Lake Alice

Lake Alice, Rangitikei, NZ, Nov 2011:  Lake Alice Hospital was a notorious rural psychiatric facility that operated from 1950 up untill it’s closure in the late 1990’s… It was self-sufficient with its own farm, bakery, glass houses and vegetable gardens . It could accomodate up to 900 people in various buildings spread over it’s 56 […]

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Ex Education

Erskine College, Wellington, NZ, Oct 2011:  The Convent of the Sacred Heart- or Sacré Coeur- was a Catholic girls boarding school built in 1905/06.     From the late 60’s it was known as Erskine College– until it’s fateful closure in 1985.Today only the main building and chapel are in good order. My mother went […]

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Underwood

Karori Cemetary, Wellington, October 2011:  A venture into Karori cemetary with Simon to do test shots with flash (I had a wedding shoot to pratice for), inevitably ended up in shooting lots of gravestone pictures- in particular angels- of course…   Canon EOS 30D/EF 24-105 f4 L IS 

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Downsized

Wellington, October 2011:  Spotted this random pair of footwear while street-shooting the other week. Someone obviously thought they required downsizing…   Canon EOS 30D/18-55is 

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Skopje

Skopje, Macedonia, 2002:  Skopje has been inhabited since at least 4000 BC. Under the Roman’s it was known as Scupi, the Ottoman Turks called it Üsküp during their five hundred year occupation…At the conclusion of the Second World War, Skopje became the capital of the Socialist Federal Republic of Macedonia. The city developed rapidly but […]

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Bad Education

Petone, Wellington NZ, Sept 2011:  The former Petone College has been abandoned since 1998. It’s an eyesore that has to be seen, to be believed…  A full scale high-school- graffitied and decaying, with no hope of redemption…   Canon 30D/18-55is  

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