Darmstadt, Germany, 1912 – Buenos Aires, 2005.
Heinrich began experimenting with photography in a makeshift darkroom in her home. In 1930, she opened her first studio and, in 1933, she began working with local gossip magazines. During the same period, she began her career as a portraitist of important figures associated with the Teatro Colón. For forty years, she provided all the cover images for the magazines Antena and Radiolandia. In the forties, she became known for her portraits of Argentine movie stars, specializing in the portrait and the nude genres. In addition to her professional photography, she did more experimental work with the photographic image, especially during her travels. Heinrich was a pioneer in envisioning photography as an art form.
Her first solo exhibition was held in Chile in 1938 and it was followed by a great many exhibitions in Argentina and abroad. She was the founder of the Carpeta de los Diez and of the Consejo Argentino de Fotografía, and the director of the Asociación de Fotógrafos Profesionales. She sat on the jury of the Federación Argentina de Fotografía and the Foto Club de Buenos Aires. The awards she was granted over the course of her lifetime include an honorary excellence distinction from the Federation Internationale de l'Art Photographique. She lived and worked in Buenos Aires from 1926 until the time of her death in 2005.