June 6, 2015 … seasonal transition

That seasonal thing is still happening.

Autumn

Autumn lingers on in the Riddiford Gardens, Lower Hutt

I met my youngest son for coffee yesterday at “The Little Cafe” situated in the foyer of Lower Hutt’s Little Theatre. I recommend it.  While I as there, I noticed that there were some remnants of Autumn colour gleaming brightly after recent rain. Unlike our little maple, these trees are sheltered so that the leaves may delay the inevitable drop a little longer.

Layers

Layered landscape … looking behind Tawa from Horokiwi

In the late afternoon, I went up the hill to Horokiwi, guessing correctly that some of its views across the hills would be interesting in such moist and misty conditions. The kinds of image that I hoped for were there, but in tiny fragments of the landscape.

Windfarm

From Horokiwi looking South across the Westwind wind farm

A hilly landscape such as ours offers an almost infinite variety opportunities as the light and cloud vary.

Aratere

Aratere comes home ahead of the weather

On my way down to sea level again, I was at the entrance to the Horokiwi quarry when I spotted a nice aspect of the harbour entrance, Under a heavy sky the ferry Aratere was coming into port.

That’s another day done.

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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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