New Caledonia Gallery

Hi guys just posting a quick anouncement that I’ve uploaded a new gallery on my website. It’s a collection of images I took during my stay in New Caledonia late last year and early this year. It features a range of shots including landscapes, urban scenes, youth culture, the omnipresent church and the effects of…

Sunset over Nouméa

For today’s post I’m going back to one of the last hikes I did before leaving New Caledonia. I captured this incredible sunset from an equally incredible location: Pic Malawi, a steep mountain commanding an awesome view over the peninsula upon which the city of Nouméa resides. After a steep ascent struggling to keep up…

Local soccer fan

World Cup Trophy Tour

Today I’m throwing up a portrait I took while covering the soccer World Cup Trophy Tour in Nouméa last month. There is no particular story to this image other than to say I was after a nice fan portrait as part of my general coverage of the event. Key to this image was taking advantage…

New Caledonia Postcard

Island Paradise

Many parts of New Caledonia are just about as classicly ‘paradisical’ as it can get going by typical western conception. The landscapes, the sea and the weather allow an incredible lifestyle if you so choose. Phenomenal diving, snorkelling and fishing are provided by the barrier reef that encloses Grand Terre (the main island) in the…

Street Photography in Nouméa

Street Photography in Nouméa

Over the last few years I’ve come to admire a style of photography dubbed ‘street photography’. Being introduced to some of the great exponents of the genre (Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Frank etc.) was inspiring for me and in fact helped solidify my will to become a photographer. At the heart of it is to approach…