Category: Photography

photographing trees - misty trees morrisons bush

Photographing Trees

Photographing Trees   I never really stopped to think about taking photographs of trees as a specific niche genre of photography. But apparently, it is! A Google search throws up dozens and dozens of...

north bank otaki river sunset

Postcards From The North Island

Postcards From The North Island Growing up I remember listening to a radio programme by Alistair Cook called Letter From America. I loved his mellifulous voice, and the stories he told, and often thought...

facade of the old david strang coffee warehouse beside h and j smith warehouse esk street invercargill - goodbye to nikon

Time To Say Goodbye To Nikon

Goodbye to Nikon – but potentially not forever…. A Nikon D5100 has been the number one camera in my photographic arsenal since late 2012 – and it has been a really fun and competent...

Re-tyred Beetle in a car wrekcers yard, Invercargill black and white street views

Awesome Black And White Street Views

It might be strange for me to say this, but this collection of photographs of black and white street views was inspired by – or rather motivated by – Canadian photographer Kyle McDougall’s visual...

Liverpool Football Club flying in my back garden.

Colour In The Garden

  If you’ve visited my Facebook or Instagram pages in the past couple of days you would have seen one or two photographs I captured highlighting the wonderful range of colour in the garden...

tomatoes on the vine captured with a nifty fifty type lens

A Nifty Fifty for Micro Four-Thirds

When I was growing up a nifty fifty was a small motor scooter – usually a Honda with a 50cc motor, and naturally red – the type of motorbike any newbie-rider could handle. Now,...