It's Sunday night, my last few hours in Wellington. I’ve been here since Thursday night enjoying great complimentary accommodation and a host of activities and interview subjects organized by Positively Wellington Tourism. It's been a really productive few days in terms of the documentary, and my body and soul are feeling extremely grateful for the time spend in a warm bed. A full blog post will follow shortly, including stories and pictures of my ride from Rotorua to the capital as well as my time here over the weekend.
For now though I wanted to ask your help! My video camera has rather annoyingly decided to start having some problems. The touch screen has stopped responding, and unfortunately on this particular Sony camera that’s a pretty big deal. Manually I can still change the focus, iris, zoom and white balance but most other features are now no longer adjustable. I am still able to film, but it’s definitely not ideal and I need to find a solution sooner rather than later.
It seems that I may have to send the camera back to Sony for repair, and this would mean I’d have to do without for 3-6 weeks. That is absolutely a situation I don’t want to get into.
So I’m appealing to everyone in NZ, and even beyond. Does anyone know where I could borrow an HD video camera for the duration of time that it will take mine to be repaired? Or does anyone have any contacts in an electronics store or company who may like to sponsor me for a replacement camera?
Or, alternatively, any other ideas are also most welcome.
Thanks everyone, keep an eye out for the new blog posts coming up soon!