Kendall Bay

Kendall Bay, Auckland. Christmas walk.

While visiting my family in Auckland for Christmas we went for a walk through a bush track down to Kendall Bay on Auckland’s North Shore. Quite a steep track but good for working off the extra Christmas food.

Wall art on old Kaikohe Hotel

Walls of Kaikohe

Over recent years many of the walls in Kaikohe have been decorated with paintings. The featured image of the painting on the wall of the old Kaikohe Hotel was the first major artwork done in Kaikohe back in 2013 but has since been lost as the hotel was demolished a year later. In the years …

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Sunset at the Omapere wharf

Chasing a Sunset – Omapere

I had a trip planned for Wednesday 16th May to visit Omapere when the sun would be setting more or less in line with the wharf. I worked this out using the Photographers Ephemeris. As it happened I decided to do this trip on Tuesday instead, which turned out perfectly as the sunset on Tuesday was …

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Kawakawa Main street

Kawakawa Visit

On Saturday, 19th September, I spent some time in Kawakawa with a few members of the Bay of Islands/Kaikohe Photography Club. From 10 until noon we roamed around the centre of town and the railway station photographing everything that took our attention. The weather which has not been the best lately held up with no …

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Makarau River Bridge

Bridge Found

Some weeks back I went looking for a particular road bridge that I have driven over from time to time but I couldn’t remember exactly where. That day out led to this post – Road Frustration – where I drove down Mangakahia Rd thinking that was probably where I saw it since I go this …

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Lightroom CC Troubles

I downloaded Lightroom CC to my desktop and installed it with zero problems, all ran as expected. However it was a different story with my laptop. Both systems are running Windows 8.1, both with 8GB ram. The laptop runs Lightroom 5 and Photoshop CC with no problems so I didn’t expect anything different with Lightroom …

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Kauri Museum Matakohe Photos Reworked

The latest set of photos to be moved from the Coppermine Gallery to a WordPress Gallery are the Kauri Museum, Matakohe, Open Day photos from September 2008. In the process I re-edited most of them in Lightroom 5 to make some small adjustments to their previous edits. Enjoy them here – https://deniswilford.com/kauri-museum-matakohe/