Late last year I had the privilege of shooting G.E's 'Australia Works' campaign with the handsome peeps at Clemenger BBDO.
To match the challenging brief we searched high and wide all the way around Sydney, Western Australia's Pilbara region and Japan. We tramped through deserts in home-made Boy Scout outfits to shield us from the sun, needle grass and Death Adders (sadly, no photos survived of the makeshift outfits). … [Read More...]
Late last year I shot the stills and TV campaign for the launch of the first Indigenous Australian free-to-air channel, NITV, with the good folks at US, Sydney.
The brief was to create engaging visuals across both print and TV platforms that centre around the idea:"Stories From The World's Greatest Storytellers". Working in collaboration with the ruggedly handsome Director, Alex Feggans, we set out to discover the … [Read More...]
Introducing this man with superlatives is akin to saying Bob Dylan was pretty good at writing song lyrics, or Stephen Hawking is really smart. The original celebrity chef, Marco Pierre White, is a bloke I've admired for quite some time, with three Michelin Stars, countless industry accolades and a reputation that makes many alpha-men shake in their boots. Yet, contrary to this reputation, I found him to be an incredibly … [Read More...]
On the outskirts of Sydney rests the abandoned theme park, El Cobalo Blanco. As a kid we used to come here on weekends for its horse rides, slippery dips and welcoming atmosphere. These days, all that welcomes you at the gate is a padlocked barbed-wire fence with signs that read, 'trespassers will be prosecuted' and 'warning, dogs'. It's been closed for about 15 years after a giant fire engulfed one of the main buildings, … [Read More...]
Welcome to Magadan. A cold, dark, eery Russian town with a strange sense of sorrow. Nicknamed, 'The Gateway to Hell', after 2 million people 'vanished' in Stalin's notoriously brutal labour camps, it sits in the far north east of this massive country. On a recent work trip to Russia we had an over-nighter in Magadan on our way further north into the arctic circle, having flown 8 hours from Moscow to get there. Like being … [Read More...]