CONNECTIONS BLOG

CONNECTIONS
Affinity. Closeness. Longing for connection. These shared experiences are what elevate our lives beyond mere existence. Good or bad, they are the muse for poetry, the rhythm of music, and the ‘heart’ in our heart. This body of work is about exploring just that: our humanity seen through how we connect with something outside ourselves. That moment when we bare our souls and open our hearts.

Seeing the World in Black and White

Christian has been awarded 3 nominations in the Annual Black and White Spider Awards. He has received 2 nominations in Advertising and 1 nomination in the Nature category. Celebrating its 9th year, the esteemed Black and White Spider Awards is the leading international award honoring black and white photography. Judging the awards are some of the finest industry experts. The judges include the likes of Curators, Gallery Directors, Academics and fellow Photographers.

An Award, that seems to just fit Christian like a glove, the Black and White Spider Awards look for photographers who are driven by their artistic eye and a desire to excel in this classic art form.

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Raffles Style

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A few shots revealed from my shoot in Singapore at Raffles Hotel.

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We had a lot of fun on this shoot. The iconic Raffles was a gorgeous backdrop for these elegant photos in my signature silky and romantic style. If you haven't ever stayed there, it should be on your bucket list ;-). The hotel staff were the most genuinely friendly and wonderful people. I'm not surprised the hotel is listed as one of the world's best.

One thing that was challenging for the shoot was the humidity, something I'm not used to coming from Sydney.  My lens would fog up when I'd walk outdoors from the air-conditioned rooms. My local team, Winnie and Hanna had their work cut out for them with keeping the models' hair from frizzing, powdering away the perspiration and preventing the clothes from looking saturated.  They did a really good job! Our models Katie and Sol I'm sure you will agree were stunning! Thanks to everyone involved for a great result!

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Singapore Sling at Raffles and such

I'm away travelling at the moment and started my trip with a jaunt in Singapore. I stayed at the famous and incredibly luxurious Raffles hotel. Wow I highly recommend staying here, even if its only for a night, it was definitely an experience. I was actually working on this part of the trip so it wasn't all cocktails and shopping, you can see more of the hotel in my behind the scene shots below and also take a look at their beautifully shot video of the hotel, here. I was sold the moment I watched it.

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Thank you to my brilliant team, Sol, Winnie, Hana, Katie and Angela who agreed to work on Vesak day which is a public holiday in Singapore for Buddha's birthday.