Models

“Gritty” Portraiture

Insight into Portraiture My interests in photography lie predominantly in portraiture, but I'm rarely interested in creating "flattering" people portraits. I don't use skin smoothing software, for instance, and very rarely will you see me spotting or cloning away the errant mole or pimple (unless it's...

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Swords in the Studio

Matt Goyder is an imposing fella, a giant of a man with equally imposing tattoos on both his arms. Goyder, as he prefers to be called, collects weapons: sais, swords, katanas, butterfly knives - you name it. When a bloke like this asks you to do...

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Models for the Practical Portraiture Workshop

I'm pleased to announce that, fresh from their stint at the Yellagonga Park shoot, Goyder and Kat will be our models for the Practical Portraiture photography workshop. Both Kat and Goyder have an infectious easygoing and relaxed manner about them that make them terrific subjects for...

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Lina and Jett: a love story

One of the great moments of working with models is when the relationship between models and photographer just clicks. I was shooting two new models yesterday - Matt Goyder and Wild Kat - and the synergy during the shoot was absolutely amazing. We shot at Yellagonga...

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One-on-one with the Snapshooter

As an alternative to workshops, I started offering individual photography tuition in late 2009 -- more so for people who wanted to purchase a one-on-one workshop as a gift for a family member, partner or friend. While, cost-wise, the one-on-one photo tutorials are more expensive...

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Light Magic in Freo!

Take 15 enthusiastic photographers, 8 models, 1 make up artist, studio strobes, theatre lights, speedlights, reflectors, softboxes, umbrellas and a historic port city and you have the makings of a photographic extravaganza known as...

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Brad the (body) builder

Brad McMillan, owner of Pure Fitness Gym in Canning Vale, is also a competitive bodybuilder. I had the opportunity to photograph Brad just after Saturday's State competition (thanks Dean!), and to mix things up a bit, Brad brought his wife Loretta and kids, Portia and...

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