Tag Archives: NZIPP

Author photos for spiritualist Yuan Tze’s new book

So it turns out that a language barrier is no barrier at all when taking portraits. I’ve never photographed someone before where we had absolutely no language in common (apart from babies I guess!). I was curious as to how it would go, but Yuan Tze and I had no problems at all. His lovely […]

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Labour’s Kris Faafoi, MP for Mana

Continuing with my theme of shooting politicians (!) it was great to meet Labour’s Kris Faafoi the other weekend and spend the morning taking some photos of him chatting with locals down at the markets in Waitangirua, Porirua. Kris has a real warmth with people, which made my job easy. The market is great – […]

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Green Party Co-leaders – great together

I was quite chuffed to have this flyer appear in our letterbox today, with a photo I took pretty much right beside said letterbox! It was really lovely to meet Green Party co-leaders James Shaw and Metiria Turei – such lovely people.

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f11 Magazine

Feeling pretty chuffed to get a beautiful mention in Chris Parker’s (past NZIPP President) column in this month’s f11 Magazine about this year’s Iris Awards and InFocus conference. He wrote: “The real value for me this year was expressed in tears. Tears of admiration, awe, sorrow, hurt, respect, love, angst, more sorrow and more respect. […]

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NZ Classic Portrait Photographer of the Year 2014!

I am thrilled to bits to announce that I was named NZ Classic Portrait Photographer of the Year at the gala dinner last night for the 2014 Epson/NZIPP Iris Awards! It was an amazing night and I am so glad I made the decision to fly up to Rotorua to attend. I also won the […]

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