Regular Posts Tagged ‘Beach’
6 years, 10 months ago Posted in: Best of - wildlife, fp, New Zealand, Wildlife 0
Kaikoura Seals, NZ

These are New zealand Fur seals and you can see them on the rocky headlands next to the road as you drive between Picton and kaikoura in New Zealand. In fact there are so many seals that local fishermen regard them as a pest, maintaining they are eating too many fish. To take this photo [...]

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6 years, 10 months ago Posted in: Best of - landscapes, fp, Landscape, New Zealand 0
Moeraki Boulders, NZ

The Moeraki Boulders on the East Coast of New Zealand’s South Island look as if they are a set of marbles left behind by a careless giant. The rocks are perfectly round and volcanic in nature (don’t quote me on that). You can see more rocks being exposed in the bank behind the beach. as [...]

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6 years, 10 months ago Posted in: Best of - landscapes, fp, Landscape, New Zealand 1
Nugget Point Lighthouse, NZ

I woke up about an hour earlier than I needed to get this sunrise shot of the Nugget point light house in New Zealand. I had to scramble up a hill and sit in the cold freezing my nuts off while I waited for sunrise. I took three photos at different exposures  (1 for the [...]

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6 years, 10 months ago Posted in: Best of - wildlife, fp, New Zealand, Wildlife 0
Variable Oystercatchers

These little fellas are fairly common in New Zealand. The black ones like these are called Variable Oystercatchers and the black and white ones are called Pied Oystercatchers. They live on sandy beaches just above the tide line. It’s really easy to turn an all black subject like this into a black blob. I usually [...]

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6 years, 11 months ago Posted in: Best of - landscapes, fp, HDR, Landscape, New Zealand 1
Archway Islands

And there were seals too! There were some rocks just out of shot to the right that was home to a seal colony and the tidal pool served as a make shift  nursery and was full of seal pups.  You could walk right up to the waters edge and they would swim over like little [...]

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6 years, 11 months ago Posted in: Best of - still life, fp, HDR, New Zealand, Still Life 1
Kaikorua Tractor

Some things just look better old. Other things, like food in your fridge and Robert Redford, have a more limited use-by date. Debbie and I came across this tractor on a beach just out of Kaikorua which is used by local fishermen to pull their boats in and out of the water. We had already [...]

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