Category Archives: night

May 17, 2017 … random acts of seeing

As some of you know, landscapes are my most common form of photography. A well known photographic tutor has said “first you have to be somewhere”. To be honest, I am not entirely sure he is right, at least not … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Birds, Evans Bay, harbour, Horokiwi, Landscapes, Light, night, Petone, sunrise | 2 Comments

December 21, 2016 … an island, a wedding, some volcanoes and home

The day before the wedding, Mary and I explored the Eastern end of Waiheke. I suppose the woeful state of the roads in what is legally part of the city of Auckland is some sort of social engineering mechanism to … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Bees, Birds, Family, flowers, Lakes, Landscapes, Light, night, sunrise, Sunset, Taupo, Volcanic Plateau, Waiheke, Weather | 2 Comments

December 15, 2016 … home and gone again

From the heat of Queensland and Victoria, I came home to rain and wind and the flax in full bloom. Flax flowers bring about peak tui season and the rain deters them not one bit. In fact I suspect that … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Auckland, Birds, flowers, Landscapes, Light, mountains, night, Sunset, Volcanic Plateau, Waiheke, Weather | Leave a comment

October 25, 2016 … some variety

This week started out differently. The Kapa Haka group at Hutt Valley High School wrote to the camera club and asked if anyone was willing to take individual and group images of their members at an annual event. I have … Continue reading

Posted in harbour, Landscapes, Light, Lower Hutt, Maori, Maritime, night, Wellington | 3 Comments

May 31, 2016 … after the longest gap in my blogging history

Life has been a mixture of ordinary routine, and intense busy-ness. This does not excuse the long lapse in my blogging, and I shall try to rein that in. My first image this time, was made in the South Wairarapa … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Birds, Kapiti Coast, Landscapes, Light, Maritime, night, Paremata, Paremata, Reflections, Sunset, Upper Hutt, Waves, Weather, Wellington | 2 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

Posted in Architecture, Art, Camera club, creativity, Light, night, Weather, Wellington | 2 Comments

February 9, 2016 … “mem’ry has painted this perfect day”*

Conscious of elapsed time, I deliberately set out to make images yesterday. Since there was little wind, I began at Pauatahanui, but saw nothing to ignite the flame. A flock of black swans sailing in line astern were worth a … Continue reading

Posted in Birds, harbour, Landscapes, Light, Maritime, night, Rivers, Sunset, Weather, Wellington | 5 Comments