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Here are some shots from a magical day in Pelorus Sound. We were shooting aerials and underwater of mussel farming for the lovely folk from Miro Films in Melbourne. We flew both the flat 8 Octo and our cute little Y6 with a brushless GoPro gimbal.


In August 2013 we spent a month in Vanuatu shooting aerial images for the Vanuatu tourism office. It was an incredible trip in so many ways – we spent most of our time up in Santo on Aore and Ratua islands. Apart from the aerial shooting a big part of our trip was validating our […]


Given the astounding natural values on hand it is not surprising that we seem to end up in Queenstown on a regular basis – Queenstown is an area of very high air traffic and we have worked closely with Airways NZ and the folk at the Queenstown control tower to ensure the safe integration of […]


We have been down to Christchurch a few times – at first we were shooting the post quake carnage in the RED ZONE and more recently the rebuild. I think Christchurch is going to be a fantastic new city, open, green, modern. Here is gimbal operator Jess Charlton and Director Peter Lewellyn in front of […]


Castlepoint is such an incredible place to visit – it is a small fishing village on the Wairarapa coast of the NZ north island. I have been out to the historical lighthouse a few times for aerial shoots over the years – this time we went out there to do some testing of the impressive […]


Saint Mary of the Angels catholic church is a remarkable architectural example in Wellington city, NZ. The church is badly in need of earthquake strengthening – we set about making a largely interior clip of the cathedral as both a heritage document and to assist with the fundraising efforts for the structural strengthening required. Our […]


Here is our cute little custom Y6 with the crazy dudes from GOPRO who were out here in NZ shooting a very cool promo for the new Hero 3 camera. We spent some time with the crew in Queenstown shooting some mountain biking – a great bunch of film makers, fully energized and living the […]

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