Something different in a wedding shot?

November 17, 2010

I was thinking about creating my latest post, and thought about all the things I am currently doing, and what might be interesting. On Sunday, I am shooting what should be a great wedding – relaxed, on the beach, not too big. I thought a few tips on taking photographs at weddings for people interested [...]

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Mastering the Group Portrait

October 28, 2010

Recently I did a blog about taking a portrait of an individual. So what would we do differently if we were shooting a group? Many of the key elements hold true, but there are some subtle differences. I have listed the summary first, with some details to follow: Summary Find a location with some nice [...]

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“There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face” ~ Ben Williams

October 15, 2010

I thought I would write about a shoot we did this week. I’m lucky enough to takes some photos for Guide Dogs Victoria, and this week we had to photograph a litter of 7 puppies. Well you know what they say about working with children and animals! This litter had recently gone out to the [...]

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the perfect portrait

October 6, 2010

I often get asked: “How can I take a better photograph?” As most people like to take pictures of friends or family, this week we will focus on portrait photography. The first thing to remember is, it’s not the camera that takes the photo, but the photographer, so you have to do the work! You [...]

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Two steps forward, one step back!

September 30, 2010

When we take on a new challenge, like changing careers, starting our own business, etc, our heads are usually filled with excitement and visions of the future. Sometimes, though, we need to remember that it won’t always be smooth sailing. There will always be setbacks – some minor, and hopefully not many that are major. [...]

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Baby Steps

August 12, 2010

They say a journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. I think that step should probably be a ‘baby’ one. So here I go. I’m looking forward to talking with others about my experiences of leaving the corporate world (six years and still sober!), and following my creative passions. I love taking photos, [...]

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Formal Portraits

July 19, 2010

I saw a great book on dog portraits, and it inspired me to do some formal ones of willow. Here’s just one…

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