The England Family


It was an absolute pleasure to photograph the England family. I’ve known Jo and Xavier since Space so it was pretty special to capture Xavier before his 3rd birthday. Nothing makes me happier than celebrating connection and love like this! The wind was doing delightful things to Jo’s hair! We were so lucky when the [...]

Photo Retouching – The Mummy


Photo Retouching challenge from The Mummy November Photoshop Challenge: A couple of weeks back I was watching the Mummy, the one with Tom Cruise. And I saw the Mummy’s eyes and thought to myself, “Those eyes are frickn cool, I’ve never seen that before, I wonder if I could that.” A few days later @jenthousandwords [...]

Moose Tea Product Labels and Bag Composite


I love working efficiently... In this project each image required a similar workflow, once I plan the workflow, I should be able to finish each image efficiently. That happened with this job. I prepared Moose Tea's image labels for print and then edited these product bag composites with their different labels and different bag sizes. Using [...]

Moose Tea Product Photography


"Taryn went above and beyond and helped turn our vision into reality." Oh such a good feeling to read great feedback. It was a beautiful sunny day when I shot these product images. It was definitely a reggae playlist photoshoot. I really enjoyed finding different configurations for the different teas and photographing them show the [...]

Moose Tea Banner Photography


For young sister Entrepreneurs Mech and Hin from Moose Tea, their brand represents: Nature and a connection to the earth. For health conscious tea drinkers. In awe of something that's new and old. Tasting our tea's bring satisfaction and happiness. After careful thought as to what is representative of their brand, I pitched this [...]



I was very proud when I saw this image displayed with a bronze banner at the 2017 NZIPP Iris awards. This image had been entered in illustrative and had many amazing entries. I wasn't confident that I would get a placing because this image is mostly constructed on Photoshop. However, the category, illustrative, is [...]

Kakama Kayaks Web Design


Kakama Kayak's import performance level kayaking gear direct from Europe Karl and Sarah Southall from South Taranaki love performance kayaking. They both have a background in professional kayaking and love it so much that when they realised there was a need in the market for high quality professional kayaking equipment, they decided to turn their [...]

Multicoloured Sunset with a Metal Finish


I was so excited when these bad boys arrived in the mail because I have waited so long to see one of my photos printed with a metal finish. I first saw photos printed on metal in London three years ago, I loved how the finish made the colours look so vivid; I wanted nothing [...]