Bachelor of Science (Aviation), 1993
He has been called “one of the best magazine photographers in Australia”, “the master of light and lens”. Anson Smart is the man behind some of the world’s most beautiful lifestyle photographic images and is widely lauded within his field.
But Anson started out headed in quite a different direction. “I had plans of flying charter flights until I had built enough flying hours to apply for a position with Qantas. But, as much as this sounded exciting and glamorous, my heart wasn’t in it.” After studying at San Francisco’s College of Arts, Anson returned to Australia to start his photographic career.
Anson primarily shoots portraits, food, interiors and travel images, and has worked for some of the biggest names including the Australian Tourism Commission; magazines such as Marie Claire, Vogue Living and Elle.