Articles - 2011

Dusk at The Entrance

We have just come back from a few days on the Central Coast of New South Wales. While we were there, I managed to get some dawn and dusk seascaping and some location recce done. I shot Norah Head, The Entrance, Soldiers Point, and also did some recce at Forresters Beach and Spoon Bay just... [more]

Recce at Soldiers Point

We have come up to the Central Coast of NSW for a short holiday. Since arriving this afternoon, we have gone to Norah Head Lighthouse, and as I type this, I am sitting on a rock on Soldiers Point, a fantastic rock shelf two minutes south of Norah Head. I decided to recce this place... [more]

Revisiting Sarah Jane

After looking at some portraits today, I felt inspired to trawl back through the archives of some portraits I shot last year. In September of 2010 I photographed a fantastic young model called Sarah Jane Kelly.  The shoot took place at Berrima in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales. I had photographed Sarah once before, but... [more]

Feature Article in Australian Photography Magazine - November, 2011

A few months ago, I was asked by Robert Keeley, the editor of Australian Photography magazine, if I would consider writing a feature for the magazine. I had sent some images for the magazine's competition, and when he received them for review, he saw a story in one of the images. The image which captured... [more]

Happy Anniversary, Baby

Our anniversary day was last week, and I bought a bunch of roses for Xenedette as a surprise. Last weekend I decided that I might shoot a macro image of the petals of one of the roses. I decided to shoot in natural light, and sprayed the petals with a water gun to produce the... [more]

Lonely Darkroom: Light Painting Revisited

Here is a nocturnal urban landscape I shot at Sydney's Middle Head Fort using creative light painting techniques back in 2009. I had never published it until now. To create this image I used a combination of fluorescent white light and a red cold cathode light to illuminate the bunker in the night sky to... [more]