Category Archives: Photography

Emerging From Winter

“Once more into the blog, dear friends, once more; Or close the thing down with my posts all dead!” We’re emerging from what has seemed like a long winter and I’m keen to rekindle this olde bloggie thing. A blog with … Continue reading

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An Abstract View of Photography – Seeing the Light

If you’ve been following this blog – and some of you kind people have been – then you’ll have seen me dabbling more and more over the last year or so with what I’ve called abstract photography. I didn’t know … Continue reading

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Earlier This month – Ross Creek

Earlier this month we were parked up in Dunedin at Woodhaugh in the Leith Valley for a week. It’s only a couple of minutes walk to Ross Creek which gives access to the Reservoir and lots of lovely bush walks. … Continue reading

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Backing The Truck Up #3 – Waihi Beach Exploring

Having madeĀ a brief discovery of the dam up behind Waihi Beach the day before, I was keen to see if there were any walks to be walked. There are no signs to guide anyone – and perhaps that is the … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day #25 – The Big Red Part 2

I’ve always liked this photo. For me it somehow captures the time and place. Mid 1970s. Out back up north in West Australia. Specifically the Theiss Bros maintenance yard at Mt Tom Price, adjacent to the open-cast iron ore mine. … Continue reading

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Elaine – Bay of Many Moods

  Our visit to Elaine Bay (Marlborough Sounds) earlier in the month hadn’t started well. The wind blew from four directions (including down) and got us concerned enough to retreat for one night. We returned and gradually the wind settled. … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day #7 (Another Dunedin Dawn)

As I mentioned in Photo of the Day #6, Dunedin does delightful dawns. This was another of those mornings. 31st of May 2007 to be precise. It started off lovely, and developed into spectacular. And then it kept on going. … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day #4a (Green Hut Revisited)

There was some doubt about my first picture of Green Hut in Photo of the Day #4 (Green Hut). Sister Wendy thought the chimney was on the other end. In denial, I suggested maybe the chimney got repositioned in the … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day #6 (Dunedin Dawn)

Blenheim blue skys are lovely, don’t get me wrong. But there’s something about Dunedin clouds. Especially at dawn and dusk. Fabulous sunrises and sunsets. And none better than those looking down the harbour. Dunedin’s West Harbour suburbs used to be … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day #5 (Forgotten River Col)

The Christmas after the Barrier Range stopped us getting to the Olivines (1973?), a more determined push via the Rockburn and Olivine rivers saw us at Forgotten River. Which is a river you don’t forget. [Once when the ODHB had … Continue reading

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