Profoto B1 Review

As professional photographers, we travel a lot and demand our gear to perform when its needed most, and thats exactly why we’re long time Profoto users – after a bad and very expensive incident with another well known lighting brand.

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Creative Days – James Johnston

We were recently approach by Australian Idol finalist James Johnston to shoot a series of location portraits for his next album and marketing material. We though this would be a perfect opportunity to test out the new Phase One 80 megapixel medium format camera.  (more…)

Dept of Communities – Skateboarding shoot

Its been awhile since we have had two spare second to write a blog post so we looked back through the image library and put together a few interesting shoots from 2012. We shot this for the Department of Communities in Queensland as part of the The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. (more…)

Commercial Photographers Shoot: QCCU Mt Isa

Our photography team had a great opportunity to travel to Mt Isa in central Queensland to shoot a series of corporate portraits and advertising photography for Queensland Country Credit Union. Shooting on location can be quite a challenge, it usually means getting up before the sun rises and shooting through to after it sets. This makes for some very long days, but the results far out way the exhaustion when you come back with great images. (more…)

Advertising Photography – Curragh Mine

Put on you hard hat and reflective vest, this month we take you to a large Coal Mine in Central Queensland. The environment was like something out of Star Wars, with massive earth moving and mining equipment that really gave a grand sense of scale to the images. (more…)

Corporate Photography: Pin up Pups

We were recently asked by Guide Dogs Queensland to create images for their 2011 calendar, our goal was to take it away from a typical dog breeders style calendar with shots of puppies and flowers and inject some emotion, character and feeling into it. Take a brief behind the scenes look at the shoot as well as the gallery of  images. (more…)

Commercial Portraiture Photography: Walkabout – Bidyadanga

Last year we travelled to some amazing locations as part of an Indigenous portfolio we created for Centrelink(also see Yorke Island). One of the communities, Bidyadanga, was situated on the coast of La Grange Bay, which is 180 km’s south of Broome. It’s home to some of the nicest people and has amazing contrasts in landscape from dry red sand to pristine white coastlines merely a stones throw away.

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Zoom Zoom

One of our secret passions are beautiful sports cars, we just wish we could afford one or have more spare time to shoot them, damn you work commitments! However on an advertising photography shoot for a chain of car wash’s we got a golden opportunity to shoot a Porsche.  (more…)

Yorke Island

One the greatest aspects about photography is the opportunities it presents to travel and experience amazing people, places and cultures you otherwise only read about. Last year we had the opportunity to travel to some really remote locations around Australia in connection with an Indigenous portfolio we did for Centrelink, below is a brief look at one of the most amazing places on earth and some of the nicest people you could ever hope to meet. (more…)