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Steve Locker-Lampson

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Filming newsreel footage on the Wahine, months after the dramatic storm of April 1968: (from left to right) Steve Locker-Lampson, Graeme Cowley and Eric Anderson.

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Wing-walking on the top wing of a Tiger Moth, to test the position for possible aerial filming.

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The scene of a great leap forward: Locker-Lampson finally gets to use Pacific Films' new synchronised sound Arriflex 16mm BL camera, for a 1974 documentary about the Boys' Brigade.

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Extras needed: Locker-Lampson plays a German sailor, during the making of Savage Islands.

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At the end of another hard day filming in the Manapouri tunnel: Locker-Lampson (left) and Graeme Cowley.

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The production crew for 1974 doco Hempson, Carpenter, Ruming and Medcalfe. Standing (left to right): RNZAF PR officer Ross Ewing, director Ian John, camera assistant Waka Attewell, production manager/specialist cameraman Steve Locker-Lampson, and camera assistant Peter Smith. Kneeling: late cameraman Rory O'Shea, production assistant (and future Onfilm editor) Sue May, sound recordist Craig McLeod. 

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Making arrangements to filma a submarine, from an Iroquois helicopter: (from left to right) Craig McLeod, Steve Locker-Lampson and Ian John. The film was 1974's Hemson, Carpenter, Ruming and Medcalf.

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Formative experiences of filming at sea: Locker-Lampson aims his camera at America's Cup yacht Sceptre for a beer commercial, in between stints crewing the boat, off the coast of England.

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