Pet Photography Project 52: 17 – Colour

Colour Our brief for this week is to shoot color as you see it or as you interpret it, a sunrise, a sunset, your pets eyes. As the Northern Hemisphere thaws out and has grass and flowers popping through, down here in the Southern Hemisphere, our leaves are changing and everything is becoming beautiful gold and rose colours.  Autumn has…

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Location: Ruapuke Beach

I’m very lucky to have a wonderful friendship with two very talented Pet Photographers – Kelly Wolfe and Carol Howell. Last night we decided to pack up our cameras, two assistants, Carol’s lighting equipment and my fabulous model, my main girl Nixie Lix. We headed out to Ruapuke Beach which is near Raglan, about an hour from Hamilton. The road…

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Saying Hello

I shared my 2015 Introductions post so now I would love it if the people that read my blog introduced themselves as well, and shared a photo of the creatures that round out your family. I’m looking forward to getting to know a few more of you! So tell me … 1. where are you from? 2.  who are your…

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A Spring [Portrait] Session for Someone

SPRING IS HERE!!! Winter is out of here and the flowers are pushing through. All the trees down my driveway have the most beautiful buds on them and all of this makes me happy. Today, the 1st of September, is also Random Act of Kindness day here in New Zealand and I would like to celebrate both that and the…

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Photo Friday – Architecture

This weeks Photo Friday: “Architecture” I love the lines of this building and the way the light hits the materials. We had just finished a Street Photography Workshop and were walking back from town along the riverfront and back up to the main street.  Blue skies, warm days, spring is on its way.

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South Island Road Trip

Last week Ken and I shared a suitcase and went on a mini South Island road trip.  Destination – Geraldine. Geraldine is a really small down in the South Island – not unlike Greytown in a lot of ways (small cottages, arts and crafts and really good coffee).  It is a couple of hours south of Christchurch and then inland…

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Wairarapa Road Trip

For Mother’s Day this year I planned to give my mummy the gift of me … and meeting Ken for the first time. We decided to roadtrip to the Wairarapa leaving from Hamilton on Friday after work. In hindsight, I’d probably never ever do this again .. especially not in winter.  It got dark early and petrol is so expensive!!…

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Champions.

Mike and Pia and Cossie and I camped out at the waterfront with hundreds of thousands of other New Zealander’s (and three massive cruise ships) for the final of the Rugby World Cup.  We’d decided that if we were going to watch one game down there, then this was it. We staked our claim and waited out our hours. From…

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