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Hugh Stewart

Photographer


The folio of portraiture photographer and raconteur Hugh Stewart is a treasure trove of A-listers from every industry. His iconic images include portraits of Cate Blanchett, Leonardo DiCaprio, Nicole Kidman, Johnny Cash, Barry Humphries, Clint Eastwood, Bill Nighy, Robert Redford and multiple Australian PMs.

Hugh’s incredible journey - from growing up on a remote farm in New Zealand to refining his craft in London and New York - is testament to his curiosity and energy. Portraiture is an integral part of his work and has culminated in his Pop-Up Portrait Gallery. To sit for Hugh is a crash course in the art of conversation.

Hugh’s huge list of editorial clients includes titles such as Vogue, i-D Magazine, Conde Nast Traveller, Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, Harper’s Bazaar, Instyle, Stellar, Sunday Life and The Hollywood Reporter. Commercial clients include Sony, Levi’s, J-Crew, Chanel, Singapore Airlines, Emirates Airlines, Tourism Australia, Westfield, RM Williams, HBO, Netflix, Warner Bros, Sydney Theatre Company, Mastercard.

Hugh has directed TV commercials and films for clients as diverse as R.M. Williams, Glenfiddich Whisky, Tourism Australia, and Chanel.

Hugh has collaborated extensively with Academy Award-winning director Baz Luhrmann on Romeo & Juliet, Moulin Rouge, The Great Gatsby, and Elvis.

His portraits have been exhibited at The National Portrait Galleries, London, and Canberra. In 2020 he was highly commended in the National Portrait Prize, Canberra. Hugh is based in Sydney Australia and works from his studios in Halls Lane Woollahra and Station Street Co-Op in Bangalow.

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Cathy Freeman

Valerie Taylor

Winnie Harlow

Westfields

Akira Isogawa

Sarah Snook

60 Years of Vogue Australia

Barry & Miranda Otto

Clint Eastwood

Eileen Kramer

Vogue Australia

Vogue Living

Channel 5

Elvis

The Australian Ballet

Naomi Watts

Simon Baker

Leonardo DiCaprio

Polly Borland

Nicole Kidman

Michael Cain

Benicio Del Toro

Naomi Watts

Donna Hay

Bill Nighty

Johnny Cash

Eileen Kramer

Sarah Snook

Barry Humphries

Cathy Freeman

Lou Doillon

Neil Perry

Paul Newman

Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran

Nick Cave

60 years of Vogue

60 years of Vogue

Linda Burney

Bianca Spender

Vogue Living

Instyle

Instyle

Jennifer Hawkins

Jennifer Hawkins

Sunday Life

Martyn Thompson

Halls Lane

Teresa Palmer

60 Years of Vogue

Miranda Tapsell

Sunday Life

Robyn Nevin

Miranda Tapsell

Instyle

Anthony Albanese

Prix de Marie Claire

Celeste Barber

Celeste Barber

Celeste Barber

Magnolia Maymuru

Magnolia Maymuru

Magnolia Maymuru

Emma Booth

Emma Booth

Cathy Freeman

Cathy Freeman

Miranda Kerr

Miranda Kerr

Akira Isogawa

Marta Dusseldorp

Marta Dusseldorp

Elvis

Elvis

Elvis

Elvis

Lost Flowers of Alice Hart

Lost Flowers of Alice Hart

Elvis

Lost Flowers of Alice Hart

Chanel No. 5

Chanel No.5

Chanel No.5

Penguin Bloom

Strictly Ballroom

The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

Westfield

Westfield

Westfield

Westfield

SIbella Court / Country Road

SIbella Court / Country Road

Sophie Lee / Country Road

Sophie Lee / Country Road

R.M. Williams

R.M. Williams

RM Williams

Francesca Cumani

Koichi Takata

Beau Neilson

STI Testing

Celeste Barber

Spring

Matt Moran



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