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Friday, February 25, 2011

Provincial Council Chamber

 

Nikon D80, ISO 100, f11, 2.2 sec, 20 mm efl, PSE8+Topaz

The beautiful Provincial Council Chamber now, alas, little more than a memory.

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Christchurch Cathedral

 

Sony HSC-H2, 76 frame panorama, ISO 80, f5.6, 1/200 sec (bracketed), AutoPano Pro and Photomatix

Christchurch Cathedral prior to Tuesday's earthquake. The spire has now fallen from below roof level as well as extensive damage to the facade.

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Sunday, September 12, 2010

Warm Atmosphere

Briefly, this morning, the sun came out and created a 'warm atmoshere' which immediately went on sale at Cafe 51.

Nikon D80, ISO 200, f8, 1/750 sec, 300mm efl, Capture NX2

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Thursday, September 09, 2010

Epicentre

These two pictures were taken today near the epicentre of Saturday's 7.1 earthquake. The first shows the latteral offset on what was previously the 'straight as an arrow' "Telegraph Road" not far from the "Charring Cross" near Darfield. As you can see the shift is about half the carriageway width. The second picture was taken on "Highfield Road" about 2km East from the first picture and not only shows the latteral displacement but also a drop of about 1.5m in what was previously a flat road.

 

 

Nikon D80, ISO 100, f8, 1/180-1/90 sec, 125mm and 50mm, Capture NX2

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Sunday, January 17, 2010

Castle Hill

 

Nikon D80, ISO 100, f11, 1/125 sec, 90 mm efl, Capture NX 2

Yesterday we escaped the drizzly dreariness of the plains to find a few moments of sun up at Castle Hill where we wandered among the limestone rocks and took some pictures.

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Thursday, August 20, 2009

in-out, old-new

 

Nikon D80, ISO 100, f16, 1.8 sec, 18 mm efl, Capture NX2, Photomatix Pro 3.

This is one of a set for I did for the owners of this wonderful old building. I spent about three hours just roaming the place, photographing
anything that caught my eye. It was such an interesting building that I could have spent much more time experimenting (and getting the
windows cleaned!)

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Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Cycling on the up

 

Nikon D80, ISO 200, f11, 1/60 sec, 30 mm efl, Capture NX2, PaintShop Pro X2

It's not often that you find a bunch of cycles parked half way up a wall. Taken in Sol Square, Christchurch.

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Saturday, June 13, 2009

Corporate box

 

Nikon D80, ISO 800, f8, 1/15 sec, 27mm efl, Photomatix Pro 3.0, Paint Shop Pro Photo X2, Capture NX2

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Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Art Gallery Muse

 

Nikon D80, ISO 800, f8, 1/180 sec, 15mm efl, Capture NX2

Down at the Christchurch Art Gallery, trying out a new Tamron 10-24mm wide angle lens. (Thank you Stan.)

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Saturday, February 28, 2009

Chess in the Square

 

Canon PowerShot A590 IS, ISO 80, f5, 1/200 sec, 40 mm efl, Capture NX2

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Monday, February 16, 2009

Lake Lyndon

 

Nikon D80, ISO 200, f11, 1/180 sec, 120 mm efl, Capture NX2

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Monday, February 09, 2009

Colour in the dark

 

Nikon D80, ISO 100, f11, 13 seconds, 75mm, Capture NX2

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Friday, February 06, 2009

Old meets new

 

Nikon D80, ISO 400, f11, 1/350 sec, 105 mm, Capture NX2

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Monday, January 26, 2009

Christchurch Buskers Festival

 

Nikon D80, ISO 100, f9.5, 1/125 sec, 66mm, Capture NX2

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