Kāhu

Was really lucky  this week. The final shots for the movie The Pā Boys involved filming a Kaahu, a beautiful bird that you don't get much chance of seeing up close. Found that out as we chased several around the Bay of Plenty and East Coast landscape without much luck. They are common (as opposed …

Pick ups

I flew to Ak to shoot some pick ups for the film and noticed the propeller made this cool effect through the iPhone lens. It worked on video too. One of the caravans at Anawhata where we shot the scenes. It's such a beautiful place on a cliff between Piha and Whites beach. Amazing and …

Bomb

On the first day of shooting the film The Strength of Water this car came driving along the road. I thought it was a prop or part of the movie. But no, it was a local on his way to go fishing haha. Note the exhaust pipe attached directly to the motor. So water doesn't …

Film Set

I'm building a 'Film' gallery for my site. Have had many roles on film sets but the 'stills photographer' is by far the best. Real fun looking through the collection I have. And of course many stories that go with each shot. This is actor Jim Moriarty (left) and me waiting for dinner on location of …

>Feature Film

> Trying to catch up on so many things. Gigabites of photographs and video files to store on one of my 3 hard drives. Haven't updated my website for over a year. Or taken many photo come to think of it. But why? I've been writing a feature film screenplay for some years now. The …