Category Archives: Evans Bay

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

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Happy new year to all who persist in reading or viewing this blog. Here in Wellington on the 4th of January, 2017, I still await anything resembling a summer. Often enough I wake and all is still, but I am … Continue reading

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October 19, 2016 … persistent hostile weather

Earlier in the year, I was ecstatic to experience a prolonged period of calm. Now we are paying for it with seemingly never-ending wind. Ugly blustery wind, gusting to around 50 km/h. Late last week I went back to Queen … Continue reading

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January 15, 2016 … confessions of a recovering obsessive

It has been easier than I thought. On the other hand, though I no longer have the daily photograph imperative, I am rarely far from my cameras. I have yet to achieve the purposeful project-oriented photography that I envisaged, but … Continue reading

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November 3, 2015 … next to nothing

I took a few shots yesterday, but by the end of the day I had little that satisfied me. In Oriental Bay there was a view of the container ship, Olga Maersk easing into her berth assisted by the tugs … Continue reading

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September 22, 2015 … down to the deep rolling sea*

For the last two days we have experienced gales with gusts around a hundred km/h. That always promises some action on the South coast. Though the waves were far from the biggest I have seen out there, they were solid … Continue reading

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September 19, 2015 … spring getting into gear

Helping a friend required me to go to Upper Hutt. Like Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt is essentially a dormitory city with a  very large proportion of its citizens travelling to Wellington for work. Most of its streets are lined with … Continue reading

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