Three Women | Documentary Portraits

Three Women | Documentary Portraits

In 2012 I did a short documentary on Martha a domestic worker in South Africa. The following years I decided to continue and refine this documentary focusing on documentary style portraits instead. I attempted to position the subjects to make best use of the little...
Railsde Vigil | Documentary Photography

Railsde Vigil | Documentary Photography

Most of you would be aware of the recent fatal robbery at The Railside Diary in Henderson. Railside is our local Diary and I, along with my friends and colleagues frequented the establishment on a regular basis. We are deeply saddened and appalled by the events that...
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...