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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.

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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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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Moturoa Island wharf.

The Cream Trip Reworked

I have re-worked my older photo essay about a day out on the Bay of Islands Cream Trip which I did way back in the year 2002. The original essay was spread over multiple pages and had rather low-resolution low pixel sized images to cater for the slower web speeds then. It is now only …

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Winding Road

Road Frustration

Quite often when I am outgoing somewhere and I see a photographic opportunity there is nowhere to pull over and safely stop off the road. So I carry on a while and if I haven’t gone too far past my objective when I find a wide enough shoulder to park off the road then I …

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How Time Flies

Once again it’s been a long time since I last posted here. I updated my web site last year and took away the link to this blog since I wasn’t posting anything although I retained the blog on the site for later resurrection. I’ve updated the theme and am now working on customizing it to …

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