Samartis & Ducker launch in Alexandria

Acclaimed Celebrity Photographer, Nicholas Samartis and Jeremy Ducker (Business partner and husband of Leona Edmiston) recently cemented their long time friendship by launching their new business venture –  Smartis & Ducker,  a innovative event and photography space in Alexandria.

Nicholas Samartis at the launch of Samartis & Ducker

Nicholas Samartis at the launch of Samartis & Ducker


To celebrate the launch of their new venture, the pair threw a midweek cocktail soiree which consisted of eastern suburbs identities and over 150 of Sydney’s most influential personalities, media and celebrities including Danielle Spencer, Penelope Austin, Leona Edmiston, Lizzie Buttrose, Deborah Hutton, Tania G with Daimon Downey on the Decks creating a fun filled mood.

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Both men have shown they have a flair for business with the photographers images appearing in American Vogue, GQ, Vanity Fair, WWD, Teen Vogue, Allure, Japanese Vogue, Conde Nast Traveler, Glamour, Tatler, Instyle, Australian Vogue, Grazia, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle and Lumière magazine.

While Ducker,  who is the Managing Director of the Leona Edmiston empire has proved his credibility with his deft touch in business, with the staying power of the Leona Edmiston labels as well as retail boutiques.

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The Samartis & Ducker space consists of a beautiful white open plan venue perfect for a photographic shoot, decorated with a sublime elegance which can easily offer a perfect venue for an elaborate event. Decorated seated furnishing areas also add a touch of luxury and elegance.



“Samartis & Ducker Limited raises the bar for all photography studios.  With its bespoke furnishings and features, attention to detail, beautiful ambient light, and intimate setting –  this studio is world-class and could only be the creation of one who knows photography and is a photographer himself (Samartis).  When scheduling a studio portrait in Sydney, this would be the top choice for Annie Leibovitz.”  states Karen Mulligan.

To enquire about a photography shoot or to rent the venue. All details on the Samartis & Ducker Facebook Page 





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