21st Birthday at Sky City

21st Birthday 1
Birthday boy DJ Cruz had chosen for his birthday venue The Red Room, a private function room at Sky City, and chosen Freestyle Event Photography as his photographers. There seemed to be a bit of a red theme going on …
21st Birthday 2
We photographed the speeches, with DJ countering with a wide smile any attempts at embarrassing him with stories from his past.
21st Birthday 3
With finger food, an open bar and music for entertainment (though not much dancing), the atmosphere amongst the guests was relaxed, and the birthday scenes we photographed included many of people sitting and chatting or posing for the camera in tight-knit groups of friends.

Fashion Photography for The Cupboard

Freestyle Event Photography were asked by Multi Media magazine to do a fashion shoot for local fashion designers and retail outlet ‘The Cupboard’, located in Ponsonby, Auckland. It was tricky at first, to get my head around how the shoot, as we had to take photos inside the shop and this did not leave us much scope for arranging clean backdrops or controlling lighting.

The Cupboard Fashion Photography
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Man on the Street

We were asked by M2 Magazine to do a studio photo shoot for their Man on the Street series, which appears in their magazine. The editors select three men in business or the community and ask them questions like “What’s your morning routine?” and “What are the top three things on your bucket list?” It’s always interesting to read about how others manage and see their lives.

Gareth Edwards - Man on the Street

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Microsoft Partner Awards

Freestyle Event Photography took centre stage last night at the Pullman Hotel to photograph the Microsoft Partner Awards Auckland. There were 300 guests, a stage show, live band, and, of course, Microsoft CEO Paul Muckleston handing out prestigious IT Awards. Guests arrived from across New Zealand. Of particular interest was the new Rising Star Award.

Microsoft Partner Awards

This is the third event that Freestyle Event Photography have been involved with for Microsoft.