Hi, I’m Rebecca - I am a born and bred Wairarapa local, growing up in Carterton, and after spending a decade living abroad in Australia and England, I now live with my husband and two young children in the most gorgeous little village, Greytown.   

If I think about my photography in a nutshell, a few words would spring to mind – emotion, story, energy, connection and detail. The first few are probably self explanatory, but the last one, detail, only came to me when I glanced over my images for this site. I love detail. That’s it, I found it! Making sure everything is where it should be, and even when it is off kilter then that’s what I intended. The emotion is evident, the story is there, the technicals are bang on, the energy is infectious and the lines are straight where they should be – I can’t bear looking at a leaning wall in a building!

 

All of these attributes I take along with me when shooting both family and commercial work. I believe it is important to understand your clients, to spend the time to get to know them. Find out what makes them tick and what is important to them, whether it is capturing those special moments within their family or creating stand out imagery for their business – it is about the people.

I have my own studio in Greytown which gives me the flexibility to not only shoot on location, but also to offer studio portraits, corporate head shots as well as product and food photography.

I am an Accredited Member of the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography and have won multiple awards at the annual Iris Awards including Finalist for NZ Documentary Photographer of the Year 2018/2019.

AWARDS

NZIPP - New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography Iris Awards

 

Finalist NZ Documentary Photographer of the Year 2019

2019 - Gold Distinction, Landscape Category

2019 - Gold, Documentary Category

2019 - Silver Distinction, Documentary Category

2019 - Silver, Landscape Category

2019 - Bronze, Landscape Category

2019 - Bronze, Creative Category

Finalist NZ Documentary Photographer of the Year 2018

2018 - Silver Distinction, Documentary Category

2018 - Silver, Documentary Category

2018 - Silver, Landscape Category

2018 - Silver, Portrait In-Camera Artistry Category

2018 - Bronze, Landscape Category

2018 - Bronze, Landscape Category

2017 - Silver, Landscape Category

2017 - Bronze, Landscape Category

2017 - Bronze, Portrait Classic Category

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