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.
We got to spend some time with world class anglers Camille Egdorf and Will Flack on the saltwater flats in Belize. We were blessed with dreamy blue skies and tropical balminess that was second to none – a few big days for Costa Sunglasses via McGarrah Jesse. These are a few of our favourite lifestyle images from the shoot.
In June 2017 I went and visited some friends of mine. During my time there I made a short film. The film is a motion portrait of Sam, as told by his wife George, who together with their children live on Tennessee, a farming property beyond the Great Dividing Range in Queensland, Australia. The film discusses the isolation, hard work and sense of calling of working and living on the land in Australia. Click on the image above to view the film
Official Selections and or Shortlisted at: IndiFest USA Seal Beach Film Festival Auckland Film Festival Byron Bay Film Festival Sydney Lift Off Film Festival
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.