Friday, July 18, 2014

Hoar Frost in Central Otago

It was a frosty morning today in Central Otago.  A hoar-frosty morning.  The first one I've been lucky enough to see and capture a few photos of.  There was an inversion running up the Clutha and as it was clearing it left whiteness in its wake.  

Friday, June 20, 2014

Coral Coast, Fiji

I have a few days stopover in Fiji on my way back to NZ from the USA.  If I get around to it I will post some photos from my time in the US, although there are very few to choose from.  Picking up my camera seems to take too much effort these days.  I have carried 2 camera bodies and three lenses around with me and only used one camera and 2 lenses so far.  Murphy's law - if I have them, I don't need them and if I don't carry them, I do need them...  C'est la vie.

Blue skies on the first day, grey skies on the second.  Today, disappearing grey and burgeoning blue.  Happiness is a blue sky.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Autumn in Central Otago

I recently had the good fortune to drive form Dunedin to Wanaka just in time to see the last of the autumn colours.

I stopped at Butchers Dam just outside of Alexandra where the lake was still, clear and reflective.  A very rare occurrence in these parts.  The week before I had driven through and the colours were bright and crisp, they had faded somewhat after the weekends rain, but still beautiful anyway.

I also stopped at Cromwell in time to see this beautiful days end.  Again this stillness of the Dunstan is rarely ever seen.  I think this is the only time I've seen it quite this calm and I've been driving this route for a couple of years now

Thursday, October 03, 2013

Top Of The Lake

Top of the lake, AKA Glenorchy.  And one shot in Kinloch.
Misty morning that broke out into a sunny day.  Stunning through and through!

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Some travels in recent times

Lake Tekapo (on a sunny day) About a third in from
the left is Mt Cook - NZ's highest mountain at 3754m
Lake Tekapo (on a miserable day)
Old cottage McKenzie Country
Old cottage Banks Peninsula 
Lake Ianthe (on a miserable day) 
Lake Ianthe (on a sunny day)
Our Lady of the River
Bruce Bay
Lake Moeraki, sunset
Lake Hawea - nearly home!

Thursday, July 04, 2013

Winter time!

On the way home from Christchurch this week.  We had a massive snowfall in the south the week before and there was huge amounts of snow in some areas.  The drive was stunning - and slow with al the stops I had to make to look at and photograph the scenes.

Driving up the main road in Methven.
An incredible view of Mt Hutt!
The Southern Alps in Canterbury
McKenzie country
Lindis Pass

Lindis Pass
Lindis Pass
Lindis Pass
Lindis Pass
Lindis Pass