Helga is an accomplished documentary photographer who has worked on staff for numerous
publications such as The Age, The Times on Sunday, The Good Weekend, The Big Issue and
Meanjin. She has photographed documentary projects for a diverse array of clients, including
SBS, the Australian Conservation Foundation, Unicorn Films, Five Mile Press and Text
Publishing. Her work is exhibited widely and is held in numerous public and private collections,
including the National Portrait Gallery, The National Library of Australia and the Epworth Art
Collection. In 2015, a series of Helga’s photographs depicting family, community and rural life
were published by Five Mile Press in the book Mother Country. She holds a Masters of
Contemporary Art from the Victorian College of the Arts. She is currently working on a new
collection of photographs celebrating the Abbotsford Convent and is a member of an
independent collective of documentary photographers.
Helga runs photography workshops and can be engaged to shoot documentary projects. Get in
touch to find out more.