Category Archives: Tauranga

May 4, 2015 … tired and happy, homeward bound

Conventions are hard work. This particular convention required a great deal of concentration since one of the major speakers was explicitly expert in a highly technical area. Many of us watched the things that could be done with no hope … Continue reading

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May 3, 2015 … busy, busy, busy at the convention

Saturday had no holes in it.   The convention programme went from one good speaker or workshop to the next. There were few spaces in between. There are still those at the convention whose model of photography is similar to … Continue reading

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May 2, 2015 … revisiting old haunts

Friday was the day for field trips at the photographic convention. I chose to visit the Martha Gold Mine at Waihi. From about 1970 through about 1984 I was a regular visitor to the electronics factory in Waihi, Back then … Continue reading

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May 1, 2015 … in the sunny Bay

So the convention gets under way. The days are full and the schedules hectic. I chose to go down to the inner harbour area after breakfast and before the first session. Looking under the rail bridge that crosses to Bayview … Continue reading

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April 30, 2015 … wet road trip

Road trip!   With my friend Paul I set out for Tauranga, site of the 63rd annual convention of the Photographic Society of New Zealand. It was wet. Mountain? What mountain? We saw no mountain. The first scenery I saw … Continue reading

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