October 8, 2015 … where has my muse gone?

Like Peter Pan, I need to get my shadow sewn back on.



My days seem weirdly full, due in part to time spent minding the gallery during our photographic exhibition. By our standards the visitor numbers are good, but there are periods of inactivity so yesterday afternoon, I went outside when the gallery was deserted and tried to capture the bluebells in the gallery garden.  I was just lining up when another group of visitors arrived.


The lenticular clouds tell a tale of a persistent Northwesters over the ranges

In the evening I had a committee meeting, so drove to Trentham. Along River Road, past the Silverstream Bridge there was a view of a stack of lenticular cloud forming over the Mt Climie area.


Night on the beach at Petone

When the meeting ended, I went briefly to Petone Beach where, to my surprise the carpark at the Eastern end of the beach was full of camper vans and mobile homes. I am not sure if they were a group or just a random bunch of freedom camper  avoiding the fees in the established parks.  Despite the mist and the wind, I set up for a night shot along the beach. The odd thought crossed my mind that this shot would have been utterly impossible in my old Pentax with a roll of Kodachrome.

I hope for better today though I have another gallery-minding session.


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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2 Responses to October 8, 2015 … where has my muse gone?

  1. However did we find time for paid employment :-). Have we sold anything yet? Karen’s surely. I like the cloud photo.

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