Flying in NZ

There's some cool scenery to be seen when flying about New Zealand. This snap is taken somewhere over the Southern Alps in the South Island of NZL. Being closer to winter there is some nice snow building up on the mountains - but it is a clear day today. … [Read more...] about Flying in NZ

A young female Kiwi Aviator

There's some cool street art in New Zealand. One that caught my eye up north was this one of, what I'm seeing as, a young female Aviator in NZ. With a bi-plane reflected int the mirrored glasses, I can't help wondering if it refers to Ms. Jean Batten, at all? A cool piece of artwork that takes up two stories of a building. … [Read more...] about A young female Kiwi Aviator

In the Red Zone – Christchurch, NZL

A couple of photos taken inside what is the 'Red Zone' to the east of the city centre, heading towards the coast. A vaste swathe of land that has had all the housing and infrastructure taken away after the earthquakes. And now the River Avon meanders through the quiet streets where only the roads & driveways exist and the power lines, with many still intact line (dead in … [Read more...] about In the Red Zone – Christchurch, NZL

Mt Cook / Aoraki Image

Early in 2020 I had the opportunity to spend just over 2 months touring and photographing the South Island of New Zealand. I made it back to Auckland just before NZ went into Stage III and then Stage IV lock down very quickly, due to COVID-19. During that trip I went to Mt Cook / Aoraki region a couple of times. On the first visit the weather was not so good but I still … [Read more...] about Mt Cook / Aoraki Image

Jupiter’s Moons (& Saturn)

This rather made my day when I saw it early in 2020... I'd gone out to capture Jupiter and Saturn which were about to be very close, as they approached transition. But when I zoomed on my DSLR (digital camera) to 10x, I realised I could see 3 of the 4 Moons that Gailelo had seen way back in 1609. I couldn't quite make them out with my eyes, but with a bit of enhancement and … [Read more...] about Jupiter’s Moons (& Saturn)