Blue Steel

August was  a great month for many reasons  – not least of which I spent a week relaxing with the family in Vanuatu.  Fortunately, before I flew out I was frantically busy and produced some rather beautiful work:

Ports of Auckland
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Yep, I was up in a helicopter for this one!  I spent a very happy hour buzzing through the skies over Auckland harbour, hanging through an open door with numerous leashes attached to prevent any slip-ups or plummeting gear.  A 2kg camera to the head would smart somewhat if it did take a drop.  Many thanks to creative agency Insight  for the work . . . . . . . Is it right to call it work when it’s so much fun?

Vodafone? HSBC? Apple?
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Who was the client here?  – Well possibly (and here’s hoping) all of the above;  These shots are part of a series created for the country’s premier stock library, PhotoNewzealand.  I spent the day stalking the city streets with 2 top models, Sam and James.  While relatively new to the game they knocked out the zoolander moves like catwalk dandys.

ICR Studio
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Now here’s a house I’d love to live in.  Unfortunately it’s not for sale.  The house was beautifully designed by Phil Shaw and the team at ICR Studio and was a fantastic property to photograph.  No doubt pretty nice to live in too.

Hotel DeBrett
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The luxurious Hotel DeBrett has recently been named the best in Australasia by the highly respected Expedia.  Naturally they weren’t going to let any monkey take their photos . . they hand picked their monkey instead. 

and finally the call to action:  you know what to do . . . . .

cheers
Alex
http://www.alexwallace.co.nz

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