Hot Sun, Beach Weather

A beautiful hot and sunny day in Auckland, We dropped all chores and headed off to the beach (truth be told, we finished all chores…). The last few times I have been to the beach recently the tide has been low. We choose beaches where that does not matter too much, but I always enjoy […]

Read More Hot Sun, Beach Weather

Maukatia (Maori Bay)

Todays shot is of the southern side of Maori Bay (more properly titled Maukatia). Shot from the souther hilltop of Muriwai, Maori Bay is a popular stop for surfers, offering nice waves and little of the swimming crowds that places like Piha (another west coast beach) offer. I tried to look into the history behind […]

Read More Maukatia (Maori Bay)

Oakura Beach

Just to the left of yesterdays image (about 15km down the road actually) lies the seaside surf escape of Oakura Beach. Easter weekend in New Plymouth happened to also have a VW club meet on, so it was quite cool to see a good handful of well kept and restored Kombi van’s parked up along […]

Read More Oakura Beach

Whites beach Piha

An archive shot with a bit of a processing twist today. I was thinking about the growth in android and apple camera apps, as well as what may be a slowly growing trend (at least in the more compact/non dslr field) of built in apps on phones.At the very least, it is becoming more common […]

Read More Whites beach Piha