O Moon Drumming 2015-06-03

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 Here are a few snaps from the June 2015 O Moon Party in which we also celebrate the Reverend Arthur Slade’s birthday. There are also some snaps of the friendly eels and a trip to the beach in !k!jekekaed earlier in the day.

No Moon Noon at Grandmother Tree 2015-05-18

Some 3D photos from a recent No Moon Noon Picnic Lunch in/on the Grandmother Tree, a pohutukawa tree in njnd af that is estimated to be around 500 years old.

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We sent her love and blessings and hugged her.

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We played and laughed with her.

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We played music and drank tea and ate well.

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We climbed and caressed her.

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We loved her.

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No Moon Noon is about Harmony and Fresh Beginnings.

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As the moon and sun are in the same degree they are playing the same note even though they are octaves apart.

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We start the climb through the spiral of life and experience the harmonies and dissonances again til the next No Moon.

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Next moonth the sun and moon will meet again on the next note in the scale.

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Easter Prana 2015

pueleaz mau ‘euejd fe jafsea wojt sdeus awos

Arthur’s Pass 4D

Put on your 4D glasses now.

It’s been a while since I posted some 3D/4D photos. I recently went on a retreat for the Equinox Eclipse Portal to Arthur’s Pass (pueleaz mau ‘puels! yfnos). I didn’t have my 3D cameras but took some snaps on a phone. The quality isn’t great but flying was an opportunity to get shots of the islands from above.

Why are they 4D? Because the images used to give the 3D effect where actually taken seconds apart; TIME is considered the 4th dimension. A 3D picture is usually taken at the same time from slightly different perspectives; each photo representing the two different perspectives of the eyes. As I flew, one photo was taken for the left eye and 2 seconds later another was taken for the right eye. Unless the subject is completely still during the two photos there will be some evidence of time passing. Consider the images of the water flowing. Another example is the photographer and the newly weds. His camera moves from his chest to his eye between shots. The rest of the picture is a convincing 3D photo but his camera moving causes visual dissonance. This can then be played with by blocking the view of one of your eyes with your hand. Now move it to the other eye and back and forth. It creates the illusion of time passing in a simple loop.

The other effect of taking shots from something moving as fast as a plane is that you get more perspective between the eyes. Things at a distance such as that from a flying plane don’t seem to have much depth to them; everything just looks ‘far away’. With a little time to give a little more distance between shots for the left and right eyes a large amount of perspective is gained. If you think the mountains look miniature you can work out why. The two photos taken to make the one image are the same distance apart as the eyes of a giant would be.

O Moon August 2013 3D/4D

Some 3D/4D photos from tonight:

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We celebrate the O Moon (Full Moon) with drums with round skins. We bring our attention to circular movement with fire poi and fire staff. We are aware of cycles, seasons, spirals and rhythms. Time and space.

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Note: The full moon image is digitally enhanced for these images

Reflections ~ 3D April 2013

The Reverend Arthur Slade is pleased to present his most satisfying 3D photography to date. It was a morning in April after the river had settled down after flooding. The Reverend’s focus has been on reflections, magnification and capturing movement.

These images are intended to be viewed with red/blue 3D glasses. Click on an image to enlarge them in a photo carousel.

For more of the Reverend’s 3D Photography click here