Street Photography with Snapshot Cameras and Bokeh-Monster

In August Amy and I went along to an afternoon Street Photography Workshop and Fujifilm X-Series Hands On hosted by Snapshot Cameras and Sven Shroeter. Sven is known as Bokeh-Monster and has made quite a name for himself as a self-taught photographer specialising in Street. I’ve followed Sven on Instagram and Twitter for a while and I’m quite a fan…

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Weekend: A Bebe Shower

This weekend was a weekend of people – my darling Mel was staying with us so we were eating and drinking and laughing and catching up, I was thinking cameras for Yvonne and on Sunday, I got to see the beautiful Greer at her baby shower. She had arranged a trip up north so that her friends and family up…

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A Spring [Portrait] Session for Someone

SPRING IS HERE!!! Winter is out of here and the flowers are pushing through. All the trees down my driveway have the most beautiful buds on them and all of this makes me happy. Today, the 1st of September, is also Random Act of Kindness day here in New Zealand and I would like to celebrate both that and the…

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Question and Answer: Why do you cut off half the face?

Q:  I was wondering why, in a lot of your portraits, you cut off half of one of the ears or the side of the face? Yes, yes I do.  And yes it is intentional! Firstly, I want to draw the eye in to specific features of the face, normally the eye so I use a lot of negative space…

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Superstar Model Database Registration

** Waikato Dogs ** This Autumn, and Winter, will see me starting a Personal Photography project here in the Waikato. It will involve some early mornings, probably some chilly weather and hopefully a collection of striking photographs. I have locations to test and I need some models. In exchange for your, and more importantly your doggys, services, you will receive…

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Project 365 – Week Five

Monday:  Auckland anniversary day today and a day off for me. But I drove to Auckland to fly to Wellington to do something special. Pro tip for quick trips – hydrate.  And find something very cool in multiple exposures. Tuesday:  Michelle and Milly and I go exploring around Wellington.  I think Milly likes car rides. Wednesday:  My Mom arrives to…

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Project 365 – Week Three

Monday: It was my first day back at work today and the sun came out. It shone all day but it still feels like summer is coming. I loved the blue glass and the blue sky of this photograph. Tuesday: Tomorrow Ken and I start the Whole 30. For a month we won’t be eating bread or legumes or any…

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Project 365 – Week Two

Monday: I can’t believe two years have gone by so quickly. This guy can’t dance, watches way too much UFC on TV and likes Survivor but I never have to make coffee in the morning, pick up dog poop or pretend to laugh. Love you x Tuesday: Whilst the dog is in the kitchen hoping like hell a 500g topside…

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