About Me

About Me

Kia ora, my name is Pete, I am a photographer and videographer based in Whitianga on the Coromandel, photography and film has always been a passion. After moving back from London from a career in graphic design, online marking, and search engine optimisation, making the move home was an opportunity to change my career. I started researching drones before I returned to New Zealand. After hacking an old canon ixus, and learning to fly a Mikrokopter drone, I was airborne and my addiction for aerial photography began. Starting drone flying before the drones we see today, taught me how to fly smoothly and in manual mode, with no gimbals, being good on the sticks helped my dial in my skills, so when the drones of today with 3-axis gimbals came along, my years of flying manual drones made the new drones a breeze. I still to this day, do not fly with any automation. I let my thumbs do the talking.

All these years later, I am lucky enough to travel the country taking all kinds of photos, from landscape photography, astro photography, drone photography and more. I also do video for various applications, people and businesses and wedding videos. Being based in Coromandel, photography is a dream here, with so much to see right on my own doorstep, being a photographer in the coromandel, every day I appreciate my surroundings.

Although aerial photography is a passion, I also shoot on the ground and provide a full service that covers a wide range of photography and video. I have worked extensively with our local tourism board on the Coromandel, and have enjoyed working with our local tour operators to provide quality photography and video for their marketing. Venturing into wedding videos has been a nice creative option for myself, sharing a couples big day and telling a story using moving images is what I love to do.

 

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Projects

Glass Bottom Boat

Glass Bottom Boat

facebookinstagramvimeoThe Glass Bottom Boat are my biggest supporters, they have looked after me from day one and are my favourite client. It's always amazing heading out on the coast with these guys, and I am blessed to have seen many amazing things from these boats....

Stabicraft 2250

Stabicraft 2250

facebookinstagramvimeoA day out of Whakatane with Mike from Ocean Sports Marine testing out one of the latest Stabicraft boats.More Projects

Whenuakura Wildlife Sanctury

Whenuakura Wildlife Sanctury

facebookinstagramvimeoThis place used to be a little hideaway gem, but as the Coromandel has exploded with tourism, this place needs to be protected and looked after, so many people need to respect the land and the rules that are in place there. I enjoyed this project...

SOME CLIENTS I HAVE WORKED WITH