A Road Less Travelled

Monthly Archives: April 2019

As good as it gets – Aitutaki, Cook Islands

Having endured 10 straight days of rain and overcast conditions during a back-to-back resort shoot on Rarotonga, the gods obviously decided I’d served my penance (the list is long) and followed-up with five days of exceptional conditions for a destination shoot of Aitutaki and the remote island of Atiu for the Cook Islands Tourism Corporation....


I posted a different photograph of Colleen (above) on Instagram this week. Again she was bathed in Turmeric and she was norturing her newborn baby in a re-enactment of the traditional first-born ritual on Palau in Micronesia. It received one of the highest numbers of followers of any image I have posted. Yet, in that...

Nikon Z7 and Mavic 2 drone are added to the arsenal

Nikon’s new Z7 and The Mavic 2 drone have just been added to my equipment arsenal in time for a double resort shoot I’m doing in the Cook Islands for the Pacific Resort Group. I lost my Phantom 4 Pro in Vietnam a week earlier (refer previous post), and Nikon’s new 40 meg, mirrorless camera...

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