About me

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Born in the UK, I am now based in Sydney, Australia and have always loved people and travel. My love of photography developed at an early age when I realised I wanted to take better pictures of the places I visited, rather than just snapshot records. Now, in the various different places I visit, I always hope to really capture the feel and spirit of the places and the people who inhabit them.

I’ve come to realise that photography is a personal journey, and I’m still only at the beginning. There’s always going to be so much more to learn and it’s a journey that I hope will take me to many parts of the world and one that I’ll be travelling for the rest of my life.

In my bag

After many years using a DSLR I moved to an Olympus OMD E-M5, a Micro Four Thirds system. I loved this camera however, as I developed my interest in 360° panorama's the image sensors in Micro Four Third systems made it too fiddly. So I have returned back to a DSLR, the Nikon D610. 

Lens

Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.4G
Great performance in low light and shallow depth of field

AF-S 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED
An ultra-wide-angle zoom lens

AF-S 24-85mm f/3.5-5.4G ED VR
Compact and lightweight, Ideal for travel, landscapes & portraiture

AF-S Micro 105mm f/2.8G IF ED VR
Ideal for extreme close-up and portrait work

Sigma 8mm F3.5 EX DG Circular Fisheye
Perfect for creating Panorama's

Accessories
MePhoto Carbon Fibre GlobeTrotter
- Nodel Ninja Ultimate R10
- GorillaPod Hybrid
- Neutral Density Filter 10 stop
- Zoom H1 Handy Recorder

Hardware & Software

iMAC 27"
- Adobe LightRoom
- Adobe PhotoShop
- PTGui Pro
- Pano2VR

 

Apple iPhone 6

Since apple released the iPhone with a decent camera, it is now so simple to pull out your camera - err phone - and take a quick shot. What's even more fun is the hundreds, even thousands of apps that then allow you to tweak your photos before publishing. As Chase Jarvis says "the best camera is the one that's with you"


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