Dancing in the street!

Hi guys here’s a quick post again from Boipeba in Brazil. My friend Izalice (who features in the right portrait in the diptych from my last post) is a talented professional dancer. While giving me a last minute tour of Boipeba, Iza spontaneously broke out into some ‘Forró’ (a traditional northeastern Brazilian dance influenced by…

Babes from Boipeba!

Today I’m posting my first diptych (two separate images presented together) on my blog. I took these two portraits in Boipeba of local girls Maria and Izalice on my last day on the island. I think these shots match nicely because they share the same dominant colours, white and blue. The dominant white in one…

A new year in Valparaíso

Hi guys here’s a quick summer fun snap I took on new year’s day 2011. This is of a friend of a friend, Camila, playing that weird seemingly pointless bat and ball game that Europeans and South Americans are crazy about. I’m sorry but how is it a game if nobody can win? …please someone…

‘NiVan in the Grass’ selected for exhibition

I thought this was worth a mention: my portrait ‘NiVan in the Grass’ (as seen in the Vanuatu Smile gallery on my website) was selected for exhibition for the ‘Bang Your Drum Competition’ held by the Australian Commercial Media Photographers association. The exhibition was held on the weekend at the ‘DigiLife Expo’ at the Melbourne…

Vanuatu Smile

Yes it’s true, this is a photo is of a small, club-wielding boy threatening to smash my face in. I suppose if the mischievous lad had actually cracked my skull, my camera would not only have been broken, but also permanently embedded into my face. It may even have replaced my face altogether, forcing me…

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…