Shoot for the Moon

I wrote this small story and had the idea for this shoot quite a while ago. Originally it was planned as a romantic couples shoot, but that didn’t happen at the last minute. I could have cancelled the shoot, but it had been so long in the making, I decided to go ahead with just…

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Raven – The way forward

Sometimes the only way forward, is to step towards the light. Take one step, then two, often there is no other way. Slowly and careful putting one foot in front of the other. There are unseen dangers in every shadow, but keep a lookout and stay on the path. Any adventurer knows these things, but…

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In the studio with Nicola Paige part one

Excited to bring this post to you. I was recently contact by the Mum manager of 11 year-old Instagram Influencer Nicola Paige about doing a studio shoot with Nicola. I must admit this was something a little outside my wheelhouse. I didn’t want to shoot anything that was age inappropriate, but I rarely photograph this…

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In the studio – Carnival Jesters

I really enjoyed working with Andrea Gardiner the other week and I was so totally looking forward to the couples shoot with her partner James. I wanted something old fashioned sweet and romantic, with, of course, a dark edgy twist…Carnival Jesters. We also brought in a new makeup artist for this one, Bella. Models –…

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The Lonely Man – Waves of Isolation

I created another piece of conceptual art for my Lonely Man series, “Waves of Isolation”. I am pretty sure I am not the only one feeling this some days, trapped behind the same walls, unable to break free, feeling like your about to drown under a sea of worry and concern for what is going on…

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In the Studio – The Girl in the Purple dress

I recently posted about the girl in the peacock green dress, such a fabulous day in the studio, however we were not done. I had won this gorgeous dress in a bushfire relief auction and had been dying to use it in the studio, so Bec who is just so generous and giving of her…

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In the Studio – The girl in the Peacock Green Dress

Before the studio was shut down indefinitely to the outside world, I was lucky to have two final, amazing sessions, this was one of them. So glad I managed to get them shot. Of course, I cannot wait to shoot more, but I guess that may have to wait. Many many years ago, I came…

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The Lonely Man – The Penitent Man

penitent adjective feeling or expressing sorrow for sin or wrongdoing and disposed to atonement and amendment; repentant; contrite. noun a penitent person. Roman Catholic Church, a person who confesses sin and submits to a penance. It is truly difficult to put into words the thoughts behind this piece. Time runs out for the Penitent Man,…

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The Lonely Man – The Voyeur

The Lonely Man – The Voyeur.  Another image with my model Tony, all images are my photos, the key, apple, ladder and Tony captured in studio separately, the city is Auckland, New Zealand, the wall and tree from Hamilton gardens in NZ, even the crates are from NZ…why NZ? I have no idea, perhaps as…

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The Lonely Man – Quiet Reflections of the Inner Mind

The quiet reflections of the Inner mind, when we can quell the storms that buffet us from here and there, we can find the quiet solitude to seek shelter from the storm. We can lull the senses and seek that inner voice to quieten all without and within. A safe harbour where we can seek…

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