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What's in my inbox lately

  • Accomplished film maker Stephen Patience who specialises in motion-control time-lapse photography, is one of our new New Zealand Stock Footage contributors.
  • Drew Geraci: Hey Stephen! Down to chat about a possible workshop idea in the South Island this October?
  • I am the Production Manager for a new TV Series called The Dead Lands . . . We’re very keen for you to shoot some time-lapse material.
  • Nice work Stephen! . . . Nikon New Zealand wants to reach out and say that we think you did an awesome job this year and we're keen to stay in touch.


New Zealand – Land of the Long White Cloud

‘New Zealand – Land of the Long White Cloud’. Translated, this means ‘Aotearoa’ being the Maori name for New Zealand. The locations include the petrified sand dunes at Cape Rienga in the far north to the lush rain forests on Stewart Island in the deep south. There’s also a few lighthouses and other places in between, namely the pristine lakes of Central Otago, the rugged West Coast and the stunning geology on the Wairarapa Coast.

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  • March 12, 2019

    Sharing some time-lapse tutorials

    If you’re a kinesthetic learner like me, you’ll skip the reading and go straight to YouTube to learn anything you need to know.  YouTube really is the place learn almost anything. I thought about doing my own tutorial on how to make a time-lapse, but that’s too involved and others […]

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  • December 31, 2018

    2018 was an extraordinary year

    I’m not one to boast a lot about my achievements, but 2018 was an extraordinary year for me.  Not only did I do well in few competitions, I was also invited by the movie industry to do produce some time-lapse sequences. An email came to my inbox where the sender […]

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  • October 21, 2018

    Competitions and calendars

    “Awards can give you a tremendous amount of encouragement to keep getting better, no matter how young or old you are”. Alan Alda, best known as combat doctor Hawkeye Pierce in the 1970’s American comedy-drama M*A*S*H Recognition and building a following is hard work.  But to get it means try, […]

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