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Operation in Alert Level 3

Posted by sean aickin on

During AL3 we will be trading as close to normal as possible. As per government regulations all purchases must be made via our website (at this stage no in-store purchases will be allowed) and we will be offering Click and Collect, Courier Deliveries and contactless drop off points for films.  Below is how we will operate within the government regulations: Click and Collect in-store: Make your purchase online and in the shipping option select ‘Click and Collect Cuba or Constable’.  Once your parcel is sorted you will receive a text or email saying it is ready and reminding you of...

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The Death of George Eastman

Posted by sean aickin on

"To my friends, My work is done Why Wait?" George Eastman - Inventor of Kodak  On March 14th 1932, 'the father of photography' left this simple note after having committed suicide with a single gunshot to the heart.  Earlier in the evening Eastman had hosted his nearest and dearest to witness the updating of his will and upon them leaving he took out a fresh piece of paper and left the simple note.  For the full story of Kodak and George Eastman check out these articles: NZ Herald 24th March 2019 Today I Found Out 3rd October 2014

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Chasing Waterfalls and Ten Questions for sean aickin by Wiki Waitai

Posted by Darren Cliff on

Chasing Waterfalls is the third solo exhibition from Splendid co-founder, sean aickin. It is a 'work in progress' exhibition featuring three images (as shown here) from a wider body of work that is still being shot. Focussing on waterfalls each image is shot on a Ilford Harman Titan 4x5 Pinhole Camera using Ilford 4x5 HP5+ Film. For this show each negative was high resolution scanned by Good Sheet, printed large and then custom framed by Elliot Creative. Produced in an edition of 6 these images are still available for purchase.  10 Questions for sean aickin by Wiki Waitai: Why do you choose to...

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WIN Daido Moriyama's Latest Book 'How I Take Photographs'

Posted by sean aickin on

Take an inspiring walk with legendary photographer Daido Moriyama while he explains his groundbreaking approach to street photography. For over half a century, Moriyama has provided a distinct vision of Japan and its people. Here he offers a unique opportunity for fans to learn about his methods, the cameras he uses, and the journeys he takes with a camera. Thanks to our friends at Unity Books,  Thames and Hudson Au/NZ and Lomography Au/NZ we have a copy of 'How I Take Photographs' and a Lomography Simple Use B&W Film Camera to giveaway. We're looking for your favourite street photograph taken by you!...

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My Splendid Camera - Luke Marshall

Posted by sean aickin on

We find out what a photographers favourite camera is and why. Plus feature three images shoot with said camera.

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