Category : Studio News

10 May 2011

American Photo’s TOP TEN wedding photographers in the world – Who Me?

So the news is out – American Photo Magazine has published their list of the Top 10 Wedding Photographers in the World – and I just happened to make the list!   Thanks to everyone that has already sent me their congratulations and well wishes via facebook & twitter.   It takes a while for it all to sink in. For those that keep asking – why haven’t I posted?   Well, this has actually been quite a public personal achievement for me.   […]

08 May 2011

Good things happening everywhere…..

Things have been busy lately, busy, busy, busy. I haven’t posted half the stuff I have wanted to tell you about. So much to share.  Here’s a couple of the things that have made me smile lately. Last night I went to the Queensland Centre for Photography (QCP) to see an exhibition called “ALT. Eight Alternate Queensland Photographers”. Opening night & two Studio Impressions staff in the eight – Nicola Poole & Adam Finch. Nicola did a collaborative with her […]

27 Apr 2011

Birth of a professional photographer

Over the weekend, I was reminded of my former career and my birth as a photographer. I was photographing two truly epic weddings and at each, like at many weddings, I get asked “What did you do before becoming a photographer?”.  As many already know I was a banker.  It is interesting how banking prepared me for my photography life and even my short stint certainly helped with my success. As a young employee experiencing mergers, take overs and uncertainty in my career, taught me that change […]

18 Apr 2011

Studio Impressions in Print

Last week the 34th Edition of the Canon Australian Professional Photography Awards book arrived on my desk.   In this book are the award winning images from the last AIPP awards, in 2010.   These prints represent some of the best photography in Australia for that year. I couldn’t help but be proud to see every photographer in our Studio represented in this book.   What many people don’t realise is that in addition to Adam & I there is a small team of people […]

08 Apr 2011


On the shelves at Angus & Robertson this week you will find a new book by Susanna De Vries – Trailblazers.   As Susanna best describes in her intro, “This book profiles 15 Australian women who blazed a trail for the younger generation.”  These women have really made a difference.  One of those women is the current Governor General, Quentin Bryce.   When Ms Bryce was Governor of Queensland, Studio Impressions, (Adam & I) were commissioned to take her official portrait for Government House.    When I […]