END OF YEAR WRAP UP

Hi and welcome to the Richard Wood Photography 'End of Year Wrap Up' newsletter.
We thought we should share some of our favourite projects from the past 12 or so months.
We trust you have a fantastic, safe Christmas and New Year.

 
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TEAMING UP

This year starts a new journey of teaming up with Fleur Verhoeven in many photographic adventures. Our new venture can be found at
www.fleurandrichard.co.nz and Fleur's beautiful portrait work can be found at www.fleurverhoeven.com.

 

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KILT Clothing

Kilt clothing's Spring Campaign saw the introduction of new model, NZ NEXT TOP MODEL'S Rosanagh. Photographed in a beautiful stone orchard in Haumoana.

 

Shed2's NEW Website 

Several shoots this year saw the creation of a new image library for Shed 2 in Ahuriri. A mixture of location, food and lifestyle images can now be found on their brand new website. www.shed2.co.nz

 

Kiwi Backdrop for McDonald's Textiles

Auckland based company 'McDonald Textiles' which specialises in NZ merino and possum wool garments conducted their latest catalog campaign with us,
creating a series of stunning images celebrating NZ bush.

 

BIRD SONG - N.C.C

The Napier Civic Choir contracted us to create a collection of images to suit the theme of 'bird song' and a 'collection of sounds'. Working alongside bird owners and
Tabard costume hire we managed to create an antique, make believe series of images These images are so popular, they are now producing posters for fans of the campaign.

 

BEACHUM JAGUAR 

Image taken for the refurbished E-Type. For this we set up studio in the Bridge Pa workshop.

WETA  - MAKEUP ARTIST

Weta's prosthetic artist Warren Dion-Smith created these 'Orcs' for a movie style poster. Orcs of which have often been missed throughout the promotional material of the trilogy so Warren wanted to create something for a record on file.

 

GOLD AT NZIPP AWARDS

This year I received the title of NZIPP Grand Master of the Year. This image of an Indian Goddess would have to be my favourite, receiving Gold in the Creative Portrait category.
MUA- Candice Dear. Hair - Abby Schofield. 

 

BABY ANTOINETTE

Another Gold at the NZIPP Iris Awards, this image depicts my daughter dressed as a young princess as the statues of kings and queens past blow wind into her sails.
MUA- Candice Dear. Hair - Abby Schofield. 

 

FACES OF KINETIK

Kinetic active wear saw us take to the cross-fit gym to photograph these models under 'moody' lights.

 

CARDRONA DISTILLERY

A flight into Queenstown and on to beautiful Cardrona saw a series of images taken for Cardrona Distillery for their upcoming campaigns.

 

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ANGELS' SHARE - CARDRONA DISTILLERY

Here at Cardrona Distillery, our 'Angels' Share' is not handed to them, but you. - Truck side billboard.

 

PLOWMAN COLLECTIVE

Plowman Collective opened it's new store both online and in the Havelock North village with a new image library of products!

 

WAIROA DISTRICT COUNCIL

Thoroughly been enjoying trips away to Wairoa to update their image library. From the Wairoa township, surrounding businesses and right out to Mahia.

 

TE PUHIA

A creative shoot taken at Te Puhia, Rotorua to accompany their fiery cultural festivities over the coming months. 

 

EXHIBITIONS/GALLERIES

This year has seen two shows at the Boyd-Dunlop Gallery. The first where 5 large pieces of fine art were sold with 3 going to a collector in Auckland. 

Currently my work from Mexico can be viewed in the gallery.

Recently, Landscapes of Europe were also shown at the TREMAINS Annual Art Auction at the Hawke's Bay Opera House.