Australian fine art photographer Tony Hewitt is a Grand Master of Photography of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP). He is also an Honorary Fellow of the AIPP, a Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography and a WPPI Double Master of Photography.
In September 2013, Tony was awarded the prestigious title of AIPP Professional Photographer of the Year, and in the same year received the New Zealand Overseas Photographer of the Year, and the Australian Landscape Photographer of the Year. He has also been awarded the Western Australian Landscape Photographer of the Year, a title he has won on 3 other occasions including in 2015. and was Western Australian Professional Photographer of the Year in 1994 and 2004. In 2016 his landscape images were awarded 1st, 2nd & 3rd place in the Landscape Category at the WPPI awards in Las Vegas.
Tony was also invited to be a core artist at the prestigious 2013 Ballarat International Foto Biennali. He has an international competition judge since 1995.
Tony is the current Chairman of the Australian Professional Photography Awards and is regularly sought after as a keynote speaker and presenter, both within Australia and internationally. He was invited to be a part of the Wizards of OZ collective in a representation of Australia Photographic Artists exhibited at the Pingyao International Photo Festival in China in 2014 and exhibits regularly both within Australia and abroad. He recently completed another solo exhibition at the prestigious Lynton and Kay Gallery in Perth titled ‘Lux et Aqua’ which followed on from his highly successful ‘Coast’ & ‘Coast 2’ fine-art aerial exhibitions.