The Abby Collection

The Abby Collection

Recently we’ve been working on getting a few portfolio shots together to show potential clients what we can do.  As part of this process we’ve joined forces with a couple of local businesses to showcase their products and services at the same time – which also gives our shoots a bit of focus and direction rather than just being self-assigned projects.

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12 Days of Christmas (Images) – Day 5

Today we are celebrating one of my favourite things about Christmas…Lights!  There’s nothing more fascinating at this time of year than taking a bit of time out to do the Christmas lights circuit.

If you haven’t already been out, why not head out into your neighbourhood.  What better excuse for a nice family drive – or park up and go for a stroll.  People put so much effort into making their houses look amazing that it would almost be criminal not to get out and appreciate all their hard work (not to mention the money it must cost them).

In Invercargill we have a Light Up Your House competition, these are a couple of the entrants this year.

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Diwali – a Hindu Festival of Light

Diwali – a Hindu Festival of Light

Last night Bombay Palace put on a Diwali Celebration at SIT’s Hansen Hall featuring the Bhangra Abacus Institute of Dance Troupe from Christchurch.  Here’s a small selection of images from the night.   Continue reading

Strobist Experiments

Inspired by San Francisco Photographer Dustin Diaz (www.flickr.com/photos/polvero) we hooked up with local photographer Eddie Griffiths on Saturday for a night of experimental strobism.  It was freezing cold and slightly damp, but very rewarding as the images above show.  Layton also got to try another homage to Dustin, his first miniature shoot.  Radioactive Homer worked so well he’s itching to shoot another one…watch this space!

1920’s / Film Noir Inspired Shoot.

1920’s / Film Noir Inspired Shoot.

This themed shoot has been on the cards for a wee while and has been a bit of a ‘pet project’ for us.  We are so pleased with the results and couldn’t wait to share them.  This themed shoot is for our new look portfolio (to be launched early next year).

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