Gannets Take Flight

The fifth Friday of the month gave my team at work reason to go on an afternoon outing. Off to Muriwai we headed. Blowing off the dust I took the now 10 year old Four Thirds Olympus E500. Although only 8MP, and old tech by current standards, I still love the out of camera rendering […]

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The Missed Shot

The missed shot. So often its because one has not brought their camera with them. Other times, its the fumbling around getting ones camera at the ready just as something happens. Today was a bit of both. Arriving home, it was a welcoming sight to see a couple of goldfinch pecking away at my cropped […]

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Up Up Up in the Sky

Today for Auckland Anniversary a strong breeze, turning to a stronger wind hit the Shore today. Out came a few kites, but with the swirling wind, down they came also. Series below shot on Olympus E-500. And down…    

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Auckland Botanic Gardens (part1)

A beautiful hot day took us to the Auckland Botanic Gardens for a walk today. 64-hectare’s and home to over 10,000 plants, we only scratched the surface with todays visit. Although its been around in some form since the 1960’s (I think), I had never been before, from memory. Beautifully set and maintained, the crowds in […]

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