Tokoroa | Environmental Portrait

Tokoroa | Environmental Portrait

My latest visit to Tokoroa introduced me to Venya from the local craft shop. Venya deems from Russia and apparently is a referral to boyhood. The shop is maize of craft and color and Venya was kind enough to allow me to include an environmental portrait with my...
Splore 2014

Splore 2014

How lucky was I this year to be able to attend the 10th Splore music and arts festival. Held at Tapapakanga Regional Park, it couldn’t have been scheduled for  a better summer weekend.  The sun was such an integral part of the celebrations that I tried to use it as...
Banners on the Beach | Documentary Photography

Banners on the Beach | Documentary Photography

At the end of last year over 5,000 people gathered on various west coast beaches to take a stand against the Anadarko drill-ship that was at that time, just off the coast of Raglan. I took the opportunity to do a short documentary photography series.  It couldn’t have...
Auctions 1998 and 2012 | Documentary Photography

Auctions 1998 and 2012 | Documentary Photography

Recently one of my fellow photography students reminded me about a documentary I started many moons ago when we were both still in our first year (1998 she types in small print). When I went back to South Africa in 2012 I managed to do a follow up shoot. The event...
Rumble in the alley | Documentary Photography

Rumble in the alley | Documentary Photography

On the 5th of October I attended the Rumble in the alley custom bike show. The day was a huge success with a good number of memorable entries, live entertainment and a sizeable crowd to appreciate the machines on display. Not surprisingly my friend Steve rode away...