It has been a period of new types of photographs. This time around I was asked to take a team photograph of a friend's soccer team before their match. I subsequently stayed and worked on some action shots during the first half.
I have played soccer for a long time so I understood the way the players would move on the field and what sort of plays to expect. Nonetheless, I had a hard time getting used to the timing and tempo of the match. Also my camera settings were a bit all over the place at first. Eventually I settled down on some settings that worked pretty well and allowed me to freeze...
I recently had a chance to photograph my friend, singer and song writer Lauren O'Connor while she did a live set. It was a bit of a challenge for a number of reasons, the least of which was that I have never shot this type of event before. Here are a couple of the photographs from the event.
I found it to be an interesting challenge, and I took inspiration from Drew Gurian who is an excellent concert and portrait photographer. There were a number of challenges with this venue including the really busy background, multi-coloured lights and tables of sitting people. These challenges were certainly...
Today Transport for New South Wales released the Sydney Centre Access Strategy which again features some of my photographs including the cover shot which was a very specific image.
You can take a look at the document and make comments at the following website: http://engage.haveyoursay.nsw.gov.au/transportmasterplan
Once the comment period closes the document will be finalised and guide the strategy for the Sydney CBD.
Thank you all for your patience with the issues I was experiencing with the website and particularly with the blog. It appears that the issues have now been resolved and all archived posts should be available.
Paris is a city rich in history, but it is also a modern 21st century city that has something for all the senses. As such there are some aspects of it better captured in colour.
With today's digital cameras it is simple to decide whether a photograph is colour or monochrome after it has been captured. Having said that, it is still very important to pre-visualise how you want to capture the photograph because colour is one element that will either add or detract from the final photograph. Having a clear idea at capture will allow you to focus on the other elements of the scene to compose...