Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Ocean : Valla by Mark Tipple

Ocean : Valla from Mark Tipple on Vimeo.

I had the pleasure of meeting Mark on a trip to NZ a couple of years back. I was impressed with his quiet and thoughtful demeanor and his professionalism and commitment to what he was doing. On this trip he spent innumerous hours with his water camera in freezing and often unruly conditions.

Not so recently Mark spent a week hanging out at the factory, taking pictures and filming. I wasn't sure what Mark had in mind but was confident in what he would come up with (see the video above); and it was nice to get a chance to hang out again.

Since April I've had to make some sharp choices that has sent certain parts of my life spinning in different directions - the last 3 months I've been working on a mine site in Qld a long way from the coast. So watching this video is a bitter-sweet experience, reminding me of things lost and fond memories.

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