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Red-Winged Black Bird

Red-Winged Black Bird

Took the afternoon off the other day to try and grab some photos of birds for my portfolio, I didn’t see too many around other than a few little Red-Winged Black Birds.

Barefoot Festival

Barefoot Festival

Here are some photos from a local charity music event in Peachland BC, great to support a growing community music scene.

Jet Boat Promo Shots

Jet Boat Promo Shots

When somebody tells you “hey Julius, we want to put you up in a parasail to take aerial photos of our new jet boat in action”

Myra Canyon Wildlife

Myra Canyon Wildlife

We got pretty close to a black bear the other day whilst hiking the Kettle Valley Railway. I managed to snap up a couple of nice photos of him…

The Boss

The Boss

I did a shoot for a friend and his flatmates in suits holding their new black kitten, which turned out to be a pretty entertaining morning.

Spring Tulips

Spring Tulips

Its amazing how nature can produce some of the most vibrant displays of colour. These were just growing outside our house so I was able to watch them mature and change into…

Local Wildlife

Local Wildlife

Yesterday I ventured out to discover Knox Mountain Park and encountered a herd of local deer grazing by the road. Probably not a significant moment for your average Canadian…

Rogers Pass

Rogers Pass

Bluebird skies and the warm sun contributed to our group’s enthusiasm so we ventured deep into the Glacier National Park to see some truly incredible terrain.

Bighorns on the Westside

Bighorns on the Westside

We encountered some wildlife hanging out by the side of the road on a drive to Fintry last week, They were casually grazing in the warm spring sun.

Yellowbox 2010

Yellowbox 2010

Last November the NSW Central Tablelands played host to not one but two major international racing events. Read on…

Undergraduate Project

Undergraduate Project

I used a combination of rapid prototyping machines and a 1:10 blue foam model to showcase my Industrial Design major work:
OUREA – Multi purpose water/snow/ice victim rescue and transport solution

Concrete Hi-Fi

Concrete Hi-Fi

A set of fully functional stereo loudspeakers made from fibre-reinforced concrete pipe, Each weighs around 45kg and produces a nice punchy bass…

Digital Banners

Digital Banners

Below is a poster I designed for the UNSW school of aviation’s general education course.
I’m really happy with the result…

Assembly Diagrams

Assembly Diagrams

CAD drawings are very useful in showing how products look, fit together, and function from different angles or views. I also think they can be really attractive pieces of digital design.

Ballpoint Sketches

Ballpoint Sketches

Pen and paper drawings can sometimes be the most effective way to communicate ideas quickly, showcasing form, function and possible materials and technology.

Steel iPod Dock

Steel iPod Dock

I guess you could classify this as a piece of functional art. The concept is designed to be left outdoors by the pool or in the garden and left to rust over time.

Playground Designs

Playground Designs

Below are a series of renderings I did for a McDonald’s playground, showing how children would interact with the various slides, games and play areas.

Quick Concepts

Quick Concepts

3D modelling is becoming an important part of the creative process. Ideas can be displayed on screen with a life-like experience to see how the product will look…

Fixie Studio Shoot

Fixie Studio Shoot

A collection of fixed-gear bikes I put together from new and used parts. All images © Andy Baker 2009

Local Landmarks

Local Landmarks

Harbour Bridge at Dusk, Looking over Jeffrey St Wharf to the Harbour Bridge, Luna Park Ride, Catholic Church, Eerie Mill.

The Opera Express

The Opera Express

Looking over Milsons Point Wharf to the Opera House, Opera House and Quay Grand Suites, Opera House through the trees, Highway Overpass, Cahill Expressway Tollbooth.

Urban Industry

Urban Industry

Johnson St Bridge, Timber Underpass, Residential Destruction, Abandoned Chemical Plant, Space Needle.

Freeze Motion

Freeze Motion

Snowboarder Log Press, Helicopter Taking Off, Helicopter Mid Flight, Tennis Serve, Tubing.

Water and Snow

Water and Snow

Wakeboarding Fail, Swan Dive into Mountain Pool, Tailslide over Up-Flat-Down Box, Self-Film Box Jam, Noseslide over Flat-Box.