Tag Archives: fieldtrip

TechTip#5 – Tripod Zen

(reposted Feb 2015) I was afraid of my tripod when I first got it. In fact I didn’t use it for several months because of that. I don’t really know why I was afraid of it, something to do with … 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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Wildflowers – Gapfiller Art in Christchurch

Due to there being a sudden increase in empty lots in Christchurch, as damaged buildings are demolished, a group of local artists have got together and come up with a concept called GapFiller. Its where they bring art to the … Continue reading

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Shooting in the Dark – Chinese Lantern Festival

We have a vibrant asian culture in CHCH, which makes for a tasty range of ethnic places to eat and great places to buy produce and supplies. To celebrate Chinese New Year they have a Lantern Festival, have dancing and … Continue reading

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2012 My year of photographic participation

So I had this New Year resolution last year, to make more of an effort to participate in photographic events. Things like club field trips, weekends shooting at a special venue etc, and to make more of an effort with … Continue reading

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Negative Space

One of the forums I subscribe to has monthly challenges, which I try to attempt as learning experiences. This months is Negative Space and this really interested me. A link to examples was provided, which was useful as I didn’t … 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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