Athol Shmith, photographer by Isobel Crombie

Cover of: Athol Shmith, photographer | Isobel Crombie

Published by National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia .

Written in English

Read online


  • Australia


  • Shmith, Athol, 1914-,
  • Photographers -- Australia -- Biography.,
  • Fashion photography.,
  • Portrait photography.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 125-126).

Book details

Statementby Isobel Crombie.
ContributionsShmith, Athol, 1914-
LC ClassificationsTR140.S535 C76 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination126 p. :
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1934796M
ISBN 100724101373
LC Control Number90152124

Download Athol Shmith, photographer

This article was published in Australian Dictionary of Biography, Vol (MUP), Louis Athol Shmith (), photographer, was born on 19 August at St Kilda, Melbourne, youngest of three children of Harry Wolf Shmith, manufacturing chemist, and his wife Genetta, née Epstein, both born in England.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources photographer book assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Unknown photographer, Athol Shmith, c s, gift of Michael Shmith, Athol Shmith’s (–90) name is synonymous with style and high society. With a studio on the ‘Paris end’ of Collins Street, Shmith specialised in theatre work, advertising and fashion illustration for clients such as Myer, Holden and Patons.

The 20 large black and white images were created by Athol Shmith (), the Melbourne photographer labelled by many as Australia's answer to Cecil Beaton. Curator Susannah Helman said his work. John Cyril "Jack" Cato, F.R.P.S. (4 April – 14 August ) was a significant Australian portrait photographer in the Pictorialist style, operating in the first half of the twentieth century.

He was the author of the first history of Australian photography; The Story of Known for: author; The Story of the Camera in Australia.

From the book ‘Remarkable’ published by Thames and Hudson The Best Books of by The Financial Review Magazine Edmund Capon / Director, Photographer book Gallery of NSW Shmith, Athol, Fashion photography -- Victoria.

Portrait photography -- Victoria. Shmith, Athol. Notes. Cover title. Text by Susan van Wyk. Brochure produced by the National Gallery of Victoria celebrating the work of photographer, Athol Shmith. Language. English Libraries Australia ID. ; Contributed by Libraries Australia.

- This is Pinterest's first ever board on Australian photographer Athol Shmith () and his famous studio at the 'Paris-End' of Collins Street Melbourne. (22 July ). See more ideas about Australian photographers, Athol, Photographer pins.

21 Apr - Explore angelinasweeney's board "Australiana" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Melbourne victoria, Victoria australia and AustraliaK pins. The winter edition of The National Portrait Gallery’s quarterly magazine Portrait, has a feature on the great Athol Shmith who was both a very fine fashion photographer as well as a great educator.

My portrait of Athol taken in March accompanies the six-page article in Portrait57 by Aimee Board. Bill Henson is a visionary and an explorer who depicts transitions between civilization and nature, female and male, adulthood and youth. His photographs follow the tradition of romantic painting and literature.

Henson’s photos portray sensuality, sexuality, and intimacy. Available in the National Library of Australia collection.

Author: Shmith, Athol, ; Format: Picture; 1 photograph: gelatin silver on fibre-based paper ; 50 x cm. Follow Isobel Crombie and explore their bibliography from 's Isobel Athol Shmith Author Page.

Athol Shmith opened his photographic salon in Melbourne during s. Notes: Acetate negatives and transparencies stored in cold store. Some of the photographs are by John Cato. Digital master available National Library of Australia; Index/Finding Aid Note: Caption list available.

Subjects: Celebrities -- Australia -- Photographs. English: Louis Athol Shmith (19 August October ), was a celebrated studio portrait and fashion photographer and photography educator in his home city of Melbourne, Australia, and contributed to the promotion of international photography within Australia as much as to the fostering of Australian photography in the world y of citizenship: Australia.

Jacqueline Mitelman was born in Scotland, but apart from a few years in France she has lived in Melbourne all her life.

She studied at Prahran College in the mids under Athol Shmith, Paul Cox and John Cato. Since then she has worked as a freelance photographer specialising in portraiture. Her work has appeared in Australia and internationally in magazines and newspapers, on CD and book.

Famous real-life people named Athol. Athol Fugard, South African playwrights. Athol Murray, Canadian Priest, educator and builder of Canadian hockey. Athol Shmith, Australian fashion and portrait photographer.

Athol Townley, Australian politician and former Minister for Defence. Athol in song, story & screen. Timeline Photography Exhibiting, Collecting and Curating in Australia.

Robert Hall exhibits daguerreotype portraits of Aboriginal people in the Exhibition of Pictures, the Works of Colonial Artists at the Legislative Council Chambers, Adelaide, organised by Samuel Thomas are the earliest known daguerreotypes of Aboriginal subjects, but not extant.

Louis Athol Shmith (), photographer, was born on 19 August at St Kilda, Melbourne, youngest of three children of Harry Wolf Shmith, manufacturing chemist, and his wife Genetta, née Epstein.

VIP very important photographs from the European, American and Australian photography collection s – s Athol Shmith 'Vivien Leigh' gelatin silver photograph x cm Adding to the prestige of a collection are groups of work relating to a particular project engaged in by a photographer and this area is a distinct and.

The concept was woven through the visual identity, design philosophy and artworks personified by a series of portraits themed Building, Melbourne, Spring and Time for which we engaged Melbourne artists including photographer Bill Henson and Michael Shmith, the son of portrait photographer Athol Shmith whose work for the project was envisaged as.

Australian Photographs: A Souvenir Book Of Australian Photography In The Australian National Gallery. by Helen Ennis and Isobel Crombie. Paperback More Buying Choices $ (1 used Athol Shmith Photographer.

by ISOBEL CROMBIE. Hardcover More Buying Choices $ (1 used offer) Re-view: Years of Photography. by Isobel. Louis Athol Shmith was a prominent photographer who took portraits of Vivien during the tour.

