May 2017: The ONE Project Leichhardt Arts Centre, Sydney during Head On Festival

March 2017: Publius Ovid shown at Chutespace- M16 Artspace Giffith, ACT

2016: Feb-March The ONE Project: Photoaccess Manuka and also The AIPP Event in Melbourne in August 2016

2013- URBAN 25th May-16th June 2013 at The Artists Shed, Queanbeyan NSW

2009- Die Like A Dog Exhibition as part of the Head On Photographic Festival, Index Space Gallery, St Peters, Sydney.

2008- Fathers and Sons – A Pictorial Essay M16 Gallery, Fyshwick ACT

2001- Image Heal Thyself

Joint Photographic Project With Lindi Heap. Leichhardt Street Studios, Kingston, Canberra ACT

Nov 1998: The 30 Something Woman, The Street Theatre, Canberra, ACT

1998- The f64 group exhibition at Contemporary Art Space, Manuka, ACT

CIT Graduation Exhibtion, High Court Canberra

2010-2017 AddOn group exhibition as part of Head On Photographic Festival, Sydney

2009- HeadOn Photographic Portrait Prize Finalist

2009-2010- Moran Contemporary Portrait Prize Semi-Finalist

What Can I Do For You

I create a portrait, not just a picture. It needs to say who you are and what you do. If in business or in love my aim is to create your story or your brand. I have run a successful portrait and event photography business in the Canberra region for 20 years. I have a dedicated studio for headshots but also a portable studio lighting kit to bring to your business.

I am a highly awarded AIPP Accredited Professional Master Photographer.

  • Australian Institute of Management ACT Owner/Entrepeneur of the Year 2016-FINALIST
  • ACT AIPP Travel Photographer of the Year – 2015
  • ACT AIPP Photobook of the Year – 2015
  • ACT AIPP Portrait Photographer of the Year – 2010
  • ACT AIPP Portrait Photographer of the Year – 2001
  • ACT AIPP Portrait Photographer of the Year – 2000
  • ACT AIPP Wedding Photographer of the Year – 2009
  • ACT AIPP Wedding Photographer of the Year – 2003
  • ACT AIPP Wedding Photographer of the Year – 2002
  • ACT AIPP Wedding Photographer of the Year – 2001
  • ACT AIPP Wedding Photographer of the Year – 2000
  • ACT AIPP Professional Photographer of the Year – 2001
  • ACT AIPP Professional Photographer of the Year – 2000
  • Gold awards AIPP Australian Professional Photographic Print Awards in 2003, 2012, 2014 x2
  • Silver awards every year in Australian and State AIPP Annual Professional Photographic Print Awards since 1999.
  • Finalist Head On Photographic Prize 2009
  • Semi finalist Moran Photographic Prize 2008, 2009

You can contact me on 0418 255 416 or hilary@hwp.com.au


Engage people 100%
Relax people 100%
Create a portrait, not just a picture 100%

Giving Back

I provide photography for the ACT Cancer Council every year and have been doing so since 2002. It is a lovely relationship and one where my talent and expertise can benefit a well-deserving organisation.act cancer council

Volunteer Work

I am the ACT Representative for Heartfelt and have volunteered for the for 5 years.

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Jordan, by Gavin Blue for Heartfelt

Community Involvement

I run a quarterly photowalk, called #PhotowalkCanberra.  It is always wonderful to give back and I love to help and teach. The events are usually posted on my HWP Facebook Page, so Like my page if you want to come along!

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The very first #PhotowalkCanberra Nov 2011


I am a passionate photobook maker and also building a collection of books from other artists.

Personal Projects

I love to explore topical issues with my personal work. Currently working on three themes: death, plastic and contradiction/irony.

Publius Ovid: Chutespace Gallery March 2017


Check out my You Tube Channel to find out more about me and my many projects.



Call 0418255416