Category Archives: Paremata

October 13, 2017 … around the region and further afield

Sometimes I have to work hard to find an image in otherwise drab circumstances, However, sometimes the effort pays off. We have had a lot of grey weather recently, but even in such circumstances I love our city. Even in … 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

Posted in adversity, Cook Strait, Evans Bay, harbour, Landscapes, Maritime, Paremata, Weather, Wellington | 2 Comments

November 2, 2016 … stillness on the face of the waters

Much of the time, there is the whining of the wind rising and falling, and making life uncomfortable. Sometimes, though, the whining you hear is me, complaining about there being too much wind. For a couple of days in the … Continue reading

Posted in Birds, flowers, Landscapes, Light, Maritime, Paremata, Seaview, Sunset, Weather | 1 Comment

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

April 11, 2016 … filling in time

Reading is dangerous. It fills your head with strange ideas. Likewise, listening to people whose photography you admire is disruptive. I am becoming accustomed to not feeling guilty if a day or three go by with no images made. On … Continue reading

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August 28, 2015 … what a magnificent day

When I opened the curtains yesterday there was a golden haze in the North East. Not a single cloud in the sky, not the slightest breath of wind  and all the signs were there that this would be one of … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Birds, Landscapes, Light, night, Paremata, Pauatahanui, Reflections, Weather, Wellington | 2 Comments

August 22, 2015 … sunrise, sunset, swiftly flow the days*

Another day almost done and another late-in-the-day panic-stricken search for images. The afternoon was kind to me, as was the Pauatahanui inlet. At Motukaraka point, a white-faced heron was nicely silhouetted against a patch of still water. It’s not a … Continue reading

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