Bondi Hipsters for Jetstar Magazine

Yesterday it was a feature in Scoot’s inflight magazine – today it’s Bondi Hipsters for Jetstar Magazine. This was a hoot to photograph. We just strolled from one end of Bondi Beach to the other, stopping a lady with 3 pugs, stopping a dude with a motorcycle sidecar, stopping for a spot of yoga, the …

Rolling Stone Awards 2014

For the fourth year in row I set up a backstage studio at the Rolling Stone Awards to shoot the winners and other guests. It’s a fun gig, the tequila sponsorship certainly helps the loose vibe. Above is the 5 page magazine spread from the current edition of Rolling Stone Australia ON SALE NOW, below …

Prix de marie claire backstage fashion

Back in March i shot some pictures at Prix de marie claire, the magazine’s big fashion and beauty awards night at The Star. Working with Cybele and her Blue Murder Studios posse of photographers i think i had the best brief, capturing all the backstage action. I set up a paper roll in a corridor …

Paramore for Q and Kerrang!

When people sometimes ask how I got into photography i don’t have an easy answer. My parents weren’t photographers, I didn’t own a camera at an early age, there was no defining moment. But thinking back, the genesis of my passion for photography was in music magazines. As a teenager I was hooked on music. …

Time Out Sydney’s 5th Anniversary

This new issue of Time Out Sydney marks five years since issue zero hit news stands in 2007. I’m one of the handful of staff who’ve been with the publication since day one and very proud of what all the writers, designers, sales people and publishers have achieved in that time. To keep a quality …

Rolling Stone Awards portraits 2012

Back in January, the night before Big Day Out, i photographed a bunch of the artists at the Rolling Stone Awards at the Beresford. Much like last year i set up a little studio and pulled in the artists to do a quick portrait over the course of the evening. The photos made up a …

13 seconds with Eugene Levy

I’ve written before about the brief nature of junket hotel room shoots, and here’s another good example with American Pie star Eugene Levy. It was shot at the tail end of a 20 minute Time Out interview in the Sydney Intercontinental Hotel. I looked up the time stamp on these shots, and there’s 13 seconds …