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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: 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

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.

Mmmm peanut butter!

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

Weekly Photo Challenge: One Shot, Two Ways

Framing an image in either portrait or landscape is a happy dilemma I often have.  Both orientations can present the subject in a different light.  Here are a couple of images for this weeks challenge.  If you have a free minute to comment below, I’d be interested to know which one you prefer and why. … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Fleeting

It watched us take an evening stroll on its beach.  I turned, camera in hand. Click. Hop hop. Gone. See more submissions for this weeks theme here.

A Word A Week Photography Challenge: Angle

Urban Forest – this sculpture consists of three nine-meter (29.5 ft) high stacks of bright spinning cubes.  I have displayed two images in both black + white and colour as both sets have a different impact on the eye.    The shadows cast by the on-ground display lights together with passing traffic cast some nice angular … Continue reading