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NZIPP Iris Awards 2015

I have just returned from the annual NZIPP Iris awards and conference held in Queenstown. As always, it was an amazing experience with so much  amazing work  to admire and so much to learn. I was thrilled to have won an award for all of my entries, including GOLD in the Wedding creative category which captured […]

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Merry Christmas to all !

Every Christmas my Oma bakes over 300 biscuits to be shared with the family. They are mostly traditional Dutch recipes and my favourite of all time is Speculaas which is made with a special mix of spices and painstakingly pressed into individual wooden moulds. Of course Oma makes the very best Speculaas and so I joined her […]

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NZIPP Iris Awards

I entered NZ’s most esteemed photography competition for the first time this year as was really pleased to come away with a Bronze award in the Wedding Creative catagory. It was incredible to see all the amazing work by so many talented photographers. Lots of food for thought for next years’ awards … To see […]

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A Visit to Vanuatu – Efate

I was recently fortunate enough to visit beautiful Vanuatu. My mum lives there which gave us amazing opportunities to explore off the beaten track. Beyond the white sand beaches and crystal clear waters is a land of lush jungle and gorgeous smiling people. The markets were a photographers paradise with bright fresh produce and local […]

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Dogs and Ducks in the Waikato

Just thinking, the title of this post may imply that we were up at the crack of dawn for duck shooting season. Ohhh, no way. I compete in dog agility and this provides the opportunity to travel and capture moments that would otherwise be missed. One advantage ( perhaps the only advantage? ) of getting […]

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