Tony Hewitt’s photographic journey has seen him explore the genres of Fine Art, Wedding, Landscape, Portrait, and Commercial photography. With a passion for people, places and pictures, and an instinctive sense of the moment, Tony brings a unique combination of creative skills, award winning photographic vision and simple creativity.
Tony is a ‘Fellow’ of the prestigious Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP). He is also an Honorary Fellow and ‘Grand Master of Photography’ of the AIPP, a Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography and a WPPI Triple Master of Photography.
His career highlights feature over 400 state, national and international photography awards. In September 2013 Tony was awarded the prestigious title of Canon AIPP Australian Professional Photographer of the Year, and in the same year received the New Zealand Overseas Photographer of the Year, the Australian Landscape Photographer of the Year and the Western Australian Landscape Photographer of the Year. As recently as January 2020, Tony won the Nature, Landscape, Wildlife and overall Photographer of the Year at the SWPP 20×16 Print Awards in London UK.
As an internationally recognised Fine-Art Photographer, Tony has exhibited both within Australia and Overseas since 1995, and more recently has presented consecutive successful solo exhibitions titled ‘Coast’, ‘Coast 2’, ‘Lux et Aqua’, ‘Evapor8’, and ‘Transience’ at Lynton & Kay Galleries in Western Australia. More of his work features alongside fellow photographer Dennis Glennon in the incredible 100 piece ‘Girt by Sea’ collection captivated during a 31 day circumnavigation of the Australian coastline.
Tony has been judging at local, national and international levels for over 25 years, and is a current member of the Awards Committees for both the AIPP and WPPI in the USA. He is a highly sought after presenter and mentor on a diverse range of subjects including, creative thinking and inspired vision.
Tony loves a good coffee, great music, and can still ride a skateboard.