Kia Ora

I am Sophie. A photographer, storyteller, writer and foodie. Aotearoa (New Zealand) is where I happily call home.

My passion is photographing people, places and food. I’ve been carrying my camera around for a decade now. My gear has been packed into bicycle panniers and backpacks, traveled to over thirty countries – helping me to meet people, hear their stories, learn about cultures, connect, and sample the world’s cuisines. What a life! As well as travel and food photography, I also have extensive experience photographing portraits, weddings, events (social, corporate and sport), and architecture.

I consider eating a hobby, and one that I am highly skilled at! You can find me in the kitchen, drinking hot coffee, pouring over recipe books, and experimenting with my own creations. You can also find me in the garden (one of my happy places), harvesting organic vegetables that get deliciously devoured by family and friends.

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I enjoy editorial, food and travel writing – especially when I can share stories of locals doing their thing to make their community a better place.

I’d love to hear from you, whether you are a potential client, a collaborator, or just a fellow foodie who loves to drink coffee (though I won’t hold it against you if you don’t!)

Send me a message and say hi.

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Garden photos by Lindsay Gough @lingough

Garden photos by Lindsay Gough @lingough