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Views for days. 🖼
Wedding photography post global warming. 💧🔥
Pigeon holes are for pigeons. I don’t like the title “moody photographer” just as much as I don’t like other titles (fine art photographer, light and airy photographer etc) - why? Because it’s limiting. I like taking all kinds of photos on the day. Moments later I took one here in the sun and it had a completely different vibe... it’s later on down my feed for those who are curious. 👰
Frazer beach in the winter. I love this spot. It’s where I start almost all of my pre wedding shoots. I’ve been coming here since I was a kid with a lid (ie young bodyborder). The surf was always protected here and would funnel into the shore. Many couples who I meet here say how pretty it is and are surprised they’d never visited previously. The adjacent headlands often provide an ideal spot for whale watching. During one shoot around on a side beach we were wondering what the odd loud crash was. We turned around and saw whales breaching only 200m out. Such a special place. 🐳 🏝
Yep. I cared about how many likes I got per photo. It’d skew how I felt about my work. Sometimes I’d not like a shot so much but post it and it’d do better than expected and I’d appreciate it more. Or the opposite and I’d be a little saddened that the public didn’t feel the same way. This coupled with changing algorithms causing less engagement left me feeling unmotivated to post. Removing like counts is a great idea and it’ll allow me to follow my own voice more and loose the aforementioned negatives. I know you can still see them if you go looking - but at least this way it’s not a constant reminder. Bravo instagram. It’s the first strategic move I’ve appreciated in quite some time. 👏 👏
Grassy fields make great isles - especially when flower girls pave the way. This image was taken on a warm summers day, north of San Fran on #kodakfilm. Blog post coming once I write the blurb.
❄️🌪 From one of the coldest shoots I’ve ever done, but also one of my faves. Standing on a cliff in the Blue Mountains in the middle of winter whilst being buffeted by wind was a challenge, but the photos were worth it. Georgia is seen here wearing Wes. A fantastic winter accessory guaranteed to keep you warm. Oh and her jacket did a good job too.
Managed to beat the storm on this one.
Searching for an oasis/reception. 🌴
Forest vibes just a couple of kms from Sydney CBD. 🌳🏙
Amy and James find a leafy nook in the beautiful gardens at @bells_at_killcare
⛺️ 👰 🌳 After the beautiful Teshia finished getting ready in her glamping tent I was able to ask her to turn for a quick moment before her father came to walk her down the aisle.
Blogged these legends amazing New Zealand wedding yesterday. The whole location shoot was photographed using an old film camera and the images were developed and scanned by moi. Link in profile. @keegancronin is a great shooter and so it was an honour to photograph his celebration with the lovely Liv. Thanks for having me guys. Never has a job felt so much like a holiday. 🙏
It’s pretty amazing being able to be present during some of the happiest moments of people’s lives. However it is also important to pause for a moment and pay respect to all the roses that give their lives every weekend for moments like this. 😉🥀 💀 🎉