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.
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.
Sunday, September 12, 2010
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
Thursday, September 09, 2010
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
Sunday, January 17, 2010
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.
Thursday, August 20, 2009
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,
anything that caught my eye. It was such an interesting building that I could have spent much more time experimenting (and getting the
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.
Saturday, June 13, 2009
Nikon D80, ISO 800, f8, 1/15 sec, 27mm efl, Photomatix Pro 3.0, Paint Shop Pro Photo X2, Capture NX2
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.)
Saturday, February 28, 2009
Chess in the Square
Canon PowerShot A590 IS, ISO 80, f5, 1/200 sec, 40 mm efl, Capture NX2
Monday, February 16, 2009
Nikon D80, ISO 200, f11, 1/180 sec, 120 mm efl, Capture NX2
Monday, February 09, 2009
Colour in the dark
Nikon D80, ISO 100, f11, 13 seconds, 75mm, Capture NX2
Friday, February 06, 2009
Old meets new
Nikon D80, ISO 400, f11, 1/350 sec, 105 mm, Capture NX2