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The Hitchcock sisters.

I’ve yet to undertake a family photo shoot I haven’t enjoyed. Perhaps I’ve been lucky, but the families I’ve had the pleasure of spending time with have been a joy to photograph. The Hitchcock family was no exception. Three sisters and their Mum on a […]

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Mum’s 70th.

May 2017. My Mum is turning 70. The “Festival of Frances” has been up and running since Friday night and looks to continue well into the week. Today, we surprised Mum. She arrived late morning for what she thought was a family BBQ but instead […]

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The simple things.

November 2016. There’s a lot to be said about focusing on the present and enjoying the moment. Sounds easy? It’s hard, at least for me. Working life demands that I constantly be planning, implementing and improving; it’s a continuous loop that involves contemplating ‘next steps’. Then […]

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Have courage.

November 2016. Portraits. The traditional head-and-shoulders study or eyes-straight-down-the-camera is something with which we are all familiar. In photographing children there is something to be said for capturing a more ‘editorial style’ of portrait. They are changing and growing so fast; a photographic portrait of […]

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Keepsake.

2015. Last weekend I bought a book. I’m a lover of book shops and can rarely visit one without walking away with a purchase. I like the tactile pleasure of reading a physical book and have never quite found the same joy in reading a […]

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A story, photography and me.

i) ANZAC Day ANZAC Day was last month, a day in Australia where we remember all who have defended our country, those who have served and those who have fallen. My family and I attended the Newcastle ANZAC March, something that’s becoming a regular gig […]

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