I was looking after a friend's cats last week, 3 of them. One of the wee cuties was Riley who is a Ragdoll. Riley the Ragdoll … [Read more...] about Riley the Ragdoll
* 9 May 23 Let me say at the outset that there is no chance that I will photograph this same shot every day... But, that said, with my zoom lens knackered and currently out for repair and a 10,000 ft (almost) Mount Aspiring viewable from my lounge window, it struck me that I need to get some snaps of it (with or without the good zoom). Hence I'm going to put up some … [Read more...] about BLOG: Daily of Mt Aspiring (sorta)
I went on a jaunt westwards from Wānaka to a wee township called Clyde, in Central Otago. My plan had been to do some astrophotography at the Clyde Dam. That didn't go too well originally as the Milky Way was not where I thought it was going to be, the front of the dam was extremely lit up at night (killing any chance of doing Astro stuff with it) and there was no way to get … [Read more...] about Clyde Dam Astrophotography
With the greatest of intent, I set off up North again to do some astrophotography and capture Mt Cook / Aoraki in all it's glory. I left Wānaka and was shortly into glorious sunshine, all was glorious & good. Over the Lindis Pass and while there was some snow about, it was all still looking good. Approaching Omarama I noticed some fog in the distance and pulled over … [Read more...] about A Frozen Adventure
Oh goodness, the balloon has gone up... I've decided to depart in about 12 hours North-wards. 2-3 hours driving in that direction is going to take me to the shores of Lake Pukaki with views of Aoraki / Mt Cook (13,000'). And on to Lake Tekapo with its Night Sky Reserve and centre of the Milky Way up for viewing (with the moon setting increasingly later each day this … [Read more...] about BLOG: Launch Battleships!