written by john lewis

Evening in Hataitai

S and I have been house-sitting for a friend in Hataitai for the month of March. Torture, as you can imagine, having to babysit a view like this (and one very very independent cat) every evening:

This is a timelapse looking over Evans Bay towards Miramar and Wellington Aiport. The lens kept adjusting for the lowering light in bursts which is why the timelapse looks like it’s almost flickering. I was surprised by the amount of activity on the water while playing it back. And if you look really closely you can see the odd plane heading in to land at the airport as well.

Beats staring at the side of another building in town…

Posted in: Life, Wellington


There are 9 responses to Evening in Hataitai

mark Chambers
Thursday, 20th March 2008 11:30 am

holy craps! thats awesome :D

remind me to do something like that one day :)

Thursday, 20th March 2008 2:04 pm

Cheers marksy… I loves timelapses too.

Friday, 21st March 2008 2:39 am

Ohhhh thats sooo lovely and peaceful looking!
Remind me why I left NZ again…? : )

Rowan Simpson
Friday, 21st March 2008 9:11 am

That’s great.

You should post some details about how you did that. It would be great for others to be able to reply with their own views.


Monday, 24th March 2008 11:40 am

That’s cool. Especially spotting the planes and seeing the kayaks. What did you use to do that?

Tuesday, 25th March 2008 7:27 pm

Thanks for the comments guys. I used the camera/iSight in my MacBook, recording with iMovie.

Ingrid: I’ll assume that was rhetorical ;)

Simon Young
Tuesday, 25th March 2008 10:14 pm

Absolutely. Freaking. Awesome.

Gavin Knight
Saturday, 29th March 2008 12:28 pm

very cool

Evans Bay Timelapse
Tuesday, 19th October 2010 10:03 pm

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