Category Archives: Family

And so year two of Sham of the Perfect is done. Another year of documenting real life in a family – all the mess, the crazy, the quiet. The life. Not every photo is perfect or amazing. Some are good. Some are just shit. Some didn’t work out the way I wanted them to. But […]

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    You are so boring. You, your husband, your kids. Mind-numblingly boring. All you do is sit around all day in your shitty, messy house, watching TV all day while your kids stare at their iPads. Why on Earth would you pay a photographer to come to your house to photograph you all? Because […]

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‘I think perfection is ugly. Somewhere in the things humans make, I want to see scars, failure, disorder, distortion.’ – Yohji Yamamoto   When I turned up at Amy’s place, she had only just woken up. And like most people who find me on their doorstep just moments after opening their eyes, I could see […]

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‘You just have to live and life will give you pictures.’ – Henri Cartier-Bresson   When I photograph families, I tell them not to do anything special. I don’t want to see special activities, I want to see what you would do on a regular day. A lot of the times, they worry that they […]

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When friends offer you their caravan by the beach over the school holidays, you graciously say ‘yes!’ then jam all of your bags & scooters & crap into the back of the car & drive like the wind to get there. We love the beach outside of Summer – no crowds, interesting weather. The place […]

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