I made a mistake today. I did not put a camera in the car when we were going for a walk, The phone then decided to freeze, so this is all I got.
However, last Sunday and Saturday I did carry a camera. It helps: particularly when chasing light. In this case, all were taken with a D800
First set taken with Motorola X phone: second set with D800, processed in Darktable
Ewo cameras, two sites same day
One photo hand held with a zoom: two photos using a tripod and a wide angle prime. The connection is working with harsh light.
Processing in Darktable.
These were taken ten days ago, on a walk through a park in Leith Valley.
Worn house Leith Valley
Nikon d800, Voightlander 20mm f4.5, Nikkor 85 mm f1.8.
I packed lightish: D800, 85 mm f 1.8 Nikkor, and 20 mm Voightlander f 4.5. I regretted bringing a longer zoom, as there was considerable bird life. These are the shots from a one hour walk.
Sun going down
Processed in Darktable.
In autumn the seals spend a fair amount of time on the Peninsula Beach.
To the beach I
To the beach II
Two seals again
Nikon D800, Darktable
We are in the process of unpacking, including pulling out the cameras. The Pro Photographer is thinking of when to upgrade her cameras. I am not. I’m still using a D800 as the main camera. Today I put on a second hand, ugly zoom (that was bought off a press photographer, with the hood held together by duct tape) and took it out into the rain, and shot all the photos but the one of the cat.
I was trying to get shots of the Pohutukawa flowers. This “The New Zealand Christmas Tree” normally flowers around Christmas. It is flowering a month late, even in the South: we are having a miserable summer, with snow on the hills in what should be the warmest time of the year. But the roses like it.
Neighbour’s Pohutukawa I
Neighbour’s Pohutukawa II
Slightly different processing: photos were imported using rapid photo downloader, which is lighter and faster, and then processed in Darktable. D800, F2.8 70 – 200 zoom.
Catching up with film processing. These were taken on a short trip where I went up the old north road to Waitati and then back down the new highway.
d 800, Voigtlander colour skopar 22 mm lens.
In October, Robyn and I visited our friend Mick. He lives in a house above Lake Hawea. It was spectacular.
Nikon D800, Darktable, multiple filters, Voightlander 21 mm f4.0, Nikon f1.4 50 mm
Normal lens, during a walk (with rain showers) around Lake Hawea.
Nikon d800, darktable, and yes, I have taken multiple photos of one of those caravans….