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Photography for Everyone

It’s quite astonishing the difference our delightful digital world has made to our engagement in visual forms of communication, most significantly photography. As a time served amateur, semi-pro and pro photographer I am consistently surprised and excited by the sheer number of people who are actively involved in image making.  I’m not a great fan of statistics but here are some…

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Use your Camera Everyday

Stating the obvious but the more you do the more you learn the better you get…in theory.  So for a long, long time I’ve always had the habit of carrying a camera.  More recently, the last couple of years, my good camera with a couple of lenses. When I look at the most successful pictures through that period a large…

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A Sail Over to Rangitoto

I’d Forgotten just how far the walk from Yankee Wharf, Islington bay, to the top of Rangitoto was, is,  never mind in the dark! Earlier that day I’d prepared the boat in Blackpool, Waiheke island.  Cleaned the remains of the many Terns who had dined on the boat and left various states of digested, partly digested and almost untouched fish…