Underwater Portfolio Presentation

This morning I presented my Underwater Portfolio to Dieneke Jansen (Photographer & Senior Lecturer at AUT) as part of the 2013 Festival of Photography. The sessions were one on one for 20 minutes held at the NorthArt Gallery in Northcote. I didn’t know what to expect from the session or what to prepare so over the last 2 weeks I…

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Four Seasons in One Day

Auckland’s weather is often a topic of conversation. It rains. A lot. And the weather often changes two, three or even four times during the day. Yesterday was one of those days. Our morning was lovely and bright and even sunny. Then things got very very very dark and we had thunder. And then just as I went out to…

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Let’s Walk and Talk

For nearly two weeks I’ve been house sitting, dog sitting, cat sitting in Hamilton. This shaggy face above is my fur-nephew Norman (a Shih Tzu who seems happy with everything and anything that goes on). This weekend we took him out walking both days – on Saturday we walked along the Waikato River and then on Sunday we walked through…

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Photo Friday – Luminance

This weeks Photo Friday: “Luminance” I have chosen this photo this week for the lighting and the exposure. I’ve tried a few times to photograph a portrait similar to this but I haven’t created anything I like as much. Camera - Nikon D300 Exposure - 0.033 sec (1/30) Aperture - f/5 Focal Length - 60 mm ISO Speed – 200 Exposure Bias - +1/3 EV…

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Tuesday Rocks – Last p8

It’s painfully obvious that naming a post after a day was a dumb idea.  I’m pretty bollocks at the whole regular featured post thing as it is.  This was just setting myself up for a fall!  I very rarely get this posted written and ready for a Tuesday – any Tuesday even! I’ve been reading a few other blogs and…

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