This is an ongoing series photographed over the last few months for Victoria University using current students for their handbook guides for prospective students. The layout involved positioning the student on the left side of the page and the right being left free to overlay text.
My dear old dog Evie moved on up to the big kennel in the sky after 15 years of loyal companionship.
Spent an enjoyable morning photographing writer Bill Manhire for Victoria University Press recently. A wet day had kept us inside- but it made for nice soft window light filtering into his Wellington apartment.
Its up and running now showcasing my photography with nice big images- www.grantmaiden.co.nz
This cover page image from the site is of my daughter (10 years old yesterday!) exploring the Patuna Chasm in the Wairarapa.
We went into the studio to shoot these portraits of Bill Nelson for his upcoming book “Memorandum of Understanding”.
Author Damien Wilkins for his upcoming novel to be published by Victoria University Press.
Bit of a shabby old day that one in Marokopa, a small coastal settlement up in the Waitomo district. Occasional pelting rain breaking up the persistent low cloud. Felt like everyone had packed up and left.
I don’t often shoot portraits without some kind of lighting, but conditions this day forced us to use what was available. In between shots, poet Claire Orchard and I we were hunkering under umbrellas to keep the persistent rain at bay.