Wellington on a windy day provides plenty of wind-swept waves over the rocks which is perfect for long exposure images.  I have been helping a friend get her head around the process of creating an image with a 30 second exposure in the middle of the day using ND filters.  We headed off to the […]

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Sometime ago now (well over a year), I started a ’30 second exposure’ project.  I have to admit to being a little slack in working on this project but yesterday I left the big lens at home and focused entirely on slow exposure photography.  These images were taken on a short drive around the South […]

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Over the last week I have been in Tauranga attending the PSNZ National Convention. Five days of full on workshops, speakers, award presentations and much much more. My travel companion and I left early and stopped in at Smash Palace and Hobbiton on the way up from Wellington to Tauranga.  Both places provided me with […]

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The weather report promised another glorious day so I decided to try for a sunrise.  We got up to a two degree frost and heavy fog!  However I know from experience that when the Hutt Valley is shrouded in fog, Wellington City generally isn’t, so we headed into Wellington.  Cutting it extremely fine time wise, the […]

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Wellington put on a stunner of a day today, so the camera and I went out for a short walk in between doing a bunch of other stuff.  We wandered along the waterfront which I expected to be great, but in fact it was a little bit boring.  At least the end where we were.  […]

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With the colder weather comes shorter days and finding the sunshine in the right place at the right time is not so easy.  When shooting both the kingfishers and my 30 second project, I need the sun to be out and shining bright.  It is not essential for the 30 second shots but it does […]

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I have recently been playing with a few different photographic techniques, none of which I know much about but I learn best by playing so play I did.  These images were taken this morning at Moa Point.  There are a few big jet planes in them but you won’t see them.  With the shutter open […]

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