Mother Country - Australian Photographic Gallery

Helga Leunig
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Exquisitely beautiful photographs capturing family, nature and community

In 1996, Helga Leunig moved to a farm in north-east Victoria in order to raise a family, leaving her career as a professional photographer behind her, or so she thought. Here she made a vegetable patch. Made do. Lived with the beauty, simplicity and peace of country life, as well as with drought and bushfire. Out of this period of her life came these exquisitely beautiful photographs capturing family, nature and community, every image redolent with feeling.

Author bio:

Helga Leunig decided to become a documentary photographer at the age of sixteen after seeing an exhibition by the French photographer Henri Cartier Bresson.  She studied photography at RMIT and has worked for various metropolitan and national publications including the Melbourne Age.  Helga Leunig is currently working as a freelance photographer.

Category: Visual arts
ISBN: 9781760065843
Publisher: Bonnier Echo
Imprint: Echo
Pub Date: April 2015
Page Extent: 160
Format: Hard Cover
Subject: Residential buildings, domestic buildings