Racing for the Sun

  The sunset this evening was one of the more amazing of recent. Unfortunately I was stuck in traffic for the best of it. Racing (or driving as prompt as possible) once out of the  traffic, finding a park and jogging down the track to an open area, I missed all but the last of […]

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Mountains beyond the Grass

  Looking over one of the blogs I regularly follow, I was inspired to have a look back, and reflect on my trip to the South Island in December 2011. My second time travelling from New Zealands North Island to the South Island, I cannot express how beautiful parts of our wonderful little country are. Todays […]

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Secret River

  Secret River is in my mind. I can go there any time. Everything Mother Albirtha says is true. The sky is gold and the river is blue. Secret River, I love you Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan, The Secret River, Scribners, 1955, p. 56 Shot on the Olympus four thirds E500, edited in CS5 and Gimp.  

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Morning View

  Before a busy day in the garden, I managed to get a walk in early morning today. One of the great things about out new home is that its about 5 minutes away from a great coastal bush walk. I brought out the old Olympus E500 four thirds DSLR. Although getting a little long […]

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Golden Web

  Golden Web – shot on the Sony Nex about a year ago with the Industar 61 Lens. I recall it being a beautiful golden morning (albeit cold).  

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Urban Stormwater

  A quick wander around yet another new suburban area in Albany on Aucklands North Shore brought me to an urban stormwater treatment pond. Stormwater, around the world, in ever increasing concrete jungles is a huge polluter to rivers, streams and beaches. Travelling around different areas of Auckland (and I am sure elsewhere), we have […]

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Waiting for the Storm

  A short stroll after work at the Beach Haven waterfront. Light rain precedes what is forecast to be a potentially heavy storm and possible isolated tornadoes tonight. Shooting again using the B&W High Contrast mode on the Ricoh GRD IV and post editing in Gimp – cropping aspect and adding a slight colour tone tint. […]

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