Monthly Archives: August 2011

A shot from the studio..

Last week i had the pleasure of shooting a music duo for their album cover and various other mediums. We also shot all their instruments. Here is one of the finished shots..Lighting- One huge softbox overhead, 2 strip boxes on the backround. Enjoy.

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How badly do you want success in your field??

Here’s a pretty inspiring video that poses a simple question: “how bad do you want it”? It’s from motivational speaker Eric Thomas’ “Secrets to Success” talk, meant to help people accomplish their goals, whether it’s “academically, financially, relationally”, etc… Definitely applicable to those passionate about improving their photography.

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Big Announcement! New Website Coming Soon..

My flash website is old now and out dated. Being a flash website is cool in many ways but updating it regularly is not possible for me and doing new photo shoots all the time, i need to keep it updated my latest and greatest so i’m working on a new one. HTML for Ipad...

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Sequences from QLD Inline Skating Titles

Last week i covered the QLD titles down the coast. I didn’t have a chance to use flashes or even set-up anywhere. I just ran around the coarse and shot sequences with my fisheye. Putting sequences together in photoshop is pretty easy with Automate tool but sequences with a fisheye are even more tricky as...

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First photos printed in a newspaper

I attended an awesome event on the weekend at Pizzy Park at the Gold Coast. It was the QLD inline skating titles. Years ago i would have entered but this year we just skated in the over 30′s section. Anyway i covered the event and took a few photos along the way. Photographing competitions is...

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Lighting Workshop was a great success.

Last month i ran lighting workshops every saturday morning. I had full classes and thank you very much for everyone who turned out. We covered everything from reflectors, to one light set-ups then onto outdoor large set-ups with flashes and softboxes. Here is a bunch of behind the scenes photos i shot from my phone...

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Lighting Explained

One of my jobs as a photographer is to be able to diagnose (pull apart) other images and know exactly how they were shot and lit because clients hand me images at the start of a shoot or at a meeting to prepare for a shoot and i need to be able work out the...

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New Flavor Advertisement

I’ve got to let you know, i love it when my photos go to print. This photo was shot for the scooter company called Flavor a few months ago. I didn’t know scooters were progressing so fast into a sick sport. Enter Willard. He busted out this air at Capalaba skatepark and we put together...

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M2R Commercial Preview

Following on from the DriRider campaign i shot a few months ago, they got me back to shoot the boys from the Monster Energy Kawasaki Team, Billy Mackenzie, Phil Nicoletti and aussie rider Dean Ferris. A great surprise turned up in my inbox on Friday afternoon with Rob emailing this advert he just finished that...

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I’ve been assisting

Assisting for other photographers is always one of the best way to learn. I tried years ago to contact photographers to get some assisting work but for some reason it never happened. Anyway learning on the job is amazing, even if you know in your head how to light a certain scene or compose images,...

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