Snippets from New Zealand (Part 1)

The fact that I visited New Zealand ten months ago is shocking. The fact that only now am I sharing my photos from my time there is alarming. Sometimes I do this thing where I work so hard on my client work that I forget that I have other images I need and want to edit. Finally however, I've managed to power through my files and release these into the wild (yay!).

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Cold Blooded

I've always wanted to photograph/film something based off a song or album that particularly resonated with me. So the fact that I actually pulled this one out from my head and into the world makes me so deliriously happy.

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Test Shoot: Charlie

It's not as if I don't have content. In actuality, I have content coming out of my ears, for use of a better term. There are hard drives of untouched, unearthed content just waiting to be shared with some kind of internet audience. No longer will these shoots be gaining dust because I'm promising to myself - and you guys for that matter - that I'll be posting them here.

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A Morning At Hanging Rock | Life Updates

The hardest thing about having a creative and entrepreneurial mind is that not every idea hits you at the right moment. So much stuff gets in the way of my ideas: money, work, lack of time, resources. But it's important to keep chipping away at the mould until you eventually break through - persistence is key.

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Test Shoot: Christian

It's been a while since I've done a portrait shoot. This is mostly due to the fact that I've been too busy climbing mountains to spend some time shooting some more *~fashion~* images, but I've also been feeling a little uninspired in this department.

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Working Remotely: 3 things I struggled with in Hawaii

Working remotely might seem like a dream, but often it’s more hard work than one would imagine. Sure, you get to travel and earn a living simultaneously, but you also need to put in the hard yards before, during and after your trip. Keeping clients happy whilst you are also traveling is tricky. Time zones, adventures calling your name, and an endless to-do list can be hard to navigate – but also very rewarding! 

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