Ben McConochie, Bluff HIll Climb, Burt Munro Challenge, Flagstaff Road, Motupohue, New Zealand, NZ Hill Climb Champs, Open Class, Rider 77, Triumph Daytona 675

Bluff Hill Climb: Open Class

Velocette Racing New Zealand organisation logo. Classic racing motorcycle enthusiasts organisation brand. ‘Coca-Cola’ style sloped and looped copperplate lettering in metallic gold on a black background, consistent with the historic livery of Velocette motorcycles. Brands for New Zealand / International organisations.The Open Class gallery features 11 of 13 riders competing in the class at the 2015 Burt Munro Challenge in November last year. The 13 riders that made their way to the 2015 Bluff Promotions NZ Hill Climb Champs to compete included one from Australia three North Island riders. The Open Class bikes ranged in age from a 1999 Yamaha RZ 1000 to two 2015 machines, an MV Agusta 675 and a Yamaha R1 1000. The Bluff Hillclimb is the event that kicked that off the 2015 tenth Anniversary Burt on Thursday 26 November, 2015.
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Alan Kempster, Bluff HIll Climb, Honda CBR 500, Motupohue, New Zealand, NZ Hill Climb Champs, Rider 1/2, Up to 600cc

Bluff Hill Climb: Up to 600cc

Velocette Racing New Zealand organisation logo. Classic racing motorcycle enthusiasts organisation brand. ‘Coca-Cola’ style sloped and looped copperplate lettering in metallic gold on a black background, consistent with the historic livery of Velocette motorcycles. Brands for New Zealand / International organisations.Burt Munro Challenge in November last year. These shots showcase most of the riders & machines in the Up to 600cc Class who turned on the roaring spectacle on the streets of small town Bluff, at the southernmost tip of New Zealand in November 2016. Riders like the courageous “Rider 1/2”, acclaimed Aussie battler, double amputee and motorbike racer Alan Kempster. The 36 riders and machines that made their way to the 2015 Bluff Promotions NZ Hill Climb Champs to compete included three from Australia and from as far afield as Rotorua in New Zealand. The Up to 600cc bikes ranged in age from a 2000 Yamaha to 2016 Hondas and KTMs. The Bluff Hillclimb is the event kicked that off the four day 2015 tenth Anniversary Burt on Thursday 26 November, 2015.
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Bluff Hill, Bluff HIll Climb, Burt Munro Challenge, Classic Pre ‘82, Kevin Kinghan, Motupohue, New Zealand, NZ Hill Climb Champs, Rider 222, Suzuki GS1000S 1085

Bluff Hill Climb: Pre ‘82 class

Velocette Racing New Zealand organisation logo. Classic racing motorcycle enthusiasts organisation brand. ‘Coca-Cola’ style sloped and looped copperplate lettering in metallic gold on a black background, consistent with the historic livery of Velocette motorcycles. Brands for New Zealand / International organisations.The bikes that made their way to the track up Bluff Hill in the Pre ‘82 class at the 2015 Bluff Promotions NZ Hill Climb Champs were a diverse range of machines. They ranged from hot street bikes to high performance sidecars, while the intrepid riders hailed from Invercargill to Waihi, Timaru, Greymouth, Geraldine, Richmond and Pahiatua to participate in this thrilling event that kicked off the 2015 Burt Munro Challenge. The Post Classic Pre ‘82 class are motorcycles built or manufactured between 1st November 1972 and 31st December 1982.
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Mingha Bluff culvert install 5

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9:00–10:43 pm, completion of culvert installation

Tru-Line Civil Logo. Brands for New Zealand companies, Greymouth, New Zealand.Immediately after the final upstream section of culvert was placed at 9:10 pm, the 6 x high-tension steel threaded rebars were completely pushed through the 10.5m culvert. The multi-thread 80 ton post-tensioning of the culvert was executed using a Hydraulic Steel Rebar Tensioner. The task of tensioning the first tierod got underway just before 9:30 pm.
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Mingha Bluff culvert install 4

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Installing the precast box culvert

Tru-Line Civil Logo. Brands for New Zealand companies, Greymouth, New Zealand.The 1.5m box culvert sections were crane lifted in and laid on the compacted granular backfill to the precise, g.p.s. specified line and laser-proven grade and depth. The bedding design for the box culvert was designed by the Opus Engineer who is knowledgeable about the Arthur’s Pass ground conditions which thereby ensured a successful installation.
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Mingha Bluff culvert install 3

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Excavation and preparation of the box culvert bedding foundation

Tru-Line Civil Logo. Brands for New Zealand companies, Greymouth, New Zealand.The successful installation of precast box culverts begins with special site preparation for the foundation, typically referred to as bedding, on which the culvert will rest. TruLine Civil is an experienced Box Culvert installation contractor who understands the importance of bedding the culvert structure properly. The excavation cut was down to 4.8m below the rails.
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Mingha Bluff culvert install 2

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Precast reinforced concrete box culverts

Tru-Line Civil Logo. Brands for New Zealand companies, Greymouth, New Zealand.Precast concrete box culverts are steel reinforced. There are several accepted ways to install the reinforcement and the overburden appropriately sizes the amount of steel reinforcement needed.

This box culvert has specific loads associated with this site and conditions of use in a high rainfall alpine area on the River Bealey riverbed beneath the Tranzalpine railway. These conditions include burial depth, rail traffic, waterway loading, and impact loadings. The reinforcement in these box culverts is significant and that same reinforcing along with quality concrete and installation by TruLine Civil ensures at least a 100 year life cycle of service for this valuable component of infrastructure.
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Mingha Bluff box culvert install 1

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Documentary photography project overview

Tru-Line Civil Logo. Brands for New Zealand companies, Greymouth, New Zealand.

This is the first of a series of 5 galleries documenting the install of a 10.5m reinforced concrete box culvert beneath the Christchurch – Greymouth “Tranzalpine” railway shot on the night of Sunday July 3, 2016 for client TruLine Civil’s website case study portfolio project. MagentaDot Brands documented the methodology for installing one of six under-rail reinforced concrete box culverts. Part of a package of civil works, TruLine Civil is delivering to the Mingha Bluff road realignment project.
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Title, Opto short film.

Video is kinetic graphics

Title, Opto short film.Tree of Life short film title frameVideo is kinetic graphic design, and the field of video production is a subset of the visual communication and graphic design services MagentaDot Brands offers.

Tree_of_Life_alive__Phil_Price_Kinetics-8072Both in its long history and in the explosion of visual communication in the modern era there is at times a blurred distinction/fuzzy boundary between, and overlapping of, advertising art, graphic design and fine art. This is exemplified by the “Superstars” of 60s Pop Art such as Warhol and Lichtenstein—who made stylistically refined “high-brow” fine art works derived from banal and ubiquitous consumer goods and the media/tabloid starmaker machinery of celebrity culture i.e; Campbell’s Soup, Marilyn Munroe and low-brow Comic Book Art.
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Cashel Street, Pop-up Mall, night photography, post earthquake, illuminated at night by WindsorUrban luminaires and lighting poles. Photo shot for WindsorUrban website redesign and rebrand project.

Photography: Represent your brand with quality imagery

Craft means you care and you know about what you are doing

With any visual communications project first and foremost it is essential to represent your identity or brand with professional imagery. MagentaDot Brands makes every effort to work with our clients so that the standard of their imagery and visual art design is to a high-quality professional standard. In addition to the photography services below;
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