Autumn Colours

A lot of my local area is covered in evergreens. Great from one perspectice, but missing out on the beautiful colours the trees get as their leaves slowly crisp up and fall to the ground. Shot on the Samsung Galaxy s2  and edited in Afterfocus,I applied some filter effects to bring out the autumn feel. […]

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Welcome New Home

Continuing on from yesterdays image, our new home. Between unpacking boxes, trying to sort internet, tv, and finding things, also comes the ideas of what one can do in ones new home. The weather has just started to pack in a little as Winter slowly approaches, so garden work might be on the back burner […]

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Molly the Cat

For a few days at the house we have a special guest, Molly the Cat. Molly is staying with us in preparation for a big move to Hamilton in the weekend. Being another hot day, I felt a bit like Molly when I arrived home – hot, tired and not really up to heading out […]

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Waitangi Day Off

Today marks Waitangi Day in New Zealand – the day The Treaty of Waitangi was signed between the Maori of New Zealand and the British Crown in 1840. The treaty itself, often a source of discussion and argument, is on occasion brought to a head on Waitangi day. For many, as well as recognising our […]

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The Old Wind Vane

A quick snap from a birthday BBQ this evening. Seen better days, this wooden bi-plane vane sits in the garden, slowly falling to pieces. Still has its trusty pilot by the looks! Shot on the Samsung Galaxy and slightly edited in Gimp.

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Balmain Reserve and the Beach

As the days rapidly count down to the end of Holiday time, I have decided to continue on with my ‘digital Polaroid’ theme for the last few days. Hitting 25 degrees in Auckland today, we headed down to Cheltnham beach for a swim (I have written about the beach numerous times in the past so […]

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Looking out at Whitford

What was to be a few hours in the morning trip to view a car, turned into a full day out at the south eastern beaches of Auckland. On our way there I stopped at a high point, looking down at an area called Whitford and out into the harbour. In hand I had mobile […]

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