I am still trying to solve my focusing issues in the bush, and now with the help of the Panasonic engineers I am getting some improvement. Today I managed to get more in focus images than out of focus ones, so that is a big plus from my point of view. I am now using […]
Usually my posts focus on one or two subjects, but our visit to Zealandia was so good yesterday that I have more images to share. This is a real mixed bag of images. My intention on this visit was to put my camera through its paces testing out different auto focus settings. To do this […]
The Photographic Society of New Zealand has a National Convention each year and this year Hutt Camera Club are hosting it. I am on the organising committee for and as such have a vested interest in making sure the event is memorable for each and every attendee. One workshop that I was keen on having […]
I have lived in Wellington since 1998 and have never liked Earthquakes. I had never felt one until I moved here and remember being totally freaked out by them in the beginning. I am a little more relaxed these days but that is mainly due to the fact that I don’t live in a house […]
Went for a short wander into Barton’s Bush this afternoon. I was hoping for birds but instead I found fungi. The birds were there, I could hear them but they were hiding from me in the high canopy.
We walked around the bush at Nga Manu, up to the lookout tower, past the eel feeding station and while we saw lots of birds flying about, the opportunity to photograph them just wasn’t there. I surprised at the amount of fungi still about in the bush though and did take the time to capture […]