10 Tips For Booking A Photographer

1. You Get What You Pay For  We have all seen the specials on social media. Mini shoots for $45 including all images. Glam sessions for $99 including 1 edited image and all the Raw files. They look too good to be true when you’ve just been quoted a $500 session fee don’t they? That’s because … Continue reading “10 Tips For Booking A Photographer”

What Lies Behind the Make-Up

Originally Published 01/04/17 Living Dolls Inc became a registered company in New Zealand; October 21st 2011, and from there it began to make headlines and attract considerable amounts of media attention. Sole director and fashion couturier Sophia Lee owned the majority of the company (75%) and among various fashion awards she was even recently listed as … Continue reading “What Lies Behind the Make-Up”

Living Dead Rollers vs Broadside Brawlers

Living Dead Rollers will enter battle with Broadside Brawlers Get set this Saturday for an epic battle of the North vs South as Dead End Derby Living Dead Rollers take on Auckland’s Pirate City Rollers Broadside Brawlers. Dead End Derby Rollergirls are already maintaining their position as one of New Zealand’s top roller derby leagues … Continue reading “Living Dead Rollers vs Broadside Brawlers”

The Payback Project

Paybacks a bitch… or is it? An unfortunately large number of people in New Zealand have been left in the cold having paid for photoshoots that never happened, or have never received photos after months of trying to reclaim them, its become a stain on the industry but a team has come together to clean … Continue reading “The Payback Project”

Gimme Fuel, Gimme Fire

The boys were at it again. Except this time, they were louder, prouder and fueled by something more phenomenal than rock itself. That’s right, I am talking about the Fade to Black boys who bring The Metallica Experience, and I can tell you that it’s exactly that, an experience. Whether you’re in the mosh pit … Continue reading “Gimme Fuel, Gimme Fire”

Living Dead Rollers Nail-Biting Win

On Saturday 11th March Dead End Derby’s Living Dead Rollers took on Timaru’s Derby Dames in a nail-biting, edge of your seat performance. While both teams fought hard to the bitter end, the Living Dead Rollers, the top B team in New Zealand, took out the win 194-175. Following an unbeaten season in 2016, Living … Continue reading “Living Dead Rollers Nail-Biting Win”

Nocturness | The Bloodbath

Nocturness enters the stage carrying a candelabra that she holds before herself like an offering. The room is dark and hushed, and her skin, barely hidden by a few leather straps and duct tape across her nipples, glows in the candlelight. She’s a tall, striking woman, made taller by some incredible boots and the horns … Continue reading “Nocturness | The Bloodbath”

The Death Do Us Part Danger Show

A thrilling evening of death defying stunts, hypnotic body movement, and one man and his balls. The Death Do Us Part Danger Show is selling out across New Zealand. Daring couple Charlie & Rachel Atlas have come all the way from the U.K. bringing Bald With Balls (Sweden), and Australia’s own human heatwave Jacqueline Furey. … Continue reading “The Death Do Us Part Danger Show”

The Burlesque Collective: Our Favourite Things

Choosing a favourite act at My Favourite Things is harder than picking from a full box of chocolates. The Burlesque Collective of Christchurch, joined with other special guests, pulled out the best acts from their repertoire to bring the crowd a smorgasbord for the senses. Primarily showcasing burlesque, the Collective invited musical and circus acts … Continue reading “The Burlesque Collective: Our Favourite Things”