Category Archives: creativity

September 13, 2018 … getting out and about

Uncharacteristically, I have been feeling good about some of my recent images. Of course, this bubble can easily be burst by submitting them to the tender mercies of a photographic judge. However, in the cycle of my moods I seem … Continue reading

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February 22, 2018 … a need to take control

I suppose it’s a bit late in life to reach this conclusion, but I really need to stop letting life just happen to me. Every morning, there is a new day. And each day just seems to do what it … Continue reading

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November 30, 2016 … on the West Island

Here I am in the big brown island next door. It’s 8:20 am and already the thermometer is telling me it’s 26 deg C, and heading for 28. I am enjoying the hospitality of my eldest son David and his … Continue reading

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April 28, 2016 – Autumn in Central Otago

To the best of my knowledge, I have never posted sixteen images in one post before. On the other hand, this edition covers a whole week in a photographer’s paradise. It began on Wednesday 20th April when I flew from … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Arrowtown, Camera club, creativity, Family, Forest, Kawarau Gorge, Lakes, Landscapes, Light, Queenstown, Reflections, sunrise, Sunset | 8 Comments

March 11, 2016 … to the beat of a different drum

I think I am one of those people who can be alone in the midst of a crowd. On Tuesday this week, our camera club had one of its two annual “walkabouts”. The task of planning an interesting route was … Continue reading

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January 5, 2016 … watching the traffic go by

Hello and welcome to the first of my revised efforts for 2016. Many thanks to so many of you who sent messages of thanks and encouragement at the conclusion of the blog in its earlier daily form. Your kindness was … Continue reading

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November 20, 2014 … I yam what I yam*

Some of my fellow photographers read my blog.   They tell me I agonise too much, and that I travel too far, often with too little outcome. I appreciate their interest and advice very much, but it seems to me … Continue reading

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