Venture Blog

Why I’m a photographer, not a model

This is why physique models, like Brad here, belong in front of the camera, and why photographers (such as yours truly) should really know better and stay BEHIND the camera! :-) (Thanks to Pearl, Brad's girlfriend, for taking this image during Brad's physique shoot for...

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forme

'forme' is a project about the human body that I'm hoping to publish later this year or early 2012. I'm going to be photographing bodies - all kinds of bodies, taut, thin, round, square, strong, frail, fruity, vanilla, smooth, textured, plain, inked...

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Get over your fear of flash

At some point in our collective photographic careers, we'll need to deal with the flash. There's no avoiding it. As much as you want to claim to be a "natural light photographer" you know that there will come a time when you'll need to wrap...

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Surf’s Up! at Muttonbird

I'm back from awesome Albany covering the fifth and final Navy Series surf rowing competition at Muttonbird Beach. I'd joined a band of merry boaties from Secret Harbour on this trek to WA's deep, deep south, all the way to the magnificent surroundings of Muttonbird,...

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60 Minute Snapshots on Show

60 Minutes. 60 Photos. That was the challenge posed to 18 Perth photographers, myself included, who were participating in the 60 Minute Snapshot Project at the inaugural Beaufort Street Festival in November. Each photographer selected a theme, and had to shoot 60 frames of that theme...

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Five Photo Projects for the New Year

A New Year often means new resolutions. Whether we keep them or not - well, that's another story! But a New Year can also present a great opportunity to give your creative juices (and your camera) a kick start. If you're really into your photography, then...

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