“The creative act lasts but a brief moment, a lightning instant of give-and-take, just long enough for you to level the camera and to trap the fleeting prey in your little box.”
French photographer, Henri Cartier Bresson 1908-2004
… and so began the red photo box
the red photo box
is run by Ursula Lawgun, a qualified professional photographer with a Certificate in Photography based in Auckland, New Zealand. Her eye for composition and personable approach means her photography captures unique moments and enduring images.
Coupling her professional manner with her warm and friendly style she will make your photographic experience an enjoyable and hassle free one - whether it is a family portrait or commercial assignment.
As well as being a professional photographer, Ursula has also been in the position of hiring commercial photographers - having held senior marketing roles for more than fifteen years in companies such as Cadbury Confectionery, Shiseido, Telecom and Xtra.
In terms of commercial photography, this places her in the unique position of understanding what businesses want and can provide advice on how to make the most of photography in your advertising material.
Combining this background with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Marketing and International Business, Ursula can also act as a marketing consultant to her clients, offering services from marketing management to photo shoot co-ordination – thereby saving you valuable time and resource by liaising and dealing with suppliers such as graphic designers, web designers, printers and model agencies.
The images of Ursula are © Karen Knighton 2009.