No going round this barricade they expect you to go over it…
A shadow of my former self 🙂
This shows about how far behind the times I am at the moment with film developing and scanning…
These are from the World Premier of The Hobbit movie which happened here in Wellington. I didnt get to actually go when anyone was on the red carpet but went earlier in the day to catch the people who had staked their spots early.
I have always wanted to do more shooting in the rain and what better way than with un underwater camera 🙂
With the end being neigh for the old school it was time to go back before it was knocked down to make way for a retirement village.
Nikon D90, Sigma 12-24mm Lens.
Another shot from around Christmas. While we were in the Coromandel thousands of fish washed up on the beaches around the peninsular, no one knew why but it was suspected that a large fishing boat lost one of their nets or that they were dumped by a fishing boat.
Autumn is upon us…
A leaf on my flat bed scanner, with a box over it for a black background. I love how it feels like its just floating there 🙂
A couple of macro shots using extension tubes and a 50mm lens…
A shot from my Nikonus V which got a good workout over the Christmas Holidays
Another shot from before Christmas. This was taken at the Weta Cave in Miramar.
When I was looking through my film in the fridge preparing to go away for 4 weeks holiday I noticed one roll had 9 shots off it already (a big 9 was scrawled on the outside of the film cassette). I ended up using the rest of the film a few weeks ago and when I got it developed I found some picture from the rugby 7’s from maybe 4 years ago.
Anyway here goes a few of them. Gotta love film for getting surprises 🙂
I was in Gisborne after New Year for a wedding and spotted this place as I was heading out to the venue on the day. Unfortunately I didn’t get to go back and ended up getting to the wedding a bit later than I expected. Luckily I was helping with some of the set-up so I was still early 🙂
Classic street trap executed in Coromandel Town sometime around New Years… “no sir I was taking a photo of the arch… honest” 🙂
This was a while ago now but with moving house and quite a few technical issues with the time-lapse processing have meant that it was only completed today something like four weeks after it happened. The Performance Arcade is part of the Wellington Fringe Festival and involves art installations in and around a whole bunch on large shipping containers.
I had been contacted by Jo, one of the organisers due to an older post( HERE ) I put up and asked if I wanted to come and take some shots around this years event. I had been interested in trying out some more time-lapse photography over a longer period of time so asked when the containers were due to be dropped off.
It turned out that it was scheduled to happen on a Monday and the window of delivery was 7am until 7pm so this worked out perfectly for a long time-lapse.
The day turned out to be really windy and cloudy and due to safety I spend most of the day standing up road cones that had blown over and then as the wind got stronger in the afternoon standing beside my camera to make sure it wouldn’t blow over as well.
I did manage to get a few shot with Rollei as well though when the wind wasn’t too gusty.
The really sucky thing was that I was moving house from Wednesday and didn’t get to go back as planned and shoot a whole heap more time-lapses of people setting up individual containers or members of the public interacting with the installations .
I guess there is always next year… The video is at the bottom of the page
Did I mention it was not only windy but cold too…
It was warmer and more sheltered inside the containers…
Marty the truck driver could seriously put a container anywhere…
And mean anywhere…
About an hour after I started shooting it started to lightly rain and the only plastic bag I could find was from someone’s lunch. On the first attempt to put it over the camera a gust of wind blew it away which resulted in a chase followed by me falling over just missing it and then three people chasing it round the containers 🙂 fun times. I got away with only minor injuries…
Still Images: Rolleiflex 2.8 E, Ilford HP5+ 400 ISO Film, CanoScan 9000F Scanner
Video: Nikon D90, Sigma 12- 24mm Lens.