Ella and Lily are two 4 month old sisters from the Canterbury area of Sydney. They are very mischievous, playful, affectionate and incredibly cute. This portfolio session was a lot of chaos ( inside my camera anyways) with ears, legs and tails flying everywhere! In the end I think we managed to capture a good variety of these two fur balls of fun.
Thanks Katie for your assistance I know you had your hands full, literally!
say “Hello” or “Woof” to Max, a staffy cross from North-West Sydney. Max can look tough if you don’t know him, even looking at this first photo in my series, he’s looking scary! But, don’t be fooled, Max is only looking like this because he is concentrating so hard on his ball, waiting for you to chuck it so he can run after it like a lightning bolt! That’s why I gave him the nick name “Mad” Max He is the biggest goofball and he was a lot of fun to photograph!
This is Hershey, a 15 year old Husky girl from South-Western Sydney. She is deaf and a very old girl, her owner Ian said she is carefree dog (I.e she doesn’t listen to what you say:)
Hershey really couldn’t hear what you were saying so treats were her main motivator for where to look or stand.
I think we have got some great expressions and her character came through the lens nicely. I am very happy I got the opportunity to photograph her and her beautiful personality.
This fun early morning shoot was a portfolio-building session in preparation for launching my pet photography business.
Seascapes is a very popular category among photographers. The attraction of long exposure and water movement hooks and lures many of us into the world of seascape photography. That’s how I got into photography myself. I loved experimenting with the water movement and long exposures at dawn or dusk when our mother nature is simply at her best.
But, there is more to crafting the perfect seascape than meets the eye. From the right camera gear, researching of a location to mastering the composition, knowing the techniques, evoking a feeling, training your eye and working on your vision & style. There are many things that go into crafting the perfect seascape.
So I worked alongside my partner Steve and we put together the best of our knowledge and created an eBook called Seascape Photo Mastery which will guide you through the entire process.
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It’s been so long since my last proper blog post. In January this year, I had the opportunity to be part of a trip to Windy Station, near the township of Quiridni thanks to a friend who organised the overnight visit with the manager.
Since I received my Canon 10-22mm wide angle lens as a gift from my partner around 3 years ago, it’s become my most used lens. I was already shooting landscapes with my old kit lens but with this new addition to my kit-bag things really started to take off.
For me it is always important to have options available when I’m shooting a landscape. This sometimes means being able to go really wide angle when necessary to truly capture the vast expanse of an environment.
Of course there is a lot more that goes into crafting a photograph than just cranking the lens out to it’s widest setting, and it’s not always even necessary to use my 10-22mm lens at it’s widest setting, but having the choice to be able to do so when needed is very important.
Who wouldn’t love to meet one of these cute little guys close up in his own natural habitat!?
I know I would!
I found out about this competition from Air New Zealand that will give one person the opportunity to go on assignment to Antarctica (one of my life-goals btw) to observe and help document what’s happening with the environment and how it’s affecting (and being affected by) the rest of the world.
I think we are all responsible for what’s happening even if we can’t directly see it ourselves.
Observing the wildlife and just being in the wilderness amongst these amazing frozen landscapes would be a life-changing event for me.
Not only that, but the winner will be travelling alongside Nat Geo photographer Jason Edwards on the trip. This alone is a prize any nature photographer would give an arm and a leg for I’m sure!
I did not know what to think when i thought of Tasmania. To be honest I didn’t think it was going to be any different from the rest of Australia and I must admit I was a little sceptical at first, but something kept pulling me towards the trip. In March we came to Tassie for 10 days. The plan was to spend 5 days as a part of a photography group from Sydney organised and headed by Timothy Poulton who is a well known panoramic photographer based in Sydney.
I would like to share a few photos I took at the Horse Rescue’s Open Day on the 28th of October 2012. Horse Rescue was celebrating their 25th anniversary and I had the pleasure to be a part of this great day. I didn’t get to take many photos, as I was raising money that day, but I watched one demonstration at 2pm from a natural equestrian instructor Suzanne Bellette with here gorgeous liberty horses.
There are many beautiful spots to explore in Sydney. The opportunities for photographing the city are truly endless. Here is one location I have only discovered recently by watching an amazing time lapse video made around Sydney. My last photo is taken from a pathway above Circular Quay, next to the busy Cahill Expressway. My middle photo is of Archibald fountain located in Hyde Park in Central Sydney.