"The Alteration"

"The Alteration" was a collaboration with photographer Derek Henderson to explore what life would be like if technology was turned off and the world was plunged back into darkness. How would we re-appropriate infrastructure? Would people turn on each other? Who would hold the power when the technology was turned back on?

Derek shot the locations in New Zealand on 6*7 film and CGI was used to complement the photography to create the final images.

Full crop of the final shot

"The Barrier"

6*7 large format film photography.

1.5*2 metre print. 

CGI used to create the wall, the house and the clutter surrounding the house

Detailed close up of the CGI house and general refuse

Detailed close up of the CGI wall


Full crop of the final shot

"The River"

6.7 large format film photography

1.5*2 metre print

CGI used to create the hut in the foreground and retouching existing elements used to create the river crossing in the background

Detailed close up of the CGI hut

Detailed close up of the river crossing


Full crop of the final shot

"The Dam"

6.7 large format film photography

1.5*2 metre print

CGI used to create the dam wall and huts

Detailed close up of the CGI dam wall

Detailed close up of the CGI huts


Full crop of final shot

Detailed close up of CGI antenna platform

"The Cascade"

6.7 large format film photography

1.5*2 metre print

CGI used to create the antennas and platform


Full crop of final shot

Detailed close up of CGI water purifier

"The Glacier"

6.7 large format film photography

1.5*2 metre print

CGI used to create the water purifier


Full crop of final shot

Detailed close up of CGI water pipes

Detailed close up of CGI water carriers

"The Lake"

6.7 large format film photography

1.5*2 metre print

CGI used to create the industrial pipeline and the low tech water carriers


Full crop of final shot

Detailed close up of CGI chainlink fence

Detailed close up of CGI huts hidden in trees

"The Clearing"

6.7 large format film photography

1.5*2 metre print

CGI used to create the fence, huts and tower in the very background. The huts were intentionally left quite dark as the intent was to have people searching on the large format prints


Full crop of the final shot

Detailed close up of the CGI tower

"The Tower"

6.7 large format film photography

1.5*2 metre print

CGI used to create the entire radio tower. This was quite an interesting shot to create as the tower had to stand up to scrutiny with the render printing well over 1 metre high.


Full crop of the final shot

Detailed close up of the CGI pier, pump station and the start of the pipeline

"The Pier"

6.7 large format film photography

1.5*2 metre print

CGI was used to create the pier, the solar powered pump and the pipeline connecting the freshwater dam to the ocean. The geometry in this shot was build to almost be camouflaged into the environment