In Chasing Shadows (above) a toddler runs across the courtyard. Wellington’s finest firemen feature in Off to Work (below).
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
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
Without realizing it, all my travel photos always contain horizons. The natural and man-made landscapes and architecture seem to leave a lasting memory in your mind. Here are a few from my travels. See here for more submissions for this weeks Daily Post challenge.
“Allez, Allez, Allez” shows Wellington’s yellow buses in action at the bus interchange whilst colourful murals are displayed on the wall of “Masons Lane” which descends below the city streets. See here for more submissions for this weeks Daily Post photography challenge.
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.
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
Nostalgia describes a certain affinity to memorable moments of the past. Taste, smell, touch, sounds and imagery are triggers that are powerful enough to transport you back to those happy and idyllic times. For me those happy times are a collection of childhood memories, my formative years and even recent events. For example the smell of … Continue reading
Kodi chased rabbits, he always howled along with the fire station siren and barked at the postie. Kodi is my parent in-laws dog but the family dog to everyone else (me included). He was always around and had seen it all, birthday parties, arrival of new grandchildren and Christmases. Three months ago Kodi was diagnosed with … Continue reading
The Wellington Marathon was held this last Sunday 23 June and I decided to get down to the start/finish line early to see what I could find. Other events that day included the half marathon and 10km run/walk and the kids magic mile. I chose to position myself next to the event photographers with their … Continue reading