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Ian Brodie
Works at Ian Brodie Consulting
Attended Otahuhu College
Lives in L'Isle sur la Sorgue
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A stunning village in Provence. Our home for the next ten weeks.
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The wonder of Exmoor.
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He saw no colour but those he knew, gold and white and blue and green, but they were fresh and poignant, as if he had at that moment first perceived them and made for them names new and wonderful. JRR Tolkien The Fellowship of the Ring
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Admiring the view of gold. A beautiful walk from the Rondablikk Høyfjellshotell.
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Helvete (Norwegian = Hell) are the largest potholes in Northern Europe. An amazing experience to descent and walk through a wild Norwegian experience. to experience the scale, note the people bottom centre!
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Blaise Hamlet is a hamlet in north west Bristol, England, composed of a group of nine small cottages around a green. They were built around 1811 for retired employees of Quaker banker and philanthropist John Scandrett Harford, who owned Blaise Castle House. The hamlet was designed by John Nash, master of the Picturesque style. He had worked for Harford on other buildings. The hamlet is the first fully realised exemplar of the garden suburb and...
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4936 climbs the Quantocks to the highest station on the West Somerset heritage steam railway.
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The Standing Stones at Stanton Drew on a foggy Monday morning. I shivered, it was Middle-earth.
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The stunning landscape at Charterhouse.
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At the very south end of the church of South-Cadbyri standeth Camallate, sometime a famous town or castle. John Leland in 1542.
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Author, Photographer, E-Book Developer, Film Tourism Consultant
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  • Ian Brodie Consulting
    Director, 2013 - present
    Ian Brodie Consulting offers professional advice in many aspects of the tourism industry. Film tourism and its multitude of benefits are a key aspect of the consultancy, with over 35 years of experience within the industry. In addition, expertise is offered in the field of aviation and aerospace museums.
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    2000 - present
    Ian Brodie is an award-winning photographer and internationally successful author, available for commission, with experience working in a number of countries, including New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States. One of New Zealand’s most successful non-fiction authors, his The Lord of the Rings Location Guidebook, published by HarperCollins, was one of the inaugural Booksellers New Zealand Platinum Award titles, while another title, Cameras in Narnia, simultaneously published in four countries, had one of the largest initial print runs of any New Zealand book. Current projects include The Hobbit Location Guidebook, the feature film Glastonbury: Isle of Light and consultancy work with a number of film and tourism organisations in New Zealand, England, Germany and Norway.
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L'Isle sur la Sorgue
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Wells - Matamata
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Ian Brodie is an award-winning photographer and internationally successful author.
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Ian Brodie Consulting offers professional advice in many aspects of the tourism industry. Film tourism and its multitude of benefits are a key aspect of the consultancy, with over 35 years of experience within the industry. In addition, expertise is offered in the field of aviation and aerospace museums.

Ian Brodie is an award-winning photographer and internationally successful author, available for commission, with experience working in a number of countries, including New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States.

One of New Zealand’s most successful non-fiction authors, his The Lord of the Rings Location Guidebook, published by HarperCollins, was one of the inaugural Booksellers New Zealand Platinum Award titles, while another title, Cameras in Narnia, simultaneously published in four countries, had one of the largest initial print runs of any New Zealand book.

Current projects include The Hobbit Location Guidebook, the feature film Glastonbury: Isle of Light and consultancy work with a number of film and tourism organisations in New Zealand, England, Germany and Norway. 

His love of his native New Zealand, film, travel, photography and vintage combat aircraft have combined to produce some remarkable books and images, and has resulted in 18 books to date, with more in production. 

Currently director of Ian Brodie Consulting, he has been Media & Communications Manager for Hobbiton Movie Set Tours, and was the founding director of the New Zealand Fighter Pilots Museum, in Wanaka. Author of the highly successful aviation series Warbirds Over Wanaka, he has also spent many years as an airshow commentator in major events both in New Zealand and overseas.

His images have appeared around the world in travel articles, magazines, books and book-covers, and in 2005 he was awarded an MNZM for services to tourism and writing. Regularly invited to international tourism and allied symposia, he is an accomplished speaker and presenter, with direct on-camera presentation and commentary experience. A skilled communicator, he has also appeared on a number of television programmes and regularly escorts international media and celebrities on private tours. 

He has appeared on a number of television programmes and regularly escorts international media around his country. His image portfolio can be seen online at Ian Brodie Photo.
Education
  • Otahuhu College
    1971 - 1975
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