Epic Steel Wool Photography with a Graffiti Backdrop


The Images     Idea and Theme Following from our fiery dark angel shoot that also involved fire, I wanted to build on the experience we already had shooting at Corbans Estate Arts Centre.  (For more info on our previous hip hop themed shoot, check out this blog post).  And so we set out with

Promoting Chinese Wushu

Chinese Martial Arts (Wushu) Photo Shoot


Story Behind the Shoot Martial arts has been a passion of mine since I started in the local school club back in 1997.  Training in the sport since my teenage years has sharpened my motor skills  (or so I would like to think) and given me the agility and strength to move on to more

Behind-the-scenes Video – Photo shoot with Angels and Fire


What do you get when you put some adventurous photographers and models, and a dark firey concept together? Some blazing photos! For more images, check out these posts: Fallen Dark Angel Holding a Branch Fallen from Heaven Credits Photographers Zhi Lee Photography / http://zhi-lee.com Node Photography / http://nodephotography.com Hair and Makeup Makeup by Lisa Robb Models Alisha Fitzpatrick

Creative Baby Photography As a Parent


Being a photographer dad has its bonuses.  You get a cute little model to work with 24 hours a day, and baby gets her life documented with beautiful photographs. If there’s one thing I’d say to new parents… take as many photos as you can because you can’t turn back time!  Mikayla is now 8

Planning your photography with a makeup artist


The Thought Behind the Makeup When putting together a themed shoot, as we did with ours, it’s important to collaborate with the makeup artist on the concept.   I had the privilege of working with Lisa Robb who not only grasped the concept, but added her own spin to it.   Lisa is a qualified Makeup Artist who’s work

Vulnerable Angel – Katrina McCloy


After our main dark angel shoot, we took to a darker more shaded part of the forest and did some magic with just 1 large 80cm x 120cm softbox.  To get a nice reflection on the angel wings, we bright the softbox right in close.  A few branches and twigs were cloned out to declutter the

Angel Fallen From the Heavens


Forsaken, banished, forlorn, the dark angel gazes into the heavens, angry but repentant. This image was lit with a blue softbox above and behind the model, making it seem like lighting from the heavens.  A red gel was added for slight accents to add to the surrealness in working with the fantasy theme. The fire

Fallen Dark Angel Fantasy Shoot with Fire – Behind-the-Scenes Teaser


A Creative Collaboration with: Models Katrina McCloy  Alisha Fitzpatrick  Vijay Prema Makeup by Lisa Hosted by Evoke Studio Pyrotechnics by Vijay Prema BTS Videography by Vijay Prema and Vincent Chik BTS Stills and logistics by Don Chin and Vincent Chik One day I was sick at home and watching BTS videos of other photographers. Then I came across Benjamin