PORTRAIT OF THE WEEK

One of my favourite portraits of the year: This fun shot of model Carla Calabia. She just looks so cheeky! The photo set a turning point in my comfort level with sitters: I asked them to pull faces, stick out their tongues or told them one of my bad dad-jokes. I got...
THE MASTER OF STYLE: RAY PETRI

THE MASTER OF STYLE: RAY PETRI

During my early 20’s, my fashion style was defined by one man: Ray Petri. The look of the 80’s is hard to pin down. Was it Goth? New Romantic? The daggy look embraced by the cast of Stranger Things? Top Gun? Madonna? One look stood out for me: Buffalo. UK...

Portrait of The Day

One of my favourite portraits of model Carla Calabia.  We were both mucking around and laughing hard. I got her to pull faces, stick out her tongue, look bored…great things to pull out some fun expressions. I just used window light a few feet away on my right,...

Portrait of The Day

Amber Ben from Vivaz Dance Shoes, Sydney. Amber is a dancer and dance-shoe maker. This was one of the final shots of the session, where we moved into another area of the dance studio. I think it really captures her wonderful, bubbly energy so well. I used a simple...