This morning the weather was foul but we decided rather than hide from the wind, we would go and see what it can do. So we headed off to Makara to the West Wind Recreation Area. The sign in the car park recommends that you park your car facing into the wind if possible and […]
I have been meaning to get this post written since Wednesday but time just hasn’t allowed me to do so. Tuesday night last, the Hutt Camera Club held its AGM and portfolio competitions. There are two awards up for grabs – the Cliff Perry trophy for beginners and the Dorothy Comely trophy for everyone else.
Warning – Adult Content: I have seen many photographs where rope has been used in an artistic way and recently when I saw one of these I decided it might be fun to do it. A group of friends offered to help me achieve the image I had in mind and today the plan all
Today a couple of other photographers and I did a photo shoot with a very obliging young lady. She is a rope fetish model so we strung her from a tree over the river! But that is another post, so be prepared or warned, if you are offended by semi-naked flesh then the next blog
Some birds are extremely protective of their nests and will do whatever it takes to distract you from it if you get too close. I had this happen last night when I went out just before sunset with my camera. Usually the pied stilts will disappear when I show myself and they will avoid the
Yesterday started out promising – that is until I looked out the window. The weather report had me believing it was going to be a fine day for photography and the truth was that it wasn’t. It was overcast and dull with the sun peeping through the clouds from time to time. Being the optimist
It doesn’t matter if it is a good photo or a bad photo, I just need to pick up the camera and shoot. This usually happens after a couple of days on inactivity with the camera – I start to get twitchy if I don’t get my photo fix. Today was one of those days.
So I went back to the damselflies today and was greeted with just as many dragonflies as there was damselflies. The dragonflies are harder to capture but I love a challenge so sat down to do just that! While I waited I photographed a couple of weeds and I have to say I really
I have found a spot where there are damselflies in a abundance. It’s very close to home and has easy access. Perfect for me to try and capture these tricky little insects in flight. Ha! All I managed was a couple of red lines in the shot where they flitted through the picture. What I