I went out for my first Astrophotography session on the night of Friday, 12 May 2023. The moon was not rising until 11:30 pm with clear skies so I had a chance to get out try some photos. In the transition and using a new reduced setup, I forgot to include my head torch in my bag so had to repeatedly turn on the flashlight in my iPhone to check camera settings, lens focus … [Read more...] about BLOG: Astrophotography in the South Island, NZ (1st session)
For a couple of days I stayed in the Campground out at Piha, in West Auckland. One day out trekking and this was the view back into Lion Rock. … [Read more...] about Wombling about Piha
A view the balcony of a flat that I used to live in in Edinburgh, Scotland (Leith actually). A bit of time-lapse and converted to Black & White. … [Read more...] about The view from the balcony
At the lookout point on the way down to Piha, a dude stopped to get a couple of photos of his bike. I subtly took a few myself. … [Read more...] about Piha: Lion Rock with a Motorbike
I'd forgotten about this picture for a long time. I was scurrying back in fading light from a waterfall in the Waikato, NZL, when I remembered I wanted to do a quick timelapse of this bridge on the way down. The NZ DOC (Department of Conservation) had said it was a 45 minute walk and they weren't kidding.. You could do it in 45 minutes yes, but it was a serious walk with … [Read more...] about Timelapse of Water on a Rock.