| Photographer SALLY TAGG has produced several books and regularly contributes
to a wide range of publications. She has achieved distinction in
both the fine arts area and in commercial photography. Sally is
currently based in New Zealand.
focus has always been around portraiture and botanical images. Her early
portrait work encompassed both local and international personalities,
taken while working for various New Zealand publications. Presently Sally
is centered on macro botanical images.
from the traditional method of presenting photographs, Sally
has created a system that allows her work to be hung outside. Sally's
recent exhibitions feature these large botanical images which are printed
onto a vinyl substrate using U.V. resistant inks.
A BRIEF HISTORY:
Born in Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand, Sally Tagg has been photographing
since the early 1970's when she started specializing in
and teaching photography at Okaihau
College. She has worked as a freelance photographer for various magazines,
and exhibits her work in galleries in New Zealand, Australia, the United
Kingdom and the United States.
Aside from her artwork, she has produced a calendar to celebrate the centenary
of Women's Suffrage in 1993, in 1995, the address book: "New Zealand
Botanica" and more recently "Jonah
Top Down Under" - photographs of unique New Zealanders (1998),
and "Eden" - flowers from
the New Zealand garden (1999).