The meaning of Southern Splendours.
Southern Splendours produces Landscape Photography prints from New Zealand and Australia. Prints are available on Metal, Canvas or Professional quality paper
The story behind the name is summed up as easily as Landscape Photography that has only been captured in the Southern Hemisphere. To be more specific most of my work is from the South Island of New Zealand, where I live in beautiful Queenstown. The rest of my work was shot throughout southern parts of Australia including in and around Melbourne where I resided for 5 years.
The endless photographic opportunities that present themselves within these countries are enough to last a lifetime.
Southern Splendours has two goals, to bring breath-taking outdoor landscapes to your home or office at a competitive price, and to make these visual splendours in the very places they were shot and not shipped off shore for cheap production.
I was lucky enough to have grown up surrounded by the breath taking beauty of the South Island of New Zealand. Having a love for travel and outdoor sports I set about travelling New Zealand extensively.
Wanting to expand my photography and travel horizons I embarked on a trip to Australia, starting in Townsville Queensland and finishing in Melbourne Victoria. Unfortunately during this trip I lost most of my work due to a mishap with my laptop. With the words "you live and you learn" lingering in the back of mind, I was not going to give up that easily, and made it a personal challenge to get back and visit some of the astounding scenery the East Coast of Australia has to offer.
I spent 5 years in Melbourne, and from this base here I had the pleasure of the fresh air and visual delights of the Great Ocean Road are a short distance away. Melbourne's CBD also provides a challenging, fast paced setting which I enjoy photographing at night as it takes on a whole new colourful face.
They say all roads lead to home and with my landscape photography passion that is exactly where they did lead. In 2015 Southern Splendours relocated from busy Melbourne, back to the South Island of New Zealand in search of growth and new horizons. Now based in Queenstown,and ready to absorb the continuous photographic opportunities this beautiful country has to offer at every turn.