I love family photo shoots. 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 Autumnal afternoon at Bar Beach, Newcastle. Warm, no crowds, softening light and a beautiful coastal location.Continue reading “The Hitchcock sisters.”
Category Archives: Newcastle
Summer in Newie
February 2017. It’s Summer in my home town of Newcastle. Right now we are in a recurring cycle of extreme heat, some respite, extreme heat. Soaring 40+ temperatures (that’s 104+ degrees Fahrenheit if you’re reading this overseas) followed by soupy humidity building reluctant storms that whisper rather than shout. As I write this, the temperatureContinue reading “Summer in Newie”
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 there’s school (what’s coming up? what does our daughter needContinue reading “The simple things.”
No place like home.
May 2015. Last week I hosted a gathering of my work team. We’re a relatively new group – two teams combined into one – so it was important that we spend time together, get to know each other and collaborate on our team plan. I made an early decision to take everyone out of theirContinue reading “No place like home.”