Wedding Photography.

While wedding photography is not my main focus as a commercial shooter, I do offer this service to a few couples per year. If you are looking for a documentary style mixed with polished portraiture that tells a story, then let’s meet or skype (paul.petch) for a good chat. If we ‘click’ then we can look at creating an amazing series of images that you will all cherish forever.Read more


This weekend I was at a local Auckland fighting series by invite to promote a local gym and boxing crew, and really enjoyed the experiences. I’ve been keen to shoot boxer portraits for sometime and this crew were amazingly open to being part of my experience too.Read more

KCL Engineering.

Corporate portraiture of CEO and senior staff ‘in situ’- as well as candid style imagery of people at work for Auckland based engineering company KCL. Photos to be used on new company website and other marketing collateral business wide.Read more

Running Promo 001.

I’ve been a graphic and web designer now for nearly 15 years with commercial photography coming later in my career some 5 years ago. For this coming season i’ve shot a series of photos centred around commercial running for brands, editorial, events and people and put them together into a postcard collection.Read more

Preparing for your portrait shoot.

This blog post is a work in progress as a guide to preparing for your my portrait shoots. I can take care of the creative direction and photography, and it’s really worth considering the visual consistency of staff and people in the shoot to make it all come together.Read more

D-Photo Editorial.

This edition of D-Photo magazine I talk about shooting what you love to shoot as a photographer inspired during a road trip in a camper van a few months ago down South. The series of images accompanying the editorial were shot during the trip.
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ALIKE Shared office space.

ALIKE recently revamped their website and I shot a series of images for them of the office environment, people using the space and some surrounding Britomart attractions, for use on their website and other promotional material.Read more

Portrait Editorial for D-Photo Magazine.

I’ve been a writer for New Zealand’s premier photography magazine D-Photo for close to two years now. Each publication I have an open topic, and over the past months focussed on a series of portraiture articles. Here is some imagery that I’ve captured for the recent articles with a mix of talent, people, locations and photographic styles.Read more

Lululemon Athlectica

Shoot for Lululemon in collaboration with Good People Run. Also some great news that Lululemon are supporting the GPR collectives first exhibition fundraiser at their Britomart store in Auckland for November 7th. More details of this over here.Read more