At the end of the day

During the day you’ve got your mates around – the gang the flock… but at the end of the day, it’s just you. No one there to tell you that you’re right or that you’re wrong and you face the dark of night with your best friend or your worst enemy

Sunset At Piha

Sunset At Piha

I love this and hate this… Love it because it is gorgeous, hate it because it’s so traditional, a completely standard ‘great sunset’ shot. Still, it’s a great sunset shot and I did take it myself, so I am not really complaining… he he… this is the same sunset at pretty much the same time of day and time as the impressionist sunset I put up yesterday. This one is further away from the water – and obviously is sharply in focus.

Impressionist Sunset

I have come to love impressionist photography… but then, impressionism is my favourite way of seeing things. I probably disliked Paris because the Musée d’Orsay was closed when I got there on a Tuesday morning, thereby depriving me of the opportunity to be in the presence of the Degas paintings that inspired my love ofContinue reading “Impressionist Sunset”

One lady leaping

Went through over 600 images shot last night. To be honest, most were plain crap… I deleted over 300. Then I deleted another 100. Then I starting culling in earnest… and in the end, came up with such a brilliant set of photos, I feel like I invented candy and can’t wait to tell allContinue reading “One lady leaping”

Dancer on the beach

Just a quick one tonight… Went to Piha Beach this evening to shoot the sunset and a dancer who came to dance for a group of photographers. Sadly, she got lost on the way so we didn’t get to shoot her in the best light. I did get some nice stuff though and am especiallyContinue reading “Dancer on the beach”