Wednesday
Aug122009

Paul is a photographer and educator now living in New Zealand with a goal of helping others achieve their dreams in photography.  His specialist photographic areas are architecture and landscape with an additional passion for Photoshop work.  Paul was born in England and moved to Australia to study photography in the 1980's where his work is represented in both the Australian National Gallery, Canberra and the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia.

He returned to UK to work as a freelance photographer specialising in architectural work with clients including ‘Country Life’ magazine, ‘The Landmark Trust’ (an historic buildings trust), architects, housing associations etc.  The work has appeared in magazines, brochures, annual reports and books.  Recent work has been published in 'Virgin Blue', 'GEO France' and New Zealand 'Homestyle' magazines and a column in The Photographers' Mail (New Zealand).

He moved to New Zealand twenty years ago where he teaches on a commercial photography programme at UCOL in Palmerston North. Students Paul has taught have won the NZIPP Student Photographer of the Year for the thirteen consecutive years as well as winning the Canon Eyecon Award six times consecutively.  Graduates have gone on to win a number of awards including NZIPP Category Awards and Qantas/Canon Media Awards. He also ran various shortcourses including a Photoshop Masterclass. In 2015, he received an Ako Aotearoa Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award presented at Parliament in Wellington, New Zealand.  

Recently, he fulfilled a thirty year dream to photograph in Antarctica. 

 

AWARDS

Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award (Ako Aotearoa, New Zealand) 2015   

Australian Landscape Photographer of the Year (AIPP) 2010         

New Zealand Professional Photographer of the Year (NZIPP) 2009            

NZ Landscape Photographer of the Year (NZIPP) 2009       

New Zealand Creative Photographer of the Year (NZIPP) 2008      

Fellow of New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (FNZIPP)

Master of Australian Institute of Professional Photographers (MAIPP)

M.A. in Art & Design (Photography)