Tuesday, 29 May 2012

This morning in Singapore

I'm not sure what this lady was brave enough to walk through first thing this morning, but here I was, running after her to catch this moment.
I loved the fact that she came out of her home and walked into this cloud of chemicals, all beautifully dressed, in order to step out into a gorgeous sunny Singapore day.

Friday, 25 May 2012

vintage at Te Mata Estate winery

Vintage has just finished here at te mata estate winery in new Zealand and I felt honoured to be asked to photograph a day’s pick opposite the winery.  vintage takes place in the middle of my favourite season, autumn. I love this time of year when the colours are so vibrant and warm.  Everytime I step outside, it feels like stepping into a wonderful dream, every tree, every bush is like a ball of fire with all these burnt oranges, copper browns, mustard yellows, and radiant reds, painted all over their leaves.  Entire streets are ablaze with these colours.  It reminds me when I went diving in the red sea off the cost of Egypt, and in the water, the coral and the fish were the colours of a rainbow, and every time I felt like I was there, weightless in this whimsical dream, floating amongst these sea creatures in this world of fantasy. I feel the same way about autumn colours, often I keep my sunglasses on to make the colours even more intense and deeper, it’s wonderful,
So vintage was finishing amongst all these colours. the weather that day wasn’t always at its best but at times when the sun decided to shine through the clouds, the place had this dreamy feel about it.  The pickers were in a great mood, the location was magical, and I had a great time photographing this special event.  Here are the photos, I hope you’ll enjoy them. xx

Sunday, 13 May 2012

fashion at my place this week

i don't always look for things or people to photograph
but sometimes they are just asking for it!!
that's how i felt when my dear friend zoe 
made her entrance into my house sometime last week
and straight away i got inspired, 
as often when around her
and so naturally my camera came out of its bag
and snap, snap, snap, i was away.
my sweet lulu must have sensed the vibe
as she put on her hat 
using zoe as her role model 
(i'm pretty happy about that)
and wanted her photo to be taken too
'photo, photo maman!'
mais bien sur my love!
we had a great time
the three of us
in our little world of 
don't they look stunning the two of them?
i think so

Saturday, 5 May 2012


when in wellington, nz a few weeks ago, 
we had breakfast at nikau.  
the food was delicious and the cafe is very styly.  
we were sitting opposite an old black, very industrial lift, 
which added a certain je ne sais quoi to the whole atmosphere. 
our friends rob and lou and our family were joined by
nick's brother toby and his girlfriend karen
and we had a lovely breakfast.
karen loves opshopping / thrifting
and her fashion style is very vintage
with a touch of just herself.
she looked gorgeous on that day, as ever,
with some trousers that i envy her very much 
and a sweet white with blue polkadots vintage shirt.
her hair had a very retro look that day too.
a great look altogether.
and i couldn't help myself and take a few photos of her.
here what she looked like.  
isn't she cool?



Tuesday, 1 May 2012

zoe in purple and blue dress in garden (zoe's monet dress)

this dress of zoe's is just sublime.  
initially, i wasn't sure whether i liked it, 
but then the more i photographed zoe wearing it, 
and the more it grew on me.  
now it is one of my favourite of hers that i have seen so far.  
but of course, there are so many more, 
i can't wait to see them.  
we have planned another shoot 
for tomorrow morning.  
i wonder what zoe is going to treat me with.  
can't wait...