vintage portraits

 vintage portraits 1971 – 1997   about vintage portrait photographs. There are several hundred portraits in the other vintage galleries, but these portraits are from a variety of other collections, assignments and personal projects. They include some of my best portraits.about the prints. Details of each original print are displayed with each image, and include the type […]

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vintage noted australians

 vintage portraits of noted australians   about vintage portraits noted australians: I have been fortunate to have photographed many outstanding Australians. The collection is a who’s who of Australian high achievers over a thirty year period. about the prints:Details of each original print are displayed with each image, and include the type of print, when the photograph was […]

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Portrait of Judith Wright

Portrait of Judith Wright McKinney (1915-2000)Portrait of Judith Wright McKinney (1915-2000) © copyright  Heide Smith. IntroductionSome years ago my husband Brian and I collaborated on a series of articles for the Canberra Times; he wrote the article and I provided the photograph. The articles were about both the photo session, and the person being photographed. This portrait […]

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Portrait of Dr Ken Crispin

Portrait of Hon Dr Ken Crispin QC Dr Ken Crispin was a barrister and Queens Counsel specializing in criminal law, ACT Director of Public Prosecutions, a Judge of the ACT Supreme Court, President of the ACT Court of Appeal, chair of the ACT Law Reform Commission, and author of a number of books, including “Quest […]

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Portrait of Sir Mark Oliphant

Portrait of Sir Mark Oliphant I photographed Sir Mark Oliphant in 1994 at his home in Canberra for a collection I was working on called “The Canberrans – a Vintage Selection”. The exhibition in support of The Council for the Ageing, was held in the ACT Legislative Assembly Building and was launched by the Chief […]

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Portrait of Jack Thompson

Portrait of Jack Thompson   Jack Thompson AM is a Living Legend of Australian Cinema. He had leading roles in many films but the ones I remember particularly well are “Breaker Morant” and “The Man from Snowy River”. Another claim to fame was his appearance in Cleo magazine as the first nude male centrefold in […]

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Portrait of Rodney Hall

Portrait of Rodney Hall AM Rodney Hall is a poet, acclaimed author of 11 books, winner of two Miles Franklin Awards, and a previous chair of the Australia Council for the Arts. This portrait of Rodney Hall was taken in 1982 at his home near Bermagui on the south coast of NSW. It is part […]

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