About me - Flaxcove Studio - flaxcovestudio

The Artist

Intro:

Welcome to Flax Cove Studio. Over the past 25 years, my work has taken me around the world on various commissions and assignments and has been awarded multiple awards. I specialize in lifestyle and editorial portraiture which transfers well into wedding photography bringing a fresh, vibrant and natural look. Hope you enjoy my work and please contact me if you have any questions?

A Quick Bio

My passion for photography was ignited in my late teens, whilst on a trip around Africa. A gap year in my early 20’s saw this passion cemented. Travelling gave me the extra confidence to further my photography knowledge and I graduated from Falmouth College of Arts (UK), with Hons, in 2001. Over the years my work has continued to take me around the globe, to such places as the Maldives, Europe, America, and Africa. In 2006 I moved to New Zealand, where some of my favorite assignments have come through Tourism New Zealand. It’s also been a pleasure photographing a range of New Zealand celebrities, public figures and politicians ( and the occasional Prime Minister!) In 2014, I moved to Europe, where I continued working freelance, but also worked as an Associated Lecturer at Falmouth University. In 2018 I returned back to New Zealand to continue with my fine art practice and re-launched Flax Cove Studio.

Awards:

AFAR Travel award, Travel, 2018

125Live, Contemporary, 2015

International Color Awards, Honored, 2015

The Exposure Award, Portrait, 2015

Monochrome Photography Awards Portrait 2015

Black & White Spider Awards, 12th  and 11th Annual Award

IPA, Honored, Cultural Category

IPA, Honored, Fine Art Category

Nintendo, Winner, Advertising

Award Kodak , Winner, Portraiture

Thomas Gower, Award, Editorial,

Finalist Observer Hodge Award, Editorial,

Finalist International Color Awards,

Clients :

TNZ (Tourism New Zealand), Egg Producers Federation of New Zealand Harper Collins, Random House Inc, Antanas Procuta Architects, Hennessy Electrical Engineering, Quick Silver, Gull, FCUK , King St Design Agency, Duotne Design Agency,    Gendal Design Agency, Brandish Design Agency,    Creative work ,Anglesea, Image Center,    J Swap, St Kilda Water Ways, M2 Magazine, Stranger Magazine , Face Magazine, Dazed & Confused Magazine,   Adrenaline Magazine, Cornwall Today,     UNO Magazine, Exhibit -A Magazine

Work has been Exhibited in London, Cornwall, Bristol, and  New Zealand.

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