Tummy Time with Amelie (feat. Kip & Co)

Born on Christmas day, my goddaughter, Amelie, is now just over seven months old! She has grown so quickly, already lifting her head up with ease at the Tummy Time stage. I shot Amelie just a few days after she was born (see here) and it is…

August Feature Artist: Su-An Ng

Su-An Ng’s films are powerful in their refined style. But extensive  sketches, research, planning, and hands-on experimentation are all part of her artistic process. Working with a combination of animation techniques including digital, hand drawn, stop motion and 3D animation, Su-An’s films have a tactile characteristic that…

Dinner at Ms G’s

The playful nature of Ms G’s is indicated by its name, a cheeky take on the notorious food enhancer MSG. With its urban street interior decor paired with a stunning view of the Sydney city, Ms G’s is four stories of tasty dishes that play on Asian cuisine standards, served up…

In Colour: Mark’s tattoos

Last July, my friend Mark had colour added to some of his tattoos, and let me tag along to see the process. What was your first tattoo? Is there a story behind it?  Well, my first tattoo was a gold fish. It was designed by my older…

Bright Lights & the Big City

Vivid Sydney – festival of lights, music and ideas – has certainly taken it up a notch over the past few years (click here to see my photos from 2010)! Whilst there were quite a number of special events that had been put on as part of…

In the Studio with Kaylene Milner

A little while ago Lucinda and I visited designer Kaylene Milner at her studio, for a feature published in Curium magazine. It was a treat to get a behind the scenes look at Kaylene’s design process – definitely one to watch! These photos didn’t make it into the magazine, so I thought…

July Feature Artist: Kieran Butler

Kieran Butler is an artist and fellow COFA honours student. Working within the field of post-photography, Kieran is currently investigating notions of vision by exploring the perception of colour.  Sculpture, installation, and video are also used in Kieran’s practice to create works that question the nature of the photographic…

A Very Lush Easter Hunt

Easter is just around the corner! A time for celebrating life whether religious, cultural, familial, or social. Treating oneself is an important part of Easter celebrations, especially poignant in the Christian tradition as the Lenten period of fasting and abstinence ends. And whilst this indulgence…

A Few New Favourites

Aesop Tea Tree Leaf Facial Exfoliant (I tried it one day and bought it the next. Leaves skin with a most satisfying silky-clean suppleness) and resin bangles from Glebe Markets (I adore the clank-clank sounds they make as I walk).

Hey girl! Where’ve you been!?

Greetings! This Summer I spent a lot of my time on planes. Sydney ✈ Singapore Singapore ✈ Doha ✈ Rome Milan ✈ Paris Paris ✈ Dubai ✈ Singapore Singapore ✈ KL ✈ Sydney Can’t wait to fill in the gaps and share some of my…

A Very Lush Christmas

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending the Lush Christmas blogger event held in celebration of their Cruelty-free Christmas range and campaign. Of course, it was a splendid night that certainly tantalised all the sensations. We were treated to lessons on the art…

Artwrite Issue 53

This semester I took a course about Writing for Art and Design, which culminated in the publishing of an issue of Artwrite. Artwrite is a magazine that has been produced by COFA students since 1992, and focuses on the exploration, discussion and critique of art. I had the…

Brunch at the Grounds

Flat white & Mocha  Thai chilli cashew nuts Fresh loaves Donuts   Grilled corn   Mi piace il formaggio!   Parpadelle                                        The Grounds  Busy day at…

Lovebug

Remember when we shot this? So excited to see the final result in Issue 6 of Haunt Mag, Rebel Without A Cause! Check out the issue here.

Bangkok

Not one, but two nights in Bangkok! Early morning flight. LOTS of shopping – singlets for 20 ฿, bags for 150 ฿, shoes for 200 ฿ ahhhhh! Motorbikes, people, and trolleys all fighting for space in the market aisles. Shopping until we literally dropped in Black Canyon, recuperating over iced coffee. Street food…

A Very Lush Picnic

Miranda and I share a lot of things in common, however one particular common interest is a current obsession with Lush. Combing this enthusiasm with our other collaborative hobby of photo shoots, we present A Very Lush Picnic! Lip scrubs (shown here as sugar cubes) The lip…

Singapore Diary Pt2

Lime juice! (I was going to tally how many I drank this trip but stopped after I had three with one meal!) Hainanese Village markets in Lorong Ah Soo Eggs at the market Symbolic offerings of money to be burnt for the deceased My childhood…

Greetings from Singapore!

View from the plane Apom – pancake with shredded coconut with a slice of banana Hello Kitty plushies sold out everywhere *weep* Kylie eating po-ta-to (hasbrown) MANGOSTEEN! MANGOSTEEN! MANGOSTEEN! Ee Ee Pat drinking lim juice Nasi Padang at HJH Maimunah Restaurant & Catering – so spicy (I…