Category Archives: New Zealand

Relax…it’s just a camera

As major photography shows draw near many photographers seem to get an extra dose of GAS in their bodies as they ponder what may, or may not, be introduced by their brand of choice. I received a number of emails over the past couple of weeks with the most common question being, “What will you do if the Nikon 1 system is discontinued?” After thinking about it for a few minutes my reply was quite simple, “Relax…it’s just a camera.” Continue reading Relax…it’s just a camera

Catlins Area School Restroom Art

If you have the opportunity to visit New Zealand one of the things that you will discover about the people is their engaged and creative approach to life. While in the Catlins area of the South Island my wife discovered a very unusual public restroom. The children at the Catlins Area School had decorated it with unique art pieces, each demonstrating aspects of New Zealand life. Continue reading Catlins Area School Restroom Art

New Zealand Roads Part 1

As photographers it can sometimes be an interesting creative experiment to shoot to a theme. Before we left for our recent trip to New Zealand I decided to include some images of roads as a part of our field work for our upcoming photography e-book. For those of us that enjoy driving holidays, roads can tell us a lot about a destination. In many ways they are the soul of a country. Let’s take a look at some New Zealand roads…mainly on the North Island. This is Part 1 of a two part article. Continue reading New Zealand Roads Part 1

Wai-O-Tapu through the eyes of a beginner

During our recent trips to the western USA and New Zealand my wife has started capturing quite a few photographs, mainly using a Nikon 1 V2 fitted with a 1 Nikon 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD zoom. This article will give readers a glimpse of Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland through the eyes of a beginner. Continue reading Wai-O-Tapu through the eyes of a beginner