Category Archives: inspiration

What exactly is a Photographer?

It takes some time, practice and patience to be a photographer. You need to learn the technical and the creative side of a craft that is now one of the most used thinks in the world. Everyday they say that billions of images are captured and shared. Photographers make decisions, they don’t just fluke one…

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Mel was interviewed about shooting Maternity. Check it out!

Morgana Creely over at image cinematic (http://www.morganacreely.com) interviewed me recently about photographing Maternity and the storytelling aspect of that. Check it out!! Tell me what you think in the comments below.

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Are we going to have an entire generation without photographs to remind them of days gone by?

Our family got togehter to have a big family reunion in the beautiful Flinders Rangers  and it made me think about the amazing photographs that our family have. Images of my grandparents and parents wedding day, the family photographs that were done by professionals, the snap shots and slides that have become invaluable to us.…

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Photography doesn’t need to be perfect to be perfect

Sometimes photography doesn’t need to be technical.  Sometimes it more about what the image represents than it being technically perfect. I am sure you have an photo somewhere, maybe one from when you were younger, or one on your phone from recently, that is out of focus, bad lighting, or just silly behavior, or all…

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Turning Pro – Warning, the content of this blog may upset some readers ;-)

So you’re thinking about becoming a Pro Photographer or you already call yourself a Professional. Let look at what being Professional really means. The entry into the business of photography has become so low. Some days it feels like everyone is calling themselves a photographer. So what is the difference between the amateur and the professional? Let’s not…

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Who rocks our world Wednesday – Frank Hurley

Frank Hurley is well known in the history of Australian photographers. The best part about the Internet is we now can watch all sorts of Documentories online, and here is a series that is a wonderful record of the world of Frank Hurley. What i love about him is that he got in trouble with…

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Who Rocks our World Wednesday! – Steve Jobs

On October 5 2011 one of the most inspirational of all business people left this planet. He left such an amazing legacy, one that still touches so many people. Steve Jobs didn’t just create an amazing company in apple but has created an exceptional amount of inspirational information. What an amazing man. Listening to him…

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OMG the Zombie Apocalypse has started! You might be affected and not even know it.

OMG the Zombie Apocalypse has started! You might be affected and not even know it. It’s only attacking small business people, and they don’t even know that they are infected. And it’s hitting the Small businesses of Photographers the hardest! Luckily there is a cure and recovery plan. As a member of the photography community…

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Who Rocks our World Wednesday ~ Sue Bryce.

Sue Bryce is one of the most amazing speakers that you will ever hear from. She has touched so many photographers and is best known for her courses on Creative Live. I first met Sue in 2010 at The Nikon Event on Queensland’s Beautiful Sunshine Coast. Her presentation was amazing, so much so that I…

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Who Rocks our World Wednesday! – Israel Smith

Wednesday can sometimes be a tough day so every 2 weeks we are going to bring to you those that rock our world. Someone or something that we have seen that inspired us and lifted us to get us over hump day. So our very first who Rocks our World Wednesday is Israel Smith. I…

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