New Zealand Rugby for the New York Times

I pitched, photographed and wrote a story recently for the New York Times on the dominance of New Zealand rugby. It was a joy to shoot as rugby was my first sporting love. Many thanks to the Gisborne Boys High School for hosting me.


The story can be read here.


Winter Appeal campaign for st vincent de paul

At the beginning of the year I was commissioned to shoot stills and direct a TVC for St Vincent de Paul to launch their winter appeal campaign. The work has just gone live on their website and can be seen here. A link to the motion piece and a couple of the stills can be seen below.



I visited Australian researcher Dr. Kate Brandis who has been relying upon citizen scientists to send her feather samples from around the country to get an idea of the health of Australia's wetlands and bird populations. You can view the article here.



The Sydney suburb of Cabramatta has a rough history of a thriving drug trade and gang activity born out of it's Vietnamese refugee roots. Fast forward to today and it is a dynamic example of how refugee communities can evolve into positive and vibrant. I spent a day there for the New York Times, you can see the story here.


Sudanese Australian refugees finding success overseas for The New York Times


After pitching the story almost a year ago, that moons finally aligned for me to be able to shoot an interesting story for the New York TImes on a Basketball team of Sudanese Australian youth who were finding success overseas in the United States. The "Savannah Pride" have humble roots, most of the players came to Australia as refugees or are the sons of refugees.

I shot stills and 360 video for the piece that was a feature in the launch of the recently opened Australian bureau for the paper.

You can see the finished online piece here and the print edition below.


Pulitzer Centre on Crisis Reporting Grant: Attawapiskat for The Washington Post and Maclean's Magazine


In late 2016 I spent a month reporting on a suicide epidemic in the remote Canadian First Nations community of Attawapiskat with the support of a grant from the Pulitzer Centre on Crisis Reporting. The work aimed to reframe the journalistic narrative of despair too often applied to the sophisticated issues facing First Nations communities.

The work was published by The Washington Post as well as Maclean's Magazine.