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Audiosmith photography

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I recently volunteered to take some photos and put together a short promo video for local Tauranga band, Audiosmith. Visit Audiosmith on Facebook Here are the photos and I’ll post a link to the video as soon as I finish putting it all together. If you’re in or around Tauranga and you would like some… Read more »

Designing the Sentinel Website

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Sentinel Server and Website monitoring is a project that I was developing with a good developer friend of mine. For the time being we’ve taken the service off line as we are thinking about a new direction for it … but I still really like the look of the website that we developed so thought… Read more »

Springtime 2012

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A quick video I shot of the spring growth in my backyard over the weekend. This was shot on a Canon 600D using a Sigma f1.4 ex lens and a home made dolly.

Animated 3D Sentinel Robot

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When we were going through a relaunch phase for our Sentinel Server Monitoring product we had a bunch of new training videos to get online. That meant that we also needed a funky opener and it seemed like the perfect opportunity to imagine what a real ‘Sentinel’ monitoring robot might look like. I contacted a… Read more »

Creating Water with Trapcode Particular

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trapcode water

So for this shot we wanted to try and simulate some petrol splashing up out of the petrol tank. I chose to use trapcode particular to help with this as I didn’t have the time or budget to learn something like realflow and I’m pretty pleased with the result.

Quick composite and colour grade

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This is a quick color grade for a short film that I’m working on with a good friend. We green screened the car in front of our garage door then took a quick drive up the road to grab some footage for the background plate. Composited in After Effects and graded with mojo and colorista…. Read more »

Cinema 4D Concert sequence

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Cinema 4D Concert Sequence

One of my friends is an amazing guitarist and he asked me for a bit of help in creating a concert sequence for his next music video for his band, AppMantis. I thought that sounded like a lot of fun and I had been hanging out to do something a bit creative again. After a… Read more »

New website for YRW

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I recently had the opportunity to work with the nice folk over at Wave Design. They had a design for a one of their clients web sites and needed some help getting it from paper to pixels. I put this nice simple site together in WordPress and their customer can easily maintain it themselves. Check… Read more »