Dave is based at the top of the South Island in the coastal village of Mapua, where he runs photography tours around Nelson and Golden Bay.

An accomplished photographer, Dave has had opportunities to photograph some of New Zealand’s most endangered wildlife and has worked on commissioned projects photographing New Zealand’s National Parks. He is well known for his drone photography and in 2017 he was a finalist in the New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year competition in the aerial category.

His photography has a classic natural style and has been published in books, magazines, journals, calendars and as postcards.


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Golden Bay

Wharariki Beach: New Zealand’s best Coastal Landscape?

Tucked away in the northwest corner of the South Island lies a rugged gem of a photography location. With stunning island sculptures a short distance offshore and wind blown sand dunes, Wharariki Beach has a lot to offer a landscape photographer. I have made multiple trips to...