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Capture: Te Arai - The Veil

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  • Nora Leggs,

    What lovely, rich and evocative photos. Thanks!

    Auckland • Since Dec 2011 • 2692 posts Report Reply

  • Lilith __,

    Wow, amazing!

    Dunedin • Since Jul 2010 • 3887 posts Report Reply

  • Sacha,

    awesome

    Ak • Since May 2008 • 19688 posts Report Reply

  • Hebe,

    Stunning photos: what a wonderful set.

    Christchurch • Since May 2011 • 2896 posts Report Reply

  • Chris Waugh,

    Wow, incredible.

    Wellington • Since Jan 2007 • 2401 posts Report Reply

  • Allan Moyle,

    Wow beautiful images

    Auckland • Since Nov 2006 • 103 posts Report Reply

  • Jean Hughes,

    Gee Tia - how fabulous are your photos - can't wait to see more. And M - how gorgeous is she!!

    Mangere • Since Nov 2006 • 82 posts Report Reply

  • Suzie Samuels,

    Fabulous series, original and thought provoking. Would love to see more.
    Thanks for posting!

    Auckland • Since Aug 2014 • 4 posts Report Reply

  • Grant McDougall,

    That fifth photo looks remarkably similar to the cover for the classic Flesh ep by(the band that more or less morphed into Headless Chickens) early '80s Auckland band Children's Hour.

    Dunedin • Since Dec 2006 • 759 posts Report Reply

  • JacksonP, in reply to Grant McDougall,

    That fifth photo looks remarkably similar to the cover for the classic Flesh ep

    I guess there are similarities. Well spotted.

    Auckland • Since Mar 2011 • 2448 posts Report Reply

  • ChrisW,

    Yes – striking, impressive images but I found them disconcerting. And the retention of a fragment of Raetihi’s much-photographed Ratana church as the first banner image on PAS has been a repeating reminder over these several weeks.
    Not necessarily a bad thing to be disconcerted by photos, and it took a while to identify why. The memory of difficult hitch-hiking in the vicinity of Waikune prison in the 1970s when it was a going concern? No, more general than that.

    Then I realised – ‘ki tua o te ārai’ – ‘beyond the veil’ – used in reference to the dead. Disconcerting dissonance with young daughter.
    Reinforced this morning by renewal of the PhotoForum at 40
    thread - that cover image of the book, titled ‘Shrouds’ [plural].

    Fine photos. Disconcerting but.
    Sorry if I’ve put too much effort and thought into this.

    Gisborne • Since Apr 2009 • 851 posts Report Reply

  • Pharmachick,

    Wow, powerful and beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

    Since Apr 2009 • 35 posts Report Reply

  • Cat Atkinson,

    They are haunting and beautiful, I love your photographs! I am looking forward to your exhibition in june!

    Whanganui • Since Mar 2015 • 1 posts Report Reply

  • Ritani Heremaia,

    Hauntingly beautiful...... cant help but drift away with dreams of youth.

    Huirangi New Plymouth • Since Feb 2016 • 1 posts Report Reply

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