John McDermott has been working as a photographer in New Zealand since returning from four years of travel and work in Asia and Europe in 1990. He has been photographing the performing arts in New Zealand since 1993. He has several books to his name the most well-known of which are Heartland and Barefoot Kings and his most recent book on The New Zealand Dance Company Process. He has also photographed a book on the process of performing arts production in New Zealand Truth by Illusion. This collection of images shows the Auckland coastline from Pt Chevalier to the Harbour Bridge.