This is from yesterday. The pier at St Clair was there for 100 years, though over the last few years there have just been piles. After this winter’s storms, the…

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Dunedin Nikon One rawtherapee

Well, I managed to get the scanner working. Main problem is not the software — I am using Epson’s iscan which works perfectly well on fedora based linuxes — but…

Read More The joys of scanning.


I did not take all these photos: a couple were taken by the pro photographer. Olympus OM-10, Sigma 19 mm lens, processed darktable.

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Darktable micro 4/3 Otago

I have a week off, and I’m shooting a bit more digital at present: the pile of film awaiting development is increasing considerably. These photos were taken with a Voightlander…

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It is Spring, and so the Daffodils are up, in this case outside Crossfit Uncut Nikon D800, processed in Darktable, and exported as 16 bit .png files. Be aware the…

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I was in Christchurch for the weekend. Managed to get to the transitional cathedral and around the city centre. Jpegs, processed from Nikon v3 files by rawtherapee, and not downsized.

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Nikon One rawtherapee

At present I am working on my analog skills… including rediscovering developing film. I generally use 120 film for this… as I find it easier to handle and get into…

Read More First go with PMK Pyro and TP-4


September 1 is the official start of spring, but it is bitterly cold. Photos taken Nikon 1 with a DX zoom on it and processed in affinity.

Read More Winter in Spring.

Nikon One Otago

It was a windy but fine late winter Saturday, and we went to Tunnel Beach: which is literally reached by walking down a long track (dropping a fair distance, then…

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micro 4/3 Otago rawtherapee

For those of you who do not use WordPress, the backend has just been upgraded, together with the default themes… and they broke the other site. I have moved both…

Read More Upcoming and present changes.