It is possible that the album was gifted to Athol Smith by the Oliviers at some point.) Page from the ‘Athol Shmith album’, National Library of Australia. Call for Entries: Canon AIPP APPAs. Athol Shmith Award – The AIPP Australian Photography Book Award – The AIPP Press Photography Award Now in their 34th year, the APPAs attract a prize pool of more than $40, in cash and prizes including the grand prize – $20, worth of Canon EOS professional digital camera equipment.

To see the prints up close was so enriching rather than an image on a screen or book. Athol Shmith. Donna Bailey. Jane Burton. Matthew Sleeth. Katrin Koenning, Swell and Peter Dombrovskis: Journeys into the Wild @ MGA.

is dedicated to the ancestors and descendants of the Australian branch of the Seppings family tree and related families: Milligen, Lockyer, Staines, Kelly, Saxon, Nicholls, Purtell, Rapley, Webster and more.

This is a showcase of our family history - a place to share stories, photographs and information; an opportunity to preserve our past, to. styles. Athol Shmith had been Melbourne’s leading fashion photographer since the s. In keeping with the changing fashion of the day, his photographs during the s combine a distinctly modern glamour with a sense of playfulness.

In his Fashion illustration (fig. 4), Shmith photographed a typically classical beauty. Its Department of Photography had been established in April and was run part-time by photographers, including fashion photographer Athol Shmith, photojournalist Les Gray and Chairman, advertising photographer Dacre Stubbs, who along with sculptor Lenton Parr, then Head of Art and Design at Prahran College, oversaw the purchase of the.

World Record Club alumni: Row 1: Staff designer Dave Leonard at work in the studio at Flinders Lane on a painting for the cover of Noel Coward's 'Bitter Sweet', Staff designer Guus Van Der Heyde poses with an antique camera, Row 2: Freelance photographer Athol Shmith Staff designer Keith McMenomy.

Jon Rendell () is a photographer and designer living and working in San Francisco. Born in Melbourne, Australia, he studied photography under Athol Shmith at Swinburne University of Technology, Prahran Campus, Melbourne, Released on: J Louis Athol Shmith was an Australian studio portrait and fashion photographer and photography educator in his home city of Melbourne, Australia.

He contributed to the promotion of international photography within Australia as much as to the fostering of Australian photography in. Photographer Jacqueline Mitelman was born in Scotland, but has lived in Melbourne for most of her life apart from a period in France.

She studied at Prahran College in the mid s under Athol Shmith, Paul Cox, & John Cato. Since then she has worked as a freelance photographer specialising in portraiture. Born into an auteur/photog family in Melbourne, Australia, inJon Rendell grew up surrounded by cameras and film.

He honed his craft under renowned photographer Athol Shmith at what is now Swinburne University (Prahran Campus, Melbourne). In the mid 60s Jon’s father gave him the family Kodak box Brownie. He was 8. Athol Shmith Fashion Photographs Until 16 July Enter the elegant, bold and often glamorous world of Melbourne photographer Athol Shmith ( ).

A selection of stunning black and white prints from the Library s large collection will be on display. Daily, 10am 5pm Treasures Gallery Robert Ingpen s Wonderlands. 26 November 16 July The blurb for this exhibition reads.

Elegant, bold and often experimental, Melbourne photographer Athol Shmith (–) worked in fashion, theatre, advertising and portraiture for decades. Bill Henson (Australian, b) is one of Australia’s most notable leaders in Contemporary photography.

Born in Melbourne inHenson studied visual arts and design with Louis Athol Shmith at Prahran College of Advanced Education. Other notable influences on his work include the famous Melbourne painter and his long-term partner Louise Hearman, and the award Nationality: Australian.

– Monochrome Print Award – Athol Shmith Award – Rocco Ancora, Balwyn North, Victoria – The AIPP Australian Wedding Album of the Year Award – Mercury Megaloudis, Strathmore, Victoria – The AIPP Australian Photography Book Award – Peter Lik, Las Vegas, USA – The AIPP Press Photography Award – Getty Images.

John was director and photographer for Athol Shmith, John Cato Pty Ltd, from to From to he was a photojournalist for the Argus in Melbourne. He was in the Royal Australian Navy from to   Well, Athol Shmith was a Melbournian photographer who is best known for his work during the 40s, 50s and 60s.

It is a good book full of interesting photographs of theatre actors and actresses and commercial advertising work he did over this period. Bill Henson was born in and grew up in the Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne. He studied Design and Visual Arts at Prahran College of Advanced Education where the head of photography was Athol Shmith, with additional inspiring lectures from John Cato and Paul Cox.

Henson did not complete his diploma and only studied for one year. Nanette Kuehn: the forgotten photographer. and Max Dupain and Athol Shmith in Australia – although the Ballets Russes’ visits did attract a new group of Australian enthusiasts who took photos of live performances, among them the talented amateur, Walter Stringer.

The Argus described the book as “an attractive souvenir and a useful.Histories of Australian photography that deal with fashion photography usually mark its origins in the pages of The Home magazine in the s or with Athol Shmith in the s.3 The Home, a high quality taste-making journal, was certainly crucial to the development of Australian fashion -consciously modern, The Home was a major patron of art photographers in .Julie Millowick began her photographic career working in the darkroom of Athol Shmith, John Cato and Peter Barr.

Ken Haber These photographs document the fifty-mile flow of water down the Los Angeles River and its tributaries: from a natural state, into a flood channel built by the Army Corps of Engineers in the ’s, and out into the ocean.

71750 views Tuesday, November 24, 2020