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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.


This is more from the same film of sheds around McAndrew Bay, complete with a bit of street photography around sheds. Mamiya 7, 60 mm lens, New 55 monobath, V800…

Read More McAndrew Bay, Mamiya


These have been sitting unscanned from autumn, This needs to be corrected. Bronica Zenza, normal (80 mm) lens, Neopan, Developed using new55 sit bath, diluted.

Read More Above Karitane, Bronica.