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Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Food

Gum Machine (above) displays a gum dispensing machine.  Whilst I wouldn’t really call bubble gum food, I think the subject itself makes for an interesting composition in black and white. Again I’ve stretched the interpretation with Empty Table (below), which shows that a meal was had and by the looks of it enjoyed. See here for … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: On the Move

In Chasing Shadows (above) a toddler runs across the courtyard. Wellington’s finest firemen feature in Off to Work (below).    

Weekly Photo Challlenge: Split-Second Story

I have taken the split-second story challenge literally where a moment is missed in the blink of an eye.  In “Jandals too big!” above, this young toddler falls backwards as he tries to manoeuvre his little feet inside some borrowed jandals (jandals is Kiwi slang for flip-flops, slippers, thongs, slides, zori etc). The two images below are … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Perspective

Perspective is challenging.  The search for a different perspective forces you to be creative and think of alternate ways of viewing something.  I believe the ingredients to creating compelling images are practice, patience, imagination and a little bit of luck.  Here are a few images from my collection. Click here to view other Daily Post … Continue reading

Cruising – Destinations to your Doorstep

Well we finally took the plunge and organised a cruise – our maiden voyage (so to speak) on Royal Caribbeans ‘Radiance of the Seas’ cruise ship and I tell you what we were not disappointed.  We embarked on our 10 day trip in Sydney (Australia), our first two days were at sea before arriving at our … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Window

These images are of window displays in a large department store.  With music playing and moving parts the animated displays of teddy bears, toy soldiers and deli workers transport you through the glass windows into an enchanted and faraway land.  I observed throngs of children stand at the window gazing at these displays with joy and … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Beginning

See here for more entries for this weeks challenge.

Weekly Photo Challenge: One

Pictured above is a lone pilot boat guiding a container ship into Port Vila harbour, Vanuatu. You can see more submissions for this weeks photo challenge at the following link http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/12/20/photo-challenge-one/ .

Missy the Farm Cat

Whilst walking off Christmas lunch at my in-laws farm I noticed Missy the farm cat watching me from behind a patch of grass.  Here are my ‘safari’ pics of her.

Thorndon Fair

The Thorndon Fair is held on the first Sunday of December each year in Wellington, New Zealand.  December 1 is also officially the first day of summer for New Zealand.  Wellington turned on a cracker of a day today and brought everyone out.