Tag Archives: 70-200

Black Swan and cygnets

  Taken last spring at a waterway not far from my house.  I spotted this pair of black swans with their new family and made a mental note to go back with my camera.  Fortunately when I did they were … Continue reading

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Today I shot in full Manual mode for the first time ever!

The RPS organised a Landscape Photography workshop with Mike Langford, a renown NZ photographer based in Queenstown. It was $100 for the day which included lunch, so I was hoping I learned something valuable. Boy was I in for a … Continue reading

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Sunset Drama

Tonights Sunset The sky was shaping up with potential for a good sunset. So far this summer they have been rare, as there has been odd weather changes with the winds, meaning that the southwestern corner where the sun sets … Continue reading

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Grand Chancellor Christchurch prior to demolition

Grand Chancellor Hotel This Hotel is the tallest building in Christchurch at 28 stories and was badly damaged in the Feb 22 earthquake. This shot is of the top few stories and the south and east side. You can clearly … Continue reading

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Roller Derby – my first time

I have been wanting to go see Roller Derby for a while but due to changes in Christchurch post quake, everything has been a bit difficult. But I finally got a chance to go last night. I really enjoyed it … Continue reading

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Australia Zoo Part 5 – Croc and Reptile show

This is obviously the highlight show for Australia Zoo, given the founders penchant for pulling the tails on wild crocs for fun (and for TV) so I wasn’t sure what I was going to see here, but I was pleasantly … Continue reading

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Australia Zoo Part 4 – Jabiru and Free Flight Raptor Show

The Jabiru or Black Necked Stork was my favourite bird at Australia Zoo. I had seen its back from a distance at Currumbin so didnt realise how gorgeously coloured these birds are. And they are tall as well – a … Continue reading

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