I am an amateur photographer currently based in New Zealand after 16 years of living in China and England. I have been interested in photography since my brother gave me a camera back in the early 80s. I was also influenced by my father who took photos during the Second War II in which 4 of his brothers also fought. I had been using a Nikon FE2 and using mainly slide films to take landscape, street and portrait photography in New Zealand, and Asia in my 20s.
For a number of years, I did not take that many photos as I chose to concentrate on my work. Meeting people who were also keen photographers, and the advent of the full-frame sensor, tempted me back into photography. I have since developed an interest in black and white fine arts and architecture photography.
Since then I have enjoyed getting out and taking photographs with my wife. As much as I enjoy the end result of my efforts, the process – the getting to the location, the waiting, the setting up, and the post-processing – are all enjoyable parts of the experience.
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Awards and Exhibitions:
2020 New Zealand Sigma Amateur Photographer of the Year - Second Place in Monochrome Category
2021 New Zealand Property Brokers Calendar Awards - Runner up
2020 The Motif Collective Photography Awards - 2 x Shortlisted in September Symmetry Theme, "Red Eye", "Pavillion"
2020 The Motif Collective Photography Awards - 2 x Shortlisted in October Architecture Theme, "Looking Up", "Swirl"
2020 ND Awards - Honorable Mention in Architecture: Buildings Category
2020 Monochrome Photography Awards - 2 x Honorable Mention in Architecture, "Jagged Profiled", "Looking Up"
2020 The Motif Collective Photography Awards - 2 x Shortlisted in December Minimalism Theme, "Block and Chain", "Finger"
2021 Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, Greece, International Juried Group Photo Exhibition, “White”