Movember at TradeMe

A few chaps from TradeMe Auckland are partaking in Movember to raise awareness of Men’s health. Today we documented the mo-gress (mo progress, get it?) Hit up these mo-pages and contribute to their cause: TradeMe’s mo-page Zachary Young mo-age Toby Delamore’s mo-page Toby Holland’s mo-page And Cody’s not actually doing Mo-vember, but he’s all mo’ed

Trade Me Auckland Office Photos

Anthony Au-Yeung and I were asked to create images capturing the vibe of the Trade Me Auckland office. We set out to capture a mixture of people and environmental shots. All up, this photo shoot took an hour, thanks to Ant’s keen eye and hand with staging. We were scratching our heads at how to make

Setting up a New Photo Studio

If you’re a part time photographer, setting up a dedicated studio space means you don’t need to set up and tear down every time you bring a client through. This blog post describes my setup to achieve maximum results in a small space. Studio lighting gives a photographer total control over how light falls on

Tips for Mum’s and Dad’s preparing for a Baby Photo Shoot

    I’ve been getting asked to do more baby photo shoots lately, and thought it would be a good idea to put a checklist to prepare mum, dad and bub for the session. Baby’s Milestones As a new parent, I am lucky to have first hand experience photographing Mikayla over the course of 12

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 / Node Photography / 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