Every now and then I shift my focus from the birds and do something different. Portraiture is not something I do often anymore but now and then I get asked to do some. Today was one of those times. One family group, and one little cutie from a different family, and sometimes a mix of […]
Some years ago now, a friend and I hosted a “Trash the Dress” workshop for a group of photographers. We purchased loads of old wedding dresses and found a group of people willing to model for us. I remember getting so addicted to buying the dresses that I had to limit myself to how many […]
Last Sunday I was visited by a very tired fairy for a photo shoot. She had been at the beach all weekend and was fair tuckered out. Not the best of times for dress ups and she kept us amused with her comments. “My cheeks and mouth are tired, I can’t smile today”. Still we […]
Last weekend I packed up the studio into suitcases and headed to Auckland to meet my son’s partner and her two daughters. They had asked for some formal family portraits – hence taking the studio (the weather wasn’t great for outdoor shots). I am happy to say that my son (#2) has done well. He […]
I first photographed Tara when he was eight months pregnant. We wrapped her in a beautiful piece of fabric and the resulting images were stunning. A few days later she gave birth to her beautiful baby girl. I also had the pleasure of photographing her daughter, Caylee, when she was very new to the world […]
I had the pleasure of photographing this family a week ago.
Photographing young children is always a challenge but Arabella was the perfect model!
One of the things I would like to do more of is pin-up type photography. I love the vintage look of pin-up and I enjoy photographing burlesque beauties. I am lucky in that I have some gorgeous women willing to let me photograph them. So I hired a hall for an all day shoot. The […]