Tag Archives: black and white

When the Dance is Done

For a long time I have wanted a pair of pointe shoes to use as a prop, but not shiny new ones, instead shoes that have been used and used hard. Luckily it turns out I know people who know … Continue reading

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Lake Tekapo Cloudscape

While I was in Lake Tekapo, photographing the lupins earlier this month, this cloud formation hung around the eastern mountain range for several days.  Determined to capture it, we drove up the other side of the lake, past Mt John … Continue reading

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Tortured and Twisted Dancing Trees

These dead trees were on the edge of the Hooker Track carpark and caught my eye after taking some *more* photos of mountains towering above me 🙂 Initially I had my exposure down a stop but when looking at it … Continue reading

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Fanfare Sculpture

Apparently this is New Zealands largest piece of art created – its 20m diameter, and each fan (which do spin in the wind) are 1.5m across.   It was originally installed in Australia and now finds itself just north of Christchurch … Continue reading

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Another Selfie

The second selfie from my experiment.  I have been surprised by the positive response these have gotten so I am considering getting a bigger piece of fabric and a remote and doing a proper series. This is called Say You’ll … Continue reading

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My First Selfie

Inspired by a fellow Awake student who does interesting portraits with himself as the model, I decided to try and shoot myself.  Without a remote its a LOT harder to do than expected. Also my hair is not long enough … Continue reading

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Further Exploration of Lightroom

Session One of the Creative Black and White course started this week and it takes you back to basics with editing your image in colour then continuing to edit it in the BW module in Lightroom. Our exercise is to … Continue reading

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