Yesterday, our photography club had a workshop on Astrophotography … quite an interesting topic, really – and one that’s not as easy at it appears to be. Apparently you have to take about a gazillion and a half things into consideration when taking photos of celestial bodies. There’s the wind, clouds, minute vibrations … whew! But the information Peter (the speaker) imparted was great. He … Continue reading Moonstruck

Wellington Waterfront

Remember last weekend, Dave and Craig gave me photography assignments? Craig’s asked me to take 36 images where the subject is at least 50% out of the frame (and the orientation should not be horizontal nor vertical) – well, that’s done. So this week, I set out to complete Dave’s assignment, and that is to take photos at the Waterfront every day and to post 5 … Continue reading Wellington Waterfront

Long Exposure @ Paraparaumu

My long-exposure filter kit arrived last week and I drove up to Paraparaumu (about 50 km north of Wellington) to get the parcel. Since I don’t really know how to use those gitchy-gadgets, my friend decided to spend a few hours with me so I would learn the ropes. We spent some time at a park in Otaihanga and then headed off to Paraparaumu Beach. … Continue reading Long Exposure @ Paraparaumu