When his dad gave him a secondhand professional camera at age 15, Troy's early passion for beautiful images quickly developed into an obsession with photography.
After graduating from Unitec in Auckland, Troy spent a number of years honing his unique style and building his portfolio of startling images. Intrigued by the play between light and composition, Troy has developed a style which communicates creative ideas with clean, powerful imagery.
His ability to build rapport with his subjects also shows through in his unusual portraiture, which can capture a personality in a single shot. Approaching every job with a sense of creativity and collaboration, he enjoys working within a team to translate a concept into a strong visual piece.
Troy has a compulsive eye for detail, extensive retouching experience, and has to do his breathing when other people touch his equipment. His combined skills mean he’s often involved with projects from lens to print.
Working with top agencies such as BBDO, Saatchi & Saatchi, DraftFCB, DDB and JWT, Troy has shot for international brands such as Vodafone, Ford, Lion, Pfizer, KPMG, Telecom and Air New Zealand.
A multi award winning photographer, Troy is considered by the ad industry as the 'one to watch'. And not just because he steals pens.