Monthly Archives: June 2010

My new niece

Introducing May McCaw, gorgeous daughter of my younger brother John and his wife Melanie. These photos were taken when May was three weeks old. She was so alert, and so wise-looking! I love the range of expressions that play so rapidly over babies’ faces. You’ve got to love that wee wrinkled brow!

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“Everyone’s happier when they’re lit”

Any photographers who missed Zack Arias‘s amazing three-day live workshop on studio lighting should jump at the chance to download the whole lot for a measly US$129 on www.creativelive.com. You’ll need to create a log-in. You’d pay hundreds of dollars for a single-day workshop here in New Zealand, and here you get three full days […]

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Sam, Emily, Lee and Jim

Lee contacted me after I photographed her son Sam as part of his pre-school’s annual photos last year, as she wanted to get some photos of daughter Emily too, and the whole family together. We went for a walk to the local park, and I put my long lens on and ran ahead of the […]

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Meg & Steve’s wedding

I met Meg about 13 years ago (gulp) when we were both doing a post-grad journalism course at Wellington Polytechnic. She’s been working for the BBC in England for several years now, and fell in love with Steve (a Pom), so they live in London but returned to New Zealand to get married. Their daughter […]

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