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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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Eric and Evan – lifestyle photos at home

I’ve photographed Eric a couple of times now, as a baby down at the park, and as a toddler in my Brooklyn studio. Now he’s the big brother, and duly proud of it too. I took some photos as the family hung out at home, doing puzzles, reading books and playing with cars – it […]

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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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A portrait of artist James Ormsby

It was a real honour to photograph artist James Ormsby with his mesmerising drawing of his ancestor King Tawhaio, completed in just two days in 2008. The graphite drawing, measuring an impressive 2x4m, now hangs in a stairwell at the Woolstore in Thorndon Quay. King Tawhaio (c. 1825-94) was the second Maori King, and James […]

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Sophie and Bailey

Beautiful sisters Sophie (9) and Bailey (5). Bailey was a little shy when she first arrived, which I really love as I’m a big fan of quiet photos. But as you can see, she and Sophie were leaping around and flicking their gorgeous hair by the end of it, so we ran the gamut…

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