Tag Archives: Christchurch

Very very tired but OK

So you may have heard about the 7.5 earthquake that hit the South Island just after midnight (some 20 hours ago). I am OK, the cats and the house are OK but I had to evacuate due to tsunami warning, … Continue reading

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Conceptual Self Portrait – Wasteland

Driving about the city last week, I chanced upon these dead trees in a swamp not far from where I live.  The swamp is slowly reclaiming areas around the wetlands that had been set aside as native bird habitat as … Continue reading

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Fire and Bright Lights in Christchurch

Recently there have been two opportunities to get out and take advantage of the early winter night.  A local fire spinning group did a photography shoot performance at Sumner Beach which was excellent fun. It was a cold frosty night … Continue reading

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Taylors Mistake Long Exposure

I attended an Advanced Landscape Photography Workshop over the weekend, and we spent some time on these rocks.  Given I had my Lee Big Stopper 10 stop filter with me, I decided to take it for a spin as the … 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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Black and White Bikes

I went into the city on Saturday to take photos for my Earthquake Anniversary post.  The repeating patterns of these bikes all lined up in a row caught my eye. When I crouched down to get a better angle, I … Continue reading

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Sunrise at Taylors Mistake

It has to be confessed that I am NOT a morning person.  AT ALL!! So that is my excuse for the fact there are only two sunrise shoots in my collection.  However both were excellent mornings and I don’t want … Continue reading

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