The Despain Family


It was so much FUN photographing your beautiful family Andrea! Ohawe beach is one of my favourite places in the world and the perfect place to photograph this beautiful family. The weather and light played ball for a couple of hours on this cold winters day.  I love the stories and love that we’ve [...]

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 [...]



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 [...]