Ngongotaha on Lake Rotorua

This idyllic little scene was a few minutes walk from our motel in Ngongotaha (Non-ga-ta-ha – really, it’s easy once you know how!) The lake was a bit rough, which didn’t bother the swans (they are tiny, but just to the left of the yellow buoy) or the trout, which were swimming madly, much toContinue reading “Ngongotaha on Lake Rotorua”

Pretty as an autumn day in Wanaka

I’ve noticed how popular this style of highly saturated HDR has become lately. Not sure why, but something about it rubs me wrong – really, I don’t know why. I certainly have no issues with playing with images so they tell the story I want to tell. So, I decided to give it a goContinue reading “Pretty as an autumn day in Wanaka”

Drydock at Dusk

I’m not a boatie. I love boats, being on them especially, but by the time I got to the point where I could consider owning one, I realised I was nowhere’s near inclined to the kind of work they required – all that barnacle scraping and swabbing and painting. Out shooting the skyline tonight, IContinue reading “Drydock at Dusk”

Low tide II

Why is it that low tide always seems so mournful? Beach flicks are always shot at high tide. There was no low tide on Bay Watch (not that I ever watched two episodes of Bay Watch, mind you, though I had to watch one to find out what the fuss was about.) I’m not evenContinue reading “Low tide II”