Gayleen and Simon gathered their family and friends together at The Old Mill in Napier, Hawke’s Bay to celebrate their marriage in a relaxed, informal and fun day. In the morning, Gayleen prepared for the day with her best mates and her son Cullen in a lovely old villa in Napier with a glass or […]
A Sneak Peek at Stella & Jimmy’s sunny Hawke’s Bay wedding last weekend. More images shortly.
Here’s a Ten in Two (ten slides in 2 mins) presentation I gave at a Hawke’s Bay Chamber of Commerce event this week. So many businesses make the mistake of thinking that they don’t need to use an experienced professional photographer to create images for their marketing, advertising and social media campaigns. They can just […]
The power of social media is amazing. I posted this image on Instagram recently. When a previous bride saw it she gave me this wonderful testimonial and update (I photographed their wedding day in Devon, England, in 2011). Smeaton’s Shadow. Eleven years ago today I was on the way to a BNI breakfast meeting […]
Lake Tutira: a Hawke’s Bay “Winter Wonderland”. One of the things I love about being a professional photographer here in Hawke’s Bay is the wonderful landscape right on my doorstep, and the perfect climate in which to enjoy it. We had some fantastic sunny days last week, so I took a short break and drove […]
Thank YOU, Virda & Usman for trusting in me to photograph your wedding. I Loved it! “Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! A million thank you’s to John for capturing our day so beautifully without missing a beat. Your ability to capture real life moments and personalities in a snap shot is incredible. We loved, loved, loved […]
Thanks so much Kyra and Neil for your kind words. Thrilled! “Kyra and I were after a wedding photographer who captured moments and the atmosphere – not just poses. After looking at several websites we found John’s and were blown away by his portfolio – this was the exact style we had been looking […]
Virda and Usman returned to East Pier Hotel in Napier for Part II of their Hawke’s Bay wedding in January. We all enjoyed such a wonderfully colourful day. Virda’s dress was hand made by her auntie in Pakistan and her sister and Mother helped her to get ready and looking fabulous wearing her traditional mehndi, tikka, jewellery […]