Given the steady breeze, it was improbable that there would be good images.
I tried anyway, beginning at the Seaview Marina where, to my huge surprise the water was almost glassy calm. I should add that today’s images were all made on the Fujifilm XT-1. The more I use it, the more I like it. Colours are crisp and clean, focus is sharp. It has a WiFi capability which means I can connect it to my iPad or phone and see what the lens is seeing, and refocus or adjust the exposure, and then trigger the shot without touching the camera.
At lunchtime, Mary and I did one of our “you bring the food, I’ll provide the location” picnic lunches. I chose Scorching Bay on the Eastern side of the Miramar Peninsula. Children are not yet back at school, so the beach was busy. We set ourselves up on a grassy place on the South side of the beach.
In the evening, Mary had a meeting so I seized the opportunity to cash in on the golden light. At Petone wharf, as the sun neared the horizon, there were people walking, fishing, swimming and walking their dogs. A very nice evening.I was lining up on the sunlit haresfoot grass when I spotted the young man balancing on the handrail of the wharf under the approving eye of his grandparents. It’s a long drop to the wharf and an even bigger one to the beach below.
The wharf as a whole was buzzing with all kinds of activity.
From there is was back home, but one last scene appealed as I crossed the Normandale Bridge.
What will tomorrow bring?