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Lydia Heise

Lydia Heise
Lydia is a 22 year old photographer and writer from Adelaide, Australia who specialises in film photography. Her work often focuses on gender performance, travel, hyper-femininity, fashion, pop simulacra, suburbia and the notion of the gaze.

Essay: What happened to ‘Girl Gaze’?

The concept of a ‘gaze’ is not new to photography. In the 1970’s art critics and theorists like John Berger and Laura...

In defence of 35mm point and shoot cameras

Point and shoot film cameras are often looked down upon within the film community and you'll hear more than the occasional accusation of them being an accessory to "make you look trendy".