SPACE INVADERS.. (kind of..)

I was lucky enough to take some time off over Christmas..  So what does a photographer do with time off ?  Go out in the middle of the night with some friends & take some photos of course!  I can’t help it..  I am addicted..   It’s who I am..  But I also call myself a photographer because photography is what I like do..

I also like music, mountain biking, & going to the movies..  & I really like dark chocolate TimTams.. & Guinness

So yes, Got a call from friends Juanita & Denise (excellento photographers), proposing a dash-for-cash overnighter at the beach for some late night, pitch-black, no moon photography.  *insert high fives & air punches*  Tripods + candles + torch + LEDs + top hats + cloak of invisibilty + broomstick + glowsticks + red wine = mission accomplished !

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this night was soooo dark.. zero ambient light except for the storm on the horizon & the green alien ship of course..

Byron Bay on the horizon..  (featuring d.a.yates inda house y'all)

Byron Bay on the horizon.. (featuring d.a.yates inda house y'all)

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the graveyard shift - D, J & T

the graveyard shift - D, J & T

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yes, that IS a real shooting star.. (in the sky.. kinda on the leftish.. above the red alien ship)

It was seriously great to hang out with friends & play around like camera nerds..  I would have liked a little ambient moonlight kicker as well but hey, red wine & laughter cures all..  Thanks Juanita & Denise, you guys are RAD !    :D

posted by : the Midnight Toddonauts

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21 January 2010 - 9:06 pm

Steve Thomas mmmm.. light swirly lights… yummy.. :)

12 January 2010 - 3:03 pm

Paolo some of these shots look like they are taken right from the scene of total recall and the scenery is from mars which in fact are special effects editors creating extra terrestrial images. though not the case, just some seriously sick photography. it must suck to be so good, at photography…

5 January 2010 - 7:26 pm

thm Infinity and beyond ! :D

5 January 2010 - 5:11 pm

em Where to from here Todd?? LOVE the green light special :)

5 January 2010 - 3:57 pm

tahlee you are simply the best. better than all the rest. better than chariots of fire.
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5 January 2010 - 2:57 pm

Jono Shwicked. YEAH! 100%pure awesome. It’s my first day back at work and I’m beginning to think my computer is making faces at me…

5 January 2010 - 1:15 pm

Denisey Had a totally awesome time and cant wait to do my own pics. Love your bridge shot, loved your companies T + A + J in the house at 2.00am special times.
When are we going again?

5 January 2010 - 12:56 pm

Siany OMG how out of this world cool are these photos, you have honestly surpassed yourself yet again Toddy…you are simply the best.

8 January 2010 - 5:12 am

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