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October 21, 2018

I often get asked what a 'Personal Branding' shoot is; it’s a series of images from one portrait session that is typically popular for people wanting a selection of branding images for marketing purposes. Clothing, lighting & location recommendations are given based on...

June 9, 2018

Recently I've been quite busy with client work and music projects (which is wonderful), but I also feel it's important to take time out to create just for the sake of pursuing and idea that excites the soul.  

I'd purchased a small blow up pool but it had been sitting i...

April 25, 2018

It's no secret that standing in front of a decent sized camera can be a little intimidating at times, especially if you're not used to it.  A good photographer will help you feel at ease, but there are a few things that you can do to help yourself prepare for the momen...

April 23, 2018

The ruins of my heart I’ve carried with me like a heavy weight. These walls were built with the hopes and dreams of a young woman so self-assured. Inside them I could hear the laughter of children. I could feel the warmth of my lover’s embrace. I could see myself smili...

March 31, 2018

In my short visit to Tasmania earlier this month I found myself fascinated by African Box Thorns which were the dominant vegetation on the land at NewKind festival. They boar sparse fruit that was rich in Vitamin C, protected with ample thorns that could pierce through...

February 16, 2018

I’ve known Nicky (mother-to-be) for a little over a year. We bonded through our mutual love of music. 

I was fortunate enough to attend her intimate baby blessing which was steeped in ritual and ceremony. Nicky had taken the time to make us each a bracelet adorned with...

February 13, 2018

Quite often I find little props around that I keep as I know that I will one day want to use them in a shoot.  The idea might not immediately be obvious to me, but it seems to evolve gradually most of the time... but I just trust that gut feeling and hold onto it until...

February 7, 2018

“Transformation” – part one “Shedding the skin”

In nature, snakes shed their skin on a regular basis. Leaving them vulnerable & fragile for several days after the process. But they continue to shed to allow for growth, as they no longer fit the skin they were in. It’s...

January 31, 2018

Sometimes self-doubt sneaks its way in like an unwelcomed guest at a dinner party and boldly helps itself to a large serving of your confidence.  All you can do is watch in disbelief at it happens.  Other times it is just the distant sound of motorway traffic keeping y...

December 9, 2017

Recently I shot the lovely Julie Hayes for a conceptual portrait where I used clay to paint her body.  We started the day in ritual with a chant and sharing of our intentions, later I began to apply the clay to Julie's bare body... a process that took patience and requ...

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