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Simon Davis-Oakley
Attends Whitecliffe Collage of Art and Desgin
Lived in Waitakere
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Its been so long from last I Posted, this video is the reason why. Please don't let this slide in your stream. TAKE A FEW and WATCH IT. share it
   This effects FUTURE STUDENTS, THE CREATIVE INDUSTRY'S both within New Zealand and Internationally. 
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066-365: Paper Tree Sculpture for +G+ 365 Project curated by +Patricia dos Santos Paton +James Cockroft and myself

One thing I love about Unitec Mt Albert Campus  is the diverse range of art and sculpture to catch your eye, surprise and delight you. The grounds are very old and thus so are many of the trees. This one being appropriated as part of a paper and card sculpture.
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thanks so much +Patricia dos Santos Paton  there are little Artistic gems all about the Visual Design and Arts Faculties. It makes for great discovers, and nice surpises in unexpected places
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060-365: Troubled mind with hints of Hope shining through for +G+ 365 Project curated by +Patricia dos Santos Paton +James Cockroft and myself

The last few days I have felt a bit adrift. Normally when given  assignments I am full of ideas. However with my first assignment, I really don't know where I am headed or what I wish to do. this cloudscape sums up my mind nicely troubled brooding with hope on the horizon, and stry possible ideas streaming through. 
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I love the light breaking through the clouds...
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058-365: Almost Full For +G+ 365 Project curated by +Patricia dos Santos Paton +James Cockroft and myself

Today was my first day Back at Uni and my brain by days end was a lot like the moon almost full. A great first day back, I'm so excited about this 2nd Academic year. I realized as the last of the sunset light faded and the moon rose with all the busyness of the day. I had almost forgotten to grab my image of the day, almost forgot, as my brain was almost full :)
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056-365: Two Tone Sky for +G+ 365 Project curated by +Patricia dos Santos Paton +James Cockroft and myself

There was an unusual tonal range tot he sky on Saturday, so naturally I had to grab some images
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055-365: Monsters in the Clouds for +G+ 365 Project curated by +Patricia dos Santos Paton +James Cockroft and myself

A pessimist sees only the dark side of the clouds, and mopes; a philosopher sees both sides, and shrugs; an optimist doesn't see the clouds at all - he's walking on them 
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thanks so much +Pasha C 
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Stop trying to compete with others and challenge yourself.


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Window Light for +#Window Wednesday curated by +Jules Falk Hunter +Jason Kowing +Cheryl Cooper +J.J. Bentley and myself

A quick pop in to say hello and wish you all a Fantastic +#Window Wednesday 
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Nice to see you had popped in.. busy is good !!! I hope you are doing well :)
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063-365: Third Night for +G+ 365 Project curated by +Patricia dos Santos Paton +James Cockroft and myself

This was the last night of this months Life Cycle Its wings were beautiful and I just had to admire it as it gently clung to my fingers and allowing me a final chance to take it's portrait
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059-365: New Ideas for +G+ 365 Project  curated by +Patricia dos Santos Paton +James Cockroft and myself

This I feel, nicely represents my first two days back at University. New ideas are being lit up in my mind, new areas to explore, research and study. The year is aimed at helping us better set the direction we wish to head in with our Photography.
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thanks so much +Margot Main  You know me I love glass and seeing this was I felt a great metophor for my first two days at uni
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057-365: Whats happening over there? for +G+ 365 Project  curated by +Patricia dos Santos Paton +James Cockroft and myself
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Dear  +Margot Main  thanks so much for the love, he is a great cat for sure
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054-365 Moon Clouds for +G+ 365 Project  curated by +Patricia dos Santos Paton +James Cockroft  and myself


How did it get so late so soon?
It's night before it's afternoon.
December is here before it's June.
My goodness how the time has flown.
How did it get so late so soon?
Dr. Seuss
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wow!
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"Look at everything for what it is, and then look at it, for what it can be": Minor White
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Curator of Window Wednesday and Zen Sunday
G+ 365 Project. I started this group for all that would like to do a 365 project, or are already on their 365 Journey
feel free to add yourself to it
A great List of THEME DAYS 
The Contemplation of Beauty cause's the Soul to Grow Wings
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  • Whitecliffe Collage of Art and Desgin
    B.F.A Photogrpahy, 21 - present
    Majoring in Photography I was happily studying at Unitec Mt Albert Campus Until in 2013 Unitec Administration pulled the carpet out from everybody's feet and sacked 53 of its Design and Visual Arts staff with a minimum of a Masters to replace them with "industry experts" it was and is a total disaster a huge set back for Tertiary Education in New Zealand
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