A Road Less Travelled

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Queensland Road Trip (for photographers)

I’ve just travelled five thousand kilometres – from Brisbane to Cairns and back over 21 days – and I’m thinking I’ve only just scratched the surface of what there is to photograph in Queensland. Ribbons of white beaches, pristine barrier reef islands, towering rainforests with fan-leaf canopies, some pretty special waterfalls, and more than a...

FIRST SHOOT OF THE YEAR – BOUTIQUE HOTEL IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA

THE BRIEF: Update the photo library of  The Airways Hotel in PNG, with images that reflect the property’s features, the friendliness of the staff, and its status as Papua New Guinea’s premier boutique hotel (…oh, and you can’t use your drone because its too close to the airport). Following is a short preview of some...

Aerial Portfolio

Following is a small selection of the aerial photographs captured by David for tourism authorities, resort properties and cruise companies using either a drone, a 35mm camera or a medium format camera for optimum quality. All three pieces of equipment have their place and make exceptional photographs but in terms of capturing a “hero shot”...

Sheraton Shoot in Fiji

I’ve just wrapped up a particularly productive 10 day shoot for the Sheraton in Fiji. Two properties – The Sheraton Tokoriki Island Resort and The Fiji Sheraton. The Brief: Concentrate on activities and lifestyle shots as the main resort’s about to undergo a multi-million dollar renovation. We’re shooting mainly for the family market so include...

PNG’s LOLOATA PRIVATE ISLAND – PREVIEW

I’m just winding up a shoot for Loloata Private Island Resort – about an hour out of Papua New Guinea’s capital, Port Moresby. The main feature was the pool area, the surrounding dive sites and, I’m afraid, those damn desserts which saw the death of my 19-day-old Keto diet. It was a productive shoot. Here’s...

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