Dark Satanic Mills

Kids, don’t try this at home, this is one bit of urban exploration I can’t recommend. The old Bruce Woollen Mills factory building is a dilapidated landmark on the South end of Milton on Otago’s […]

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Portrait Retouching – Easy does it!

A little while back, I was approached by Jane Grates for Sleeklens to see if I was interested in reviewing some of their portrait retouching workflows. I’m always up to trying new tricks, so why not? Full […]

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Roof survey by Drone.

I have this love-hate relationship with technology. When, for whatever reason (too frequently operator error in my case) it doesn’t work, that’s when the hate part applies. It stands between me and the things I […]

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Family Graduation Photography

If you’re looking for a deal on graduation pictures, click here. If you want a warm little family graduation story, then read on. This was one shoot I’ve been looking forward to for about 30 […]

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The Ice Cream Klone

I’ve already introduced you to Kylie in a previous post, modelling some hair colour for Karl Radel at Klone. Now that the comp Karl wanted the pics for is over, thought I’d share a few […]

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Good pictures made easy

Work with the best. That’s how you make your own work look better.  After working with Karl Radel and his Klone staff on their website pictures, I couldn’t wait to do some competition work for […]

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Tomorrow’s Schools

I always tell people – and it bears repeating – that one of the things I love about photography is that my camera is a passport into worlds other people can’t easily see. It makes […]

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April Fool! – Aurora on George St

At last I can share the results of another art-driven project, now that it’s all delivered. Last year my friends Chris and Adrienne Roy of 315 Euro motel here in Dunedin asked me to create […]

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How to shoot a portrait

How do you shoot portraits? My old writing guru John Vorhaus once told us “If you really want to learn something, sign up to teach it”. Boy that’s true. So that’s one of the reasons […]

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Marcus has left the building.

    I met Marcus at TVNZ, many moons ago when I was a broadcasting school bum, bluffing my way through my first real job as a presenter on a TV science show.  Marcus Turner had […]

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