DIAMONDS & RUST EXHIBITION

Tonight was opening night of the much anticipated ‘Diamonds & Rust’ exhibition at EscVelocity, where amazing and beautiful art occupied an equally amazing and creative space. Walls and floors were filled by two artists; NIKO THOMSEN (wrought iron sculpture) and MELINA MARTIN (printmaker). Using two very different mediums and styles, their work was brought together seamlessly by earthy tones and New Zealand’s spectacular native birds, flora and fauna. I loved...

THE WARD FAMILY

It was so amazing to cross paths with this incredible lady and hear her story. I knew her family were going to be special and I could not wait to meet and photograph them all… especially since they were not into posed family portraits either! “We’re not normal” she says. “PERFECT!” I replied. So on a warm spring evening, we headed out together to a Sunshine Coast beach. Very lucky...

NIKON WORLD PHOTO DAY

Today in celebration of World Photo Day, Nikon New Zealand held events across the country for #IAMNEWZEALAND. Here in Greytown, Nikon New Zealand Ambassador Esther Bunning opened up her beautiful studio and shared her creative techniques with a community of eager passionate photographers. It was a fantastic day of creative exploration and artistry as Esther encouraged us to use and experiment with a huge box of props to shoot through,...