Monthly Archives: September 2008

30 Sep 2008

Official Portraits

AUSTRALIAN GOVERNOR GENERAL QUENTIN BRYCE Her Excellency the Governor General of Australia, Quentin Bryce commissioned Studio Impressions to do her final portrait in her most recent role as Governor of Queensland.  How proud do I feel that my portrait will hang amongst the portraits of all the previous Queensland Governors in the sitting room of Government House. Even more exciting is that Her Excellency loved our images so much that she selected one to be the official portrait in the […]

30 Sep 2008

Happy Birthday!

Birthday month in the studio.  In September we celebrated the birthdays of four of our staff – Nicola, Gabe Adam and me (Marcus).  Happy Birthday guys!  I particularly enjoyed Adam’s birthday because his parents came to visit from Mackay and Adam let me take a family portrait of them to celebrate.   Sometimes as photographers we forget to get portraits of our own family – so it was great that Adam took his own advice and got a record of the […]

03 Sep 2008

Youngcare & Bernard Fanning

Also this month I got to photograph Bernard Fanning (lead singer of Powderfinger) in his role as Ambassador for Youngcare.   Youngcare is a fantastic charity that gives independence and dignity to young people in care.  Bernard donates his time, his talent and his music to raise awareness of Youngcare.   Studio Impressions are also proud supporters of Youngcare, donating our time and photographic skills to help them raise the profile of their work.   In this capacity Youngcare asked me to photograph […]