Category Archives: Paremata

July 1, 2019 … celebrating the stillness

This edition appears earlier than I intended because I am scheduled for a surgical procedure on Wednesday. Nothing unusual for a man of my age, nor is it particularly sinister, but it will apparently slow me down for a few … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Bayou, Birds, Lakes, Landscapes, Light, Maritime, Paremata, Reflections, Rivers, Trees, Wairarapa | 8 Comments

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

August 17, 2015 … persistence or stupidity

The single purposeful theme is still the goal. Pauatahanui was the chosen locality yesterday, but the weather was unkind and the birds uncooperative. I decided to try a shot that might express the overall character of the area, Across the … Continue reading

Posted in Cook Strait, Mana Island, Maritime, Paremata, Plimmerton, Weather | Leave a comment

August 14, 2015 … here and there

I am still locked into happenstance. I keep telling myself that I need to do purposeful planned photo shoots, but somehow, driving¬†around and looking for things is still my norm. Probably this is a consequence of my commitment to a … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, flowers, Paremata, Railway | Leave a comment

June 26, 2015 … still there is stillness

Stillness persists. Against my expectations, yesterday remained still, so I went to Pauatahanui. To my great joy there were half a dozen kingfishers in the big tree, diving repeatedly for crabs in the calm water. Sadly, I had left the … Continue reading

Posted in adversity, Birds, Paremata, Pauatahanui, Weather | Leave a comment

May 29, 2015 … a stunning day from start to finish

My day started at 3am since I had to deliver Mary to the Airport two hours before check-in. It was still pitch black when I left the airport soon after 5 am, but street light reflections suggested that the sea … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Landscapes, Light, Lower Hutt, Maritime, night, Paremata, Pauatahanui, Reflections, Weather | 1 Comment

January 23, 2015 … neither fish nor fowl

It was an odd day photographically. True to the title, neither fish nor fowl were photographed. There was sunshine, but though it was calm at home, when I got to Paremata the wind was lively to say the least. The … Continue reading

Posted in adversity, Landscapes, Maritime, Paremata, Rivers, Weather | 1 Comment