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Highlights of 2019

Wow the year of 2019 sure did fly by and what a fantastic year it was.  On a personal note, I celebrated a milestone birthday and set myself a goal to run my first marathon. Gold Coast marathon was amazing and then I backed it up in my hometown, running

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GROW Rural – Health Workforce Queensland

Over the last 3 years I have had the absolute privilege to work with the team at Health Workforce Queensland to photograph and video the inaugural cohort of students participating in the GROW Rural program in Central Queensland. The program introduces medical and allied health students to rural and remote health

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Highlights of 2018!

2018 proved to be another big year for Budd Photography with loads of great projects in Townsville and throughout regional Queensland.  This little video is a snapshot of the year that was!

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The Beauty of The Burdekin

The regional towns and farming district around Ayr and Home Hill in North Queensland are more commonly referred to as The Burdekin. It would be fair to say that The Burdekin punches above it’s weight in terms of the natural beauty and opportunity.  Water means everything for an agricultural district

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Fantasea Cruising – Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island is one of North Queensland’s best kept secrets for a tropical and relaxing getaway, only 7 km’s across the ocean from Townsville.  Fantasea Cruising is one of the best ways to get to the island and take your own car or camper to really take advantage of exploring

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Health Workforce Queensland – Grow Rural 2017

Health Workforce Queensland are proud to have presented the inaugural GROW Rural event, with 27 multi-discipline health students from several Queensland universities visiting the Central Queensland communities of Woorabinda, Baralaba, Moura, Theodore and Biloela. GROW Rural is a three year program which provides medical, nursing and allied health students the

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Slow Food NQ_May 2017_Peppi Peppi

The global Slow Food movement was started in Italy in 1986 to oppose the fast food trend. It has grown into a huge network doing wonderful things particularly linking urban dwellers with rural producers. See slowfood.com There are local groups called convivia (from the word conviviality, meaning friendship) in 160 countries

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KIDS Dental Practice, Mackay – Rod Johnstone Group

Nothing scares most people more than the thought of going to the dentist…. until now!!! KIDS – Healthy Kids Nurtured by Nature offers a multi-disciplined approach to KIDS health from the age of zero to ten.   KIDS works with a range of Allied Health providers such as Lactation Consultants, Speech

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Oliver Brown Townsville_Rod Johnstone Group

One of my favourite aspects of my business is documenting the work of local businesses.  This project was commissioned by Rod Johnstone Group to document their construction of the new Oliver Brown Cafe.  If you love chocolate and coffee and all things yummy, then get down to The Strand and

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Nixon Build – North Queensland Housing and Construction Awards 2016

I recently had the pleasure of photographing a completed renovation project in Hermit Park, designed and constructed by Nixon Build.  The home was professionally styled by the very talented and creative Anna from Ethos Interiors.  The renovation was a tasteful mix of retaining the charm and character of a classic

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