Sydney-born celebrity photographer Gary Heery founded the magazine Indian America in 1975 before opening studios in Hollywood and New York where he became a leading portrait specialist for record companies and movie studios as well as Interview, Esquire and Rolling Stone magazines, shooting stars including Madonna, Andy Warhol, Paul Simon and Cate Blanchett. Back in Australia since 1989, Heery has expanded his advertising, portrait, and editorial  work while mounting exhibitions of his animal and floral photography also featured in his award winning books.