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On viewing one of my videos, someone once commented: "Stephen Patience...what a great surname for a time-lapse photographer".

There’s four things I like to remind people about my photography:

  1. I don’t shoot 'snaps'
  2. I never shoot landscapes in portrait
  3. My shoot locations are like best fishing spots. I won't tell you where they are
  4. I'd rather be behind the camera shooting a scene than behind the screen talking about the camera.


  • January 18, 2017

    It’s all about getting exposure

    It’s 2017, and for me, that’s about planning how my photography endeavors will unfold throughout the coming year.  Already, I have planned my shooting locations and when I will take leave.  This year, I have trips planned for Central Otago, the Wairarapa, Auckland, and Hawaii. One place I’ll be shooting […]

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  • December 17, 2016

    Selling my stock time-lapse footage

    For some time now, I have had a number of my time lapse clips sitting on my hard drives.  I have often thought that it’s time I put them up on 3 of the big stock photography websites to see if I can recoup some of the money I invest in […]

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  • November 11, 2016

    I’ll be a winner . . . next time, maybe

    In my last blog, I mentioned that my time lapse had been selected as a finalist. This was my second year at entering, but the competition is high. Unfortunately, I did not get a placing.  That’s fine.  I was happy just being a finalist and that is something special in […]

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