Outdoorsy Types | Everyday Hikers in the Dolomites

While in the Dolomites in Northern Italy I asked fellow hikers if I could photograph their portraits. I learn so much from little projects like this, how to approach subjects, introduce what I’m doing, and then make myself as invisible as possible so the subject is free to give me an expression that is real.

I tried to limit myself to a single frame of each person, no selects or options. Just “click” and that’s it. It felt amazing.

There’s more from this project on my homepage.

Kimi Werner for Costa Sunglasses

We’re thrilled to see more of the portraits from the recent campaign we shot for Costa Sunglasses rolling out, this one featuring professional freediver and spearfisher Kimi Werner

Costa Sunglasses – For Those Who Need Water to Breathe

We’re stoked to be able to share a very small part of a big project we recently shot for eyewear brand Costa via McGarrah Jessee. We travelled to Belize to shoot a portrait series and lifestyle imagery of some of the world’s top professional anglers and spear fishing experts.

Taking these portraits as close to the action that best represented each subject was key, and it was a very fun yet challenging battle with the elements in an amazing setting. This image of waterman Mark Healey is already live on billboards in the USA, and we can’t wait to share more of this project as it rolls out.

Industrial scenes for TAFE Queensland ‘Why Wait to Make Great?’ 2017 Summer Enrolment Campaign

We recently produced, propped, styled and shot over 40 industrial scenes for TAFE Queensland’s new campaign.

The imagery takes the viewer forward in time once a student has graduated TAFE training, out into authentic scenes in various professional fields.

Here are some select images from the campaign, which rolled out across outdoor, digital and social.

Sun Super commissions The Ol’ Boys project to lead new print campaign

I was honoured when James Burchill at Rumble showed financial services brand Sun Super The Ol’ Boys and suggested they commission the works for their new print campaign. It’s a wonderful feeling to have work come directly out of personal projects. We recreated 5 new The Ol’ Boys portraits especially for them.

This campaign is out now and it’s nice to see them printed very large in some very prominent places.

To see more of The O’ Boys click here

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Billy Cross for The Weekend Australian

Had the pleasure of photographing performer turned-entertainment mogul Billy Cross for the cover of The Weekend Australian. We did a range of images in studio and around his home. Billy was a great subject who put a lot of energy into our shoot and the results show. The cover is a nod back to his performing days in male review Manpower. There were so many great images that could have been used. Here’s the cover and insert page along with one of my favs. What a great afternoon

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True Disbeliever

I can’t think of anyone I’ve met in person that I have less in common with then Senator Malcolm Roberts. He is a straight up climate change denier, which, coupled with his party’s views on immigration and multiculturalism are kind of at odds with my ethnically-diverse heritage with 2 mixed race children, & 24 solar panels on my home in my adopted country. But sometimes differences make nice pictures, and we had a nice time on this shoot. We casually discussed our differing views, with neither of us successful in changing the others beliefs, & that was that. Images for a story penned by Richard Guilliatt which ran in The Weekend Australian last week

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You Don’t Have to Be a Doctor to Save Lives

Recently shot this campaign for NSW Health Services Union via 3rdSpace. We made these images by combining background plates we shot in hospitals, with real hospital workers that we photographed in studio.

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