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Monthly Archives: May 2017

HERO PIC WITH THE DRONE ON AITUTAKI

not to say the anxiety of crashing the drone has completely passed I’d have to say. In fact, I had a landing bingle today in a heavy wind which coincided with the timely arrival of my client on the beach. “Is this the first time you’ve flow it?” he said. Argghhhhh

A COUPLE OF QUICK PICS FROM AITUTAKI

I’ve just ended day three of a five day shoot I’m doing of Aitutaki Lagoon Resort and Spa, here in the Cook Islands……It’s a stunning property and we have found some talent to work with so, hopefully, I’ll have some appealing images to add shortly (…..please Gods, I’m begging you, just one day of sunshine and no wind and I promise I’ll not say anything disparaging about Donald Trump ……for at least a few hours).

AS GOOD AS IT GETS – HEADING TO AITUTAKI IN THE COOK ISLANDS

I’d struggle to think of a location in the South Pacific more photogenic than Aitutaki Lagoon in the Cook Islands.

For me, as a photographer, it’s simply as good as it gets.

I leave on assignment tomorrow to photograph three resorts in the Cook Islands – Aitutaki Lagoon Resort and Spa on Aitutaki, and The Raratongan and The Sanctuary on Rarotonga – all three of which are perched on absolutely drop-dead gorgeous locations. The brief is to strengthen their exisiting photo libraries which are already pretty comprehensive I’d have to say, but I’m looking forward to the challenge – particularly with three such properties to work with.

WHY PHOTOGRAPHERS SOAR AND (DRONE) PILOTS SIMPLY FLY

  It gives me some satisfaction to report that capturing a drone photograph for promotional purposes draws far more on the experience of the photographer than the skill of the pilot (not that you don’t need to keep it in the air, he adds). With a usual photograph, there are hundreds of combinations needed to...

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