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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/ . Advertisements

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

A Word A Week Photography Challenge: Distant

The Boardwalk and the Boardwalk Part 2 are two images I took over consecutive nights from the same spot but facing in opposite directions (if that make sense). Both images are taken in Oriental Bay, Wellington, New Zealand.  The aim was to use the boardwalk to guide the eye to subjects in the distance. To … Continue reading

Day Trip to Long Beach

Long Beach is a one hour train ride from Union Station, Los Angeles.  When I think of Long Beach I remember ice cream from Cold Stone and the warm sun beating down on me.  However there’s more to Long Beach than ice cream.  Here are a few images that take me back.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Companioniable

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

Weekly Photo Challenge: Curves

“Bird On A Wire” shows a finch sitting on a native tree sculpture made out of fencing wire in Wellington’s Botanic Garden. See more submissions for this weeks challenge here. Click on image above to see it sharper in full screen mode.

Shelly’s Little Lighthouse

I went in search of a subject to try out my new (and first) neutral density filter (ND400).  I found this lighthouse in Shelly Bay.  It was dawn and the sun had just popped up over the hills and shed its golden glow across the harbour and onto the lighthouse.  I was rather pleased with … Continue reading

Still Fall?

It’s the southern hemisphere winter and here in Wellington, New Zealand, it’s feeling pretty mild, it still feels like autumn.  This image of autumn leaves was taken yesterday on my walk through the Botanical Gardens.

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: Metallic

Inspiration – I walked down to the waterfront this morning  just as the sun was rising.  I captured quite a few images.  Here are four that I believe lend themselves nicely to this weeks challenge, a sculpture, part of a bridge and a shell (from two angles). Check out more submissions here. This sculpture is 3.4 m … Continue reading

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