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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Photo Friday – From Nature

This weeks Photo Friday: “From Nature” This Blue Dragon Nudibranch was in the perfect position and I spent a lot of time with it on this dive in the Bligh Waters off Rakiraki in Fiji. Called the Blue Dragon in our part of the world (because of its resemblance to a Chinese Dragon) it can impart a painful sting to…

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Photo Friday – Water

This weeks Photo Friday: “Water” When I saw the prompt for the current Photo Friday, I thought yes, here’s a subject that I have a lot of images related to. But it turns out it is not that easy.  I have photographs taken under the water – but looking through them, the water is something that you don’t necessarily notice…

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Photo Friday – My Life

This weeks Photo Friday: “My Life” Fireworks for the opening of the 2011 Rugby World Cup in Auckland. My life in a photograph – this one was hard! This photo has colour, lights and explosions. And it was taken on a boat. My life is challenging, exciting, loud and I love it.

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Photo Friday – Fiery

This weeks Photo Friday: “Fiery” A Firebrick Starfish underwater at White Island, New Zealand. A starfish called Asterodiscides truncatus (described in 1911) is “the fire brick starfish” because of the very fiery colored, brick-like tubercles that cover the surface of this species. There are larger swollen tubercles at the end of each arm tip (which I find particularly fascinating if…

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Photo Friday – In the Wild

This weeks Photo Friday: “In the Wild” A silvertip shark swims past me in Bega Lagoon, Fiji. My first shark dive.  Photographed with a Nikon D300 and a Tokina 10-17mm fish eye lens. The fish eye lens means you need to get close – really close.  There is a very close focus and a very wide angle.  The benefit is…

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