Head On Spotlight with Louisa Kirby

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A guide to picture editing with Louisa Kirby (Sydney Morning Herald)

Date: Wednesday 2 March 2022
Time: 12.30pm (Sydney time)
Locations: Online

Cost: Non-members: $AU15 
          Head On members: free 

Members - Log into Head On website, then RSVP to access

Image: Screenshots from Louisa Kirby's client work, including Good Weekend and Traveller

How to master the art of selling your photography

In our upcoming Spotlight session, Louisa Kirby, photo editor for the Sydney Morning Herald, will teach you how to edit your photos with the instincts of a pro.

As a leading industry professional with an unparalleled eye for editing and many years of experience, Louisa will give valuable industry insights, such as creating a coherent story in your photographic imagery, nurturing a critical eye, and effectively organising visual content.

She will even divulge some practical industry advice on ‘how to pitch your work to a photo editor.’

Join us for Louisa Kirby’s special Spotlight session and take your photography to the next level.


About our guest

Louisa Kirby has extensive experience as a photo editor and visual researcher working with several clients, including Harper's Bazaar Arabia, Who Magazine, Bauer Media Group. She is currently working as a visual researcher for the Sydney Morning Herald and has worked with Head On Foundation as a Photo Award judge and selector and has provided portfolio reviews.


Praise for Head On Spotlight:

"Wonderful session. Clear presentation, format - allowing focus on the images and the conversation. Fantastic."

"Judith was very engaging & her work very, very beautiful. To hear first hand about her process and experience was a privilege."

"The amazing set of images shown was the highlight. Also, the wonderful humility, passion and commitment shown by Kate to what is an incredibly challenging career."


Paid Head On Photo Festival members will receive another link to RSVP for the session.

Non-members need to pay the booking fee to join the session.

Once you've registered, you'll receive an email confirmation. The following steps are: 
  1. One hour before the session, you will receive the link to the session.
  2. Playback will depend on your internet connection and computer setup.
  3. The session will be recorded and made available to paid Head On Photo Festival members at a later date.

Head On Spotlight sessions are supported by;

Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund – an Australian Government initiative





March 2nd, 2022 12:30 PM through  1:30 PM
Online broadcast
Sydney, NSW
Event Fee(s)
Spotlight ticket $ 15.00 (includes GST of $ 1.36)