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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

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.

Those “Nice car” moments

I had one of those “whoa what a nice car” moments when I saw this mint Ford Mustang parked outside the supermarket.  Jumping out of my car, I ran across the street and started taking photos of it.  Unbeknownst to me, the owner was standing behind me smiling and when I did realise he was … Continue reading

Mmmm peanut butter!

Everyone was queuing for a taste of Pics Peanut Butter, even the dog.

Aoetea Centre, Auckland

  The building in the centre of this photograph is the Aotea Centre located in the Auckland CBD. It is a world-class performing arts centre showcasing significant New Zealand artwork.  It also hosts international artists and events.

Nana-nana-nana-nana Batman!

When our caped crusaders are not battling evil villains they can be found running the Auckland Half Marathon (as was the case on Sunday 3 November 2013).  More photos from Victoria Park below.

Weekly Photography Challenge: From Lines to Patterns

This weeks challenge has really opened my eyes to looking at composition in a different way. The images below are highly experimental and I have tried to incorporate converging lines, negative space, texture, patterns and light. See here for more submissions for this weeks Daily Post photography challenge.

Cheeky Little Monkeys

Pygmy marmosets are the world smallest monkeys and are native to the Amazon Basin and rain-forests of South America.  An adult pygmy marmoset wouldn’t be any bigger than a small ball of wool. Here are images of mother (above) and child (below) peering through their enclosure to the Wellington Zoo Cafe (I bought a coffee … Continue reading