The Nikon D850.

The #d850 – now joining my backpack of gear. Totally looking forward to getting to know it, use it and hopefully deliver some amazing images. It’s going to be a great year.

Enjoy the Journey

Today we are flying to Minsk, Belarus. I love seeing new places, all though the getting to new places I don’t enjoy so much Travel, especially with kids, even such well behaved kids as mine are being today, is always exhausting. I guess flying 30,000 feet up in a tin can with wings at 800km/h…

10 Points to Better Understand Your Photographer

Everyone takes photos, not everyone is a photographer. I thought I would make a list of the top 10 things that will help you understand your photographer better,  and help your photographer not want to punch you in the face. 1. Yes I took 1000 photos of you, and no you will not see them…

My Bucket List – A Mix Of Fun & Fulfillment.

Hospital is a good place to think, well maybe not a good place to think, but none the less, a place that gives you plenty of time to think. Last month gave me a trip to emergency, some surgery and a week in the hospital, during which I had little else to do but think, plan…

Black & White Sunrise – Its More Than The Colours . . .

I took this photo on good Friday, bright and early at Kings Beach near Victor Harbor. As we pulled into the car park (I use the term car park loosely, more like the dirt at the side of the dead end road) the skies were heavy with clouds, grey and flat. Have you gotten  up…

Starting out . . . .

I came across an interesting website today, visualpeacemakers.org. There is a lot of interesting articles, interviews, photos and documentaries on the site, and one that really stood out to me, considering the direction my photography is taking me is the following by photographer David duChemin. David duChemin’s Thoughts on Starting Out. 1. First, you don’t need…

The Power of an Image – World Press Photos of 2013

I have just finished browsing the winners for the 2013 World Press Photo Competition. I was blown away with the quality of the images, and the ability of these amazing photographers to put themselves in a position to capture them. The ability to put themselves in a situation like this, and still be able to…

Making History With A Photograph.

So, last night I finally got around to watching a documentary I came across a few weeks back. It’s made by National Geographic, narrated by Morgan Freeman and is titled “The President’s Photographer.” The documentary is about Pete Souza, the official White House Photographer for President Barack Obama and the Director of the White House…

Language of Photography.

Being a photographer, it sometimes feels as though I speak another language. The other day while at work, I started listening to our conversation and reslised that to many people what we talk about as photographers is as strange as Chinese, Dutch or Norwegian. Talking about cropping this and dodging and burning that. Shooting that…