Rakiura is a place of wild and desolate beauty. It is rugged, unforgiving and brutally alive. From lush rimu forests to miles of wide sands open to Antarctic currents and winds, it is a place in which the role of man as custodian of the wilderness is a delicate balance of repentance, repair and withdrawal. […]

Portraits: ASO

This project was for a fundraising calendar showing the amateur musicians of the Auckland Symphony Orchestra and contrasting their “by night” musical work with their “by day” ordinary jobs.  

Cheesy old greeting cards

  I’m including these here because progress is important.  And sometimes that means looking back at past cheesiness 😉  Most of these (with the exception of those taken at Auckland Zoo … I didn’t want to pay $$$ in royalties) were used as printed greeting cards and sold in different collections.

Breathe …

It’s an evening in October 2011 and I’m settled in for the night watching the semi-finals of France v. Wales in the Rugby World Cup.  It was raining.  Wales was down a man, and France was leading.  Half time, I get a phone call.  Then this happened…