May 20, 2015 … I saw the sea

Living in a port city may go some way to explaining my continued fascination with the sea.

Hills

Eastern Hills from the other side

Around the Miramar Peninsula yesterday, I liked the light across the channel on the nearest of the Eastern hills to the South of Eastbourne.

Kaitaki

A surf shot photo-bombed by the Kaitaki

At Palmer Head, there was a vigorous chop on the rocks off the point, and as I lined up the Interisland ferry, Kaitaki steamed into view.

Harbour

Inner harbour

I drove around the South coast to Kilbirnie and then back around Evans Bay to the Inner harbour where the late afternoon light was making interesting patterns on the downtown tower blocks.

That’s all for now.

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About wysiwygpurple

Retirement suits me well. I spend much of my time out making pictures, or at home organizing and refining my pictures. This blog provides me with a platform from which I can indulge my passion for improving my photography and at the same time analyze my thoughts about what I have seen, where I have been and what is happening in my life. My images set out to be honest, but that does not mean I have not adjusted them. I use software to display what I saw though the viewfinder to best advantage. My preference is for landscape and nature, and is mostly centred around my hometown of Wellington, New Zealand.
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3 Responses to May 20, 2015 … I saw the sea

  1. John Titchener says:

    Steamed into view? Hove?? Dieseled?????

    • I rely on the intransitive verb “steam” … to proceed with purpose is a reasonable summary of several dictionaries

      • John Titchener says:

        Reminds me of the definition of a Euclidian vector: A physical quantity that has both magnitude and direction. For example, an elephant, facing North. Or, I guess, a Ferry, facing South…

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