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Dunedin Nikon D800

Darktable Nikon D800 Otago

I was using, primarily, in this a very wide angle lens — a Voightlander 21mm F 3.5 Color Skopar. The processing, as usual, is from raw in Darktable. Nikon d800:…

Read More The outer harbour.

Darktable Nikon D800 Otago

I use a different system for birding trying to get reach: a nikon DX 70 — 200mm zoom lens on a Nikon V3. The lesson from this walk was to…

Read More Water creatures.

Dunedin Nikon One

I had about a half hour last month with the D800 to get some shots the mist and snow hitting the hills, so I went to a rugby field. Nikon…

Read More Winter and a field.


Two kinds of interaction of wood and the sea: one alive (the Photukawa) and the other well made artifice (the Maraetai wharf). Fuji X Pro one, Darktable.

Read More Marine wood.


Rangitoto, for those who have never lived in Auckland, is a dormant volcano in the harbour, which last erupted about AD 1200. It is a gentle cone: unlike most of…

Read More Four studies of Rangitoto.



I was playing with a 60 mm macro lens on a Fuji Xpro at Omana beach. Photos have been processed a bit in Darktable.

Read More Macro at Omana


Last weekend, flat batteries in cold weather in camera, but the cellphone was still working. Admittedly, it is a sony cellphone, with a twothirds inch 20 MP sensor. Google stitched…

Read More Panorama from camera.