Photo competitions

A long time ago I caught up with legendary sport photographer Tim Clayton who used to work at the Sydney Morning Herald. He has been recognized for the high standard of his work winning eight World Press Photo Awards which include three first place awards in 1994, 2004 and 2007 So someone to look up […]

Yalda Hakim

I have been very luck in my career to meet some special, different and interesting people. Regardless of their background or industry I think every one has a story to tell one way or the other. Maybe they are a very successful business person, a survivor, a fighter, a helper… I am not interested in […]

Eye2Eye with America’s Cup skipper

Eye2Eye with James Spithill, skipper of ORACLE TEAM USA My personal portrait photographic project Eye2Eye is growing little by little and every now and then I come across some people who I photographed many years ago. This is true with James Spithill who I first photographed in Auckland, New Zealand during the 2003 America’s Cup […]

Drone photography

This article has been taken from PDN     Spare a moment to pity the engineering and production workers at DJI. The company has been pumping out models at such a furious pace that it’s impossible to imagine anyone working there gets much sleep. Still, their loss of bedtime hours is our gain. In the […]

Operation Restore Hope 2017 - Manila
Las Pinas City Medical Center
ph. Andrea Francolini

Canon 5D Mark IV in the field

I have recently bought the new Canon EOS 5 D Mark IV I still have my 5D Mark III which i loved and the only reason why I upgraded is because I find myself very often using my 1 DX at very high ISO without flash. I hate using flash when traveling so with […]


Travel photography – which camera to take

I am often asked which camera should someone buy. This is a hard question to answer as everyone is different and everyone has different requirements. Bottom line it depends what you want to do. If you are going to shoot in a city you do not need a camera that can shoot 10 frames per […]

Operation Restore Hope 2017 – Manila

It’s a wrap! Operation Restore Hope has concluded another successful year in the Philippines operating on patients, often as young as 3 months old, with cleft lips or palates. All this started 24 years ago when Dr. Darryl Hodgkinson and his wife Katherine Hassler had their light bulb moment and started it all. Since then, […]


End of May update

The latest interview that Edwina Bartholomew and I are working on has been published. Be sure to read it on Whimn 60 Minute Tv presenter and new mum Allison Langdon was that last person to pose in front my my lens. More interesting people with interesting stories to come so stay tuned. —– I […]

Back in Australia and already in action

After 24hrs on a plane going to Switzerland I only had time to have a shower and then off to my first meeting. I know people do this often but maybe not while sitting in Economy class… well arriving back home was not any different. Even less time between when I landed and when I […]

Shooting in Milan

A quick dash to Milan, Italy while in Europe to say hi to the family is always a great opportunity for a picture here and there. Being still jet-lagged after 5 days I went for a walk early in the morning. Milan is on of those cities where you have to look for its beauty. […]