Category Archives: Seatoun

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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April 29, 2015 … ooooooh this is going to be hard

A friend and I left home at 8am this morning. By three pm after a couple of brief stops, we were in Tauranga 520 km away, and getting involved in the 63rd annual convention of the Photographic Society of New … Continue reading

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March 30, 2015 … wobbling heights

Seeking high places often gives some nice results. Yesterday I gritted my teeth, and climbed up the scaffolding that currently surrounds our house as it is repainted. Like most scaffolding, this is a system that all locks together and at … Continue reading

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June 25, 2014 … the quality of mercy*

Even on the grey days, I love this city. Greyness was there in abundance yesterday. I set out to try those failed birdshots at Zealandia again, but even as I drove towards the city, the rain began to fall. It … Continue reading

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October 15, 2013 … wild and woolly weather

You were warned. Yesterday was always going to be about the weather. Wind gusts to 145 km/h were recorded and we lost power twice during the day. The second time was as I was about to put food in the … Continue reading

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September 1, 2013 … wascally wabbits and wushing waters*

One month until daylight saving time starts … whoopee! Yesterday’s photographic expedition amounted to a tour of the nearby region, trying to see, trying to extract the visual gems from a congested field of vision. Black backed gulls (Larus dominicanus … Continue reading

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April 15, 2013 … happy snapper

It was a much better day. Sunshine may account for some of that, but with a long winter still ahead of us, this might become a problem. Anyway, I began my day at the Scorch-o-rama café in Scorching Bay. The … Continue reading

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