Kenny Smith is an internationally acclaimed lifestyle and portrait photographer working primarily in advertising.
His work has has been shortlisted at the Cannes Lions and featured in Luerzers Archive, Adobe’s Behance, and Austrlalia’s Head On Portrait festival. Industry accolades include winning 3 American Advertising Awards (ADDYs) in 2020, to add to his numerous Australian advertisng industry awards.
Kenny is drawn to people, experiences and feelings. He prefers an authentic approach with a human element to his storytelling, and enjoys shooting emotive, real scenes of life and people in a refined and highly produced way.
Cannes Lions 2013 shortlist (Outdoor)
Luerzers Archive 2012
The Served by Adobe’s Behance: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
2011 Brisbane Advertising & Design Club – Finalist
2011 Automotive Photography Awards – Finalist
2012 Creative Asia Awards – Bronze
2012 International Loupe Awards (Portrait) – Silver
2012 International Loupe Awards (Portrait) – Bronze
2012 International Loupe Awards (Advertising) – 2 x Bronze
2012 Brisbane Advertising & Design Club – Gold and 2 x Silver (Print Media)
2013 International Photography Awards: (Advertising, Lifestyle) 5 x Honorable Mentions
2013 International Loupe Awards (Advertising, Conceptual, Portrait, Photojournalistic)
– 6 x Bronze
2014 Brisbane Advertising & Design Club – Gold and 2 Silver
2014 International Loupe Awards (Advertising) – Silver and 2 x Bronze
2020 American Advertising Awards (ADDYs) 2 x Gold