Category Archives: Castlepoint

June 9, 2014 … in pursuit of this thing called morning

The day started impossibly early. There were seven of us staying in the house, and some of our number apparently get excited about an incomprehensible concept called “morning”. I stumbled out of bed grumbling as the herd moved about and … Continue reading

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June 8, 2014 … magnificent autumn scenery

Some fellow club members organized a field trip to Castlepoint. I usually regard myself as a solitary photographer, or at best, one who prefers very small groups. I had to persuade myself to participate, and I am so very glad … Continue reading

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June 10, 2013 … let the day begin

At this time of year, it is cold before dawn. Nothing too extreme, you understand, but it was close to frost at Whakataki. Brent and I had agreed to get up early to be at Castlepoint to capture the sunrise … Continue reading

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June 9, 2013 … there’s no such thing as too much of a good thing, is there?

The problem with a  photographic road trip is that you have to be careful what you wish for. My trip with Brent, my co-conspirator, exceeded my expectations in many ways. Mary is away for a few days , so Brent … Continue reading

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