26May

15 minutes with Te Radar

Posted by Simon Waterhouse

Way back in February I had an opportunity to spend a bit of time with Andrew Lumsden, A.K.A “Te Radar”. Radar is, (by his bio) “an award winning satirist, documentary maker, writer, stage and screen director, and amateur historian”. Add to this, “hilarious” and “all-round-nice-guy”. 15 minutes wasn’t nearly long enough, but I did manage to squeeze of a couple of quick shots in Riccarton House and Deans Bush.

17May

Shag Rock – Post Earthquake

Posted by Simon Waterhouse

One of Christchurch’s iconic natural landmarks collapsed in the February 22nd earthquake. In the last couple of years, Shag Rock had shed a few kilos as part of a natural erosion process, but during the earthquake, it collapsed to less than half of its former size. Last week I headed down to the beach at sunset to shoot some landscapes, and lucked out with a perfect sunset. Here’s what I got.