Category Archives: Uncategorized

December 24, 2018 … and so, to the festive season

This edition is shorter than usual. The reason is simply that there were days when the weather was unsuited for my preferred styles of photography so no pictures were made. I would rather miss a day than knowingly deliver mediocrity. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

March 22, 2016 … stopping the runaway

Whatever shortcomings the photo-a-day discipline had, the resulting posts were at least reliable. I now have to rein in that well known thief of time, procrastination. Truth to tell, my photography since my last post has been lacklustre, and I … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Birds, Camera club, Karori, Music, Staglands, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

December 10, 2015 … lunch in the city

A group of former colleagues, most of who are now qualified to be described as “old friends” met for lunch. Through the salt-stained glass of the bus window, I caught this view of of the container ship MSC Carla 3 … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Maritime, Uncategorized, Weather, Wellington | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Adventure, Architecture, Landscapes, Light, Railway, Tauranga, Uncategorized, Waihi, Weather | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Adventure, Camera club, Tauranga, Travel, Uncategorized, Weather | 1 Comment

April 29, 2015 … ooooooh this is going to be hard

A friend and I left home at 8am this morning. By three pm after a couple of brief stops, we were in Tauranga 520 km away, and getting involved in the 63rd annual convention of the Photographic Society of New … Continue reading

Posted in adversity, Bay of Plenty, Miramar, Seatoun, Uncategorized, Weather, Wellington | 2 Comments

October 28, 2014 … amid the mountains

Back to Glenorchy yesterday. As the rest of the country seemed to suffer wind and rain, the Southern Lakes seemed to bask in a patch of bright sun and calm. We arrived before the clouds around the nearby peaks had … Continue reading

Posted in Birds, Lakes, Landscapes, Light, mountains, Queenstown, Uncategorized | 2 Comments