Santa in the City

An early Sunday morning wander (actually, a slow limp as I’ve hurt my back) through Aucklands CBD, Queen Street, featured a familiar face. Old Farmers Santa. A bit of old iconic legend in Auckland, this 20metre tall, 4500+kg jolly man is now 53 years old! I recall his pre-facelift years where he had a summoning […]

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Come Fly With Me

Come fly with me, let’s fly, let’s fly away If you can use some exotic booze There’s a bar in far Bombay Come on and fly with me, let’s fly, let’s fly away Come fly with me, let’s float down to Peru In llama land there’s a one-man band And he’ll toot his flute for […]

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Life on a Twig

Work found me at Butterfly Creek today for an all staff meeting. After the meeting, myself and a few other staff took the opportunity to go through their butterfly enclosure (and small farmyard). I’ve been once before, so in preparation brought along my Nex 5N with a few different lens’. Unfortunately, whether due to the […]

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Smash

My M42 to Nex adaptor arrived today, allowing me to use the Rikenon 50 1.7 lens from the Ricoh Singlex TLS on digital. Unfortunately with winter closing in, and work being busy, I had lost the light for the day. Opening the fridge, a bottle of water had frozen and shattered, so became todays subject. Shot […]

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Tree in Still Water

  Sony Nex and Jupiter 8 lens in hand, we headed out for a walk after a long day at work, to catch the last of the days light. In stark contrast to the heavy rain and wind yesterday, today was clear blue and still. I was amazed how still it was on the water, […]

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Under The Bridge

  Under The Bridge Sometimes I feel like I don’t have a partner Sometimes I feel like my only friend Is the city I live in, the city of angels Lonely as I am, together we cry I drive on her streets cause she’s my companion I walk through her hills cause she knows who I […]

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