Earlier this year I got approached by Microsoft to become a “Surface Ambassador.” This basically means they send me new devices to try out and they invite me to different events. (My current setup for photography is an IMac 27″ with a Wacom tablet, but I am considering switching over to the Surface Studio). Yesterday […]Continue Reading


Hi everyone, Following up from yesterday about the upcoming architectural photography workshop happening in Melbourne on Sat Nov 19. There’s a fair few people also interested in a post production class. What I’ve done is add a second event on Eventbrite called Lightroom for Architectural Photography, which you can find here. We only have room […]Continue Reading


2016 is quickly disappearing and i’ve been promising to run a workshop for a long time (it’s been more than 2 years since the last one), but fear not, i’ve locked in a date and we’re ready to roll. We’ll be holding it in Melbourne on Saturday Nov 19. Full details are available on the Eventbrite […]Continue Reading


In this post I want to take a look at the BowerBird Instagram account (check it out here) and look for patterns in the most popular architectural photos. As some background, Ben Morgan runs the BowerBird Instagram account and in the last 12 months he’s posted over 600 projects from a wide range of different architects and […]Continue Reading


If you’re reading this post, then you’ve probably come across the term hero shot in architectural photography. You may have even used the term yourself, but when you’re sitting in front 80 images of the same building trying to figure out what the hero shot is, it may be more difficult than you imagine. In […]Continue Reading


Here’s a quick and dirty list of the software and apps i’m using in 2016 for my architectural photography, plus a few notes on each. Lightroom Adobe Lightroom is my work horse tool. I use it to store all my images, catalogue them, edit them and finally export them. It’s faster and more intuitive than Photoshop […]Continue Reading


This is a question I get asked a lot. And in the hopes of not having to rewrite the same email many times over, and in apology to anyone I’ve failed to reply to over the years, here’s my thoughts on camera gear as of 2016. Camera The short answer: Canon 5Ds (For beginners – Any […]Continue Reading


My first post in 17 months! Is anyone still there?? So… In this exciting post we find out Nic didn’t die climbing mt Everest while trying to save baby seals lost up a mountain. (His humour though is still lost). What’s actually been happening? As some of you know I’ve been building a startup company […]Continue Reading


If you missed all the Twitter action on Friday, and the blog posts following it, Canon finally announced a hi resolution DSLR to compete against the likes of the Nikon D800 and Sony A7r. I’ve been waiting almost 4 years for this camera, and for a long time it felt like Canon was never going […]Continue Reading


If you didn’t already know, we launched MediaMap on Monday! You can check it out here: http://mediamap.co/ If you’ve been following along with my journey you’ll know that it started back in Feb when I wanted to make a contact list for architectural media. That turned into an epic journey where I decided to take the […]Continue Reading