Children and animals

October 30, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
They say never work with children and animals but both can be a lot of fun. When shooting for a newspaper, particularly one with a history of outstanding images like the Age, both children and animals can be a real bonus. Fortunately for me the animal man was attending the school with all manner of native wild life. Add a young lady with a cute smi...
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China

July 20, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
The beauty of Asia and its people is not more evident than in China. Sure there are a lot of people but even in non verbal exchanges it is obvious they enjoy a joke and aspire to much the same things as we do. The big difference is their fascinating culture and the way it is clashing with the modernisation and westernising of the country. From a ph...
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Fashion and horses

May 02, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Maybe I am stuck in rut here but again here I am with Equidae and elegance as a theme. It seems it is often that last shot that produces the best image - mostly when we are more interested in getting in out of the rain and darkness. Model Corina though is unstoppable and so is MUA/stylist Megan as we rounded off an afternoon of being on a woodpile...
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Horses and fashion

February 21, 2017  •  1 Comment
Shooting fashion is always fun and usually has its challenges. Here stylist Belinda (left), Hygain marketing executive Jennifer (right)and myself demonstrate the relief that comes when over ninety product shots are completed in a day. While Hygain is Australia's premier horse feed supplement company it also carries a range of fashion items and hors...
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Getting painterly

November 24, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
You have heard of the painterly look in photography. This is not quite an image that looks like a painting but it certainly looks like I have risked a coat of auto paint on my lens. When your client is a panel shop and the job is to capture their expertise sometimes you need to be ready to get the clothes messy. And when it comes to expertise the...
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