Light Painting

Light painting is great fun, and you don’t need professional equipment to do it either.  Many point and shoot cameras will allow you to take a 30 second exposure, so all you need is a tripod, and some coloured lights to paint with. You can use torches and put coloured celophane over the ends using…

Behind the scenes: Needle

In late 2009 I worked as a stills photographer on the set of ‘Needle’; a horror film directed by John Soto starring  Michael Dorman, Jessica Marais, Travis Fimmel, Trilby Glover, and Ben Mendelsohn, as well as John Jarrat, who does a great job in his role as the Coroner. Being a big fan of horror photography and films, it was…

Broome 2011

Last year I spent some time up in Broome, in Western Australia’s Kimberley with my camera; documenting the protests at James Price Point, the heritage listing of The West Kimberley by Tony Burke at One Arm Point, taking event photos for the Roebuck Bay Hotel, as well as meeting and photographing many musicians and even…

Ellie from MasterChef

Ellie Paxton-Hall from MasterChef has just launched her new website featuring photos I took on a fun shoot in Richmond, Victoria. Check out Ellie from MasterChef’s site here: http://elliepaxton-hall.com.au/

Paul Dempsey

Paul Dempsey, a photo by jshieldsphoto on Flickr. Paul Dempsey backstage before performing at the Art Gallery of WA. It was by chance that I took this photo. I arrived to collect my media pass to photograph Paul’s show, and the ladies at The Art Gallery assumed I was there to get a backstage portrait…

After the Northcliffe Fires

I was down south over the Easter long weekend staying with family in Northcliffe. The fires came quite close to my family’s property, my Dad said you could see a red glow on the horizon every night of the fires, scary stuff. We went up to Mount Chudalup, the highest point near Northcliffe to inspect…