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This year I was lucky enough to be able to go to New Zealand's Premiere Nostalgic Event, the Beach Hop 2017 with some friends. While not going as an official Professional Photos photographer, I did take my camera gear along ...

Photographing at Beach Hop 2017

Commercial and Events

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A Model Portfolio Photoshoot on the Edge of a Storm This was a photoshoot that went a little wrong but we pushed through and managed to get some great images. The original plan was to do a bikini photoshoot with a model in ...

Model Photoshoot in a Storm

Fashion - Editorial Shoots, Portraits, Strobist

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It has been an interesting summer in New Zealand and I managed to get back down to Lake Taupo and Mount Ruapehu towards the end of summer. There was a road trip in Spring but that was pretty much rained out. You can view ...

Photos of Lake Taupo and Mount Ruapehu

Landscapes - Postcards and Pictures

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I have been wanting to take some sunrise photographs at an Auckland beach location over the summer. This location has a great wharf and a beautiful view, so that combination should surely be a winner in my landscape ...

Photos of Sunrise at Wharf with Foggy Surprise

Landscapes - Postcards and Pictures

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So what is so great about a tree by the beach? In New Zealand, the Pohutukawa Tree is also called the New Zealand Christmas Tree, because it blooms with magnificent red flowers, from early December through to just after ...

Photographing Pohutukawa Trees on the Beach

Landscapes - Postcards and Pictures

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Recently I had the opportunity to photograph some sisters in the Professionalphotos studio set up and this was a real joy. One of the key things about any portrait photos is to try and have fun. This means that as a ...

Fun Studio Photos with Happy Sisters

Portraits, Strobist

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Here at Professionalphotos, edgy is what we do the best and the chance to take some family portraits that look as if they are straight off a music album cover, is so much fun. Once again I was approached by one of my repeat ...

Edgy Urban Style Family Photos

Portraits, Strobist

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Recently I went on a Professionalphotos Photo Challenge to photograph some of the best spots in Rotorua. This is a major tourist town in New Zealand and it is also the geothermal capital of the country. My mission was to ...

Best photo spots in Rotorua

Landscapes - Postcards and Pictures

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Getting good landscape photographs is a real art form. Many people have some good luck with getting lovely snapshots with their cameras because they are at the right place at the right time. While these snapshots have their ...

3 Big Tips to improve your Landscape Photography

Landscapes - Postcards and Pictures, Tutorials

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* WARNING, while artistic, the following image may not be appropriate for all readers, so discretion is advised.* One of my favorite types of photoshoots is a themed fashion, or portrait session, where Professionalphotos ...

Autumn Forest Nymph Portrait

Fashion - Editorial Shoots, Portraits, Strobist

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    Recently I went to Waiheke Island, which is about a 45 minute boat ride from Auckland City. I was doing a challenge where I had to capture three photos of specific things on the Island. The weather ...

3 of the best photos of Waiheke Island

Landscapes - Postcards and Pictures, Tutorials

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Recently Professionalphotos did a photoshooot of a cheerleader out of Auckland. I have photographed this personality before and it is always a fun photoshoot, due to her sense of humour. You can check out her previous ...

Studio photos of a cheeky cheerleader

Portraits, Strobist