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Fire in the sky

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27/03/2013 at 11:34 pm

Faded Roses

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27/03/2013 at 12:03 am

Spot the Ghost!

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As if there ever was any doubt – this is an unretouched photo taken into the setting sun on Saturday night. I wanted to capture the beautiful back-lit toi toi. Imagine my surprise when I got home and found someone in the image – right there in the middle. Spooky. I also took a photo of the chapel – it was so pretty with all the windows lit up and a service going on inside. But when I got there, it was dark and completely still. And… the two photos I took – the windows are lit, but they are completely blurry… Woohoo stuff!

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26/03/2013 at 12:00 am

A grave situation

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A bit of light-painting in the cemetery at twilight…

The old section of Waikumete is deliberately allowed to go feral in the spring and summer – it’s a wild and slightly spooky place, fragrant with wildflowers and allergy-inducing pollens. But to be there at night with the moon overhead…

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25/03/2013 at 1:08 am

A glorious way to be dead

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Yellow graveThere are times when you should ask questions, times when you should try to understand, times when you need to get to the bottom of the way and wherefore. All those reasonable, rational times.

This isn’t one of them. Not at all. What a wonderful, magnificent and glorious way to be dead.



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23/03/2013 at 12:02 am

2 Angels

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I can’t help wonder a bit if the arm that’s missing was the one that held the umbrella? And also… what would it be like to have your sole companion through the centuries to be a blind, deaf mute? Is there any point in complaining if no one knows?

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14/07/2012 at 12:08 am

Cemetery ramble

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It’s not that I love spending so much time in cemeteries… it’s just that they are so photogenic. Thi sis another from the old part of Auckland’s Waikumete Cemetery in West Auckland. Perfect place to bring a blanket and a picnic lunch.

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16/06/2012 at 1:03 am

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