Category Archives: Martinborough

December 31, 2017 … closing the curtains on another year

I hope the year has been kind to you, as it mostly has for Mary and me. Since I last wrote, photographic opportunities have been variable, and there have been times when I have had to make my own luck. … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Animals, Art, Aviation, Bees, Birds, Boggy Pond, Children, Cook Strait, Festivals and fairs, insects, Lakes, Landscapes, Light, Maritime, Martinborough, Masterton, Masterton, Rimutaka Forest park, Rivers, Sunset, Upper Hutt, Wairarapa, Wellington | 4 Comments

August 24, 2017 … across the hill and down the other side

It seems I have let time get away on me again. Since I last wrote I have spent a lot of time trying to improve my ability to see things in creative ways. Sometimes it works, and sometimes the seeing … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Birds, Haywards Hill, History, Landscapes, Machinery, Maritime, Martinborough, Wairarapa | 2 Comments

November 16, 2016 … the earth moved and then it rained

It was an ordinary week, to begin with. I went about my business, muttering about the sustained bad weather and looking for things to photograph in such circumstances. On Wednesday, I went into town, prowling. Old St Paul’s caught mu … Continue reading

Posted in adversity, Architecture, Greytown, Manawatu, Maritime, Martinborough, Masterton, Palmerston North, Railway, Rivers, Wairarapa, Weather, Wellington | 2 Comments

September 27, 2015 … mixed outcomes

A visit to the South Wairarapa seemed like a very good idea. Weather wise, it was a gamble with the forecast suggesting it could go either way. Sure enough, it did. We went over the hill and down through Martinborough, … Continue reading

Posted in adversity, Animals, Cape Palliser, Landscapes, Martinborough | 1 Comment

January 3, 2015 … a convoy to the sea

Photography is not a team sport in my opinion.   My preference is to wander at my own pace, to see what I see, and to make images that evoke the sensations of being in the situation as I saw … Continue reading

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