My passion for jewellery photography


One of my greatest passions in life is jewellery photography. It is tricky, it is fiddly, it is very time consuming and every minute detail counts. BUT, I still love it! My family background is one of the main reasons why I specialise in jewellery photography. My dad was a watchmaker and his sister a jewellery retailer in Melbourne. She had a store on Sydney Rd, Brunswick for more than 30 years. I used to work in her shop on the weekends and when I was in year 10, she sent me off to learn jewellery making from her favourite manufacturing jeweller.  I worked with him every Saturday morning for more than a year. When he offered me an apprenticeship, I was very excited and proud of myself. However, I did not take the apprenticeship. I decided to instead finish high school and study design at university, then Applied Photography at RMIT.

When I started studying photography, all I wanted to do was learn how to shoot jewellery. It drove my lecturers mad! I know my persistence in learning what I believe to be the hardest form of photography has paid off.  I now have skills many photographers never learn and it makes the job of photographing other products like clothing, shoes, cosmetics, giftware, and glass a whole lot easier!