Friday, April 30, 2010


Click on image for larger view South coast of Wellington yesterday.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010


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Two new photographs from Featherston today.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Wellingtonia 01

Click on image for larger viewI have been asked to show more from my Wellingtonia book. These are a selection of Makara pictures which appeared in the book. Makara is a rustic community on the south coast of Wellington. I have thousands of images of Makara because it is a wet brooding place, like the West Coast, which I love.

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Flying People

Click on image for larger viewIn Manners Mall today and out of the sky dropped another flying lady. Flying and marching seems to be a recurring theme of mine. See my Flying Indian (August 20th) below.

These two were made in Cuba Mall many years ago.

Both these bottom photographs appear in my 2006 book Wellingtonia. The word Wellingtonia comes from the name of an exhibition I had in the Museum of City and Sea. The word was part of their theme at the time. Now I find it corny and I wish I could rub the 'ia' off each book. Ahhh well.

The book is still for sale. See my web site for details.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Willis St Today

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Monday, April 19, 2010

More Dogs

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In my travels I see lots of dogs.

Friday, April 16, 2010

Girl with flowers

Click on image for larger viewBack in Cuba St this evening after a long break away.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

On The Bus

Click on image for larger viewTacky upholstery on the bus this morning.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010


Click on image for larger viewWay back in 1985 I made a spoof documentary (with drama school students) about the then new gated communities in Havelock North. We called it Heavensgate after the recent mass suicides of the American Applewhite cult. In the film God changed his mind and sent them to Kingsgate (instead of Heavensgate). I visited Kingsgate the other day and it hasn't changed.

Monday, April 12, 2010

Public Loos Napier

Click on image for larger viewA lady was inside as I composed this photograph. She glared at me as she walked out and I think she was going to call the cops.

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Havelock North

Click on image for larger view A week spent teaching documentary film making at the National Youth Drama School. I normally hate teaching but this school is different.

Thursday, April 8, 2010

India 37

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As mentioned in a blog below (India 6) there are many similarities to early American street scenes in India. I remember the Walker Evans photographs of American towns during the 1930's depression. These photographs were made only three weeks ago.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

India 36

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Monday, April 5, 2010

India 35

Click on image for larger viewEven in the most remote places smartly dressed young men popped up amongst the grime and dirt.

Friday, April 2, 2010

India 33

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India 32

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