Post Tagged with: "Invercargill"

Trees reflected in the Otepuni Stream world photo day 2017

World Photo Day 2017

World Photo Day I joined a group of keen photographers – mostly members of the Southland Photographic Society – who headed out for a series of photowalks around Invercargill on Saturday to celebrate World Photo Day 2017. For some time now I have been working towards launching a redesign of this website to coincide with World Photo Day, and I managed it with a day or two to spare, so it is rather fitting to […]

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Love It Or Hate It – HDR Photography

Love it or hate it, HDR photography is an accepted, almost mainstream, style of photography. Whether HDR can be called a style or not is open to debate as it is more the post processing associated with multiple exposure images of the same subject. But this post is not about HDR photography – it is about whether or not people like images that have been processed to HDR, or by tone mapping. Many photographers rail against […]

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ivy clings to a brick wall around door number 52

Photographer’s Block

I have been struggling with my photography for some time now. Since deciding late last year to not continue with my photo-a-day project (which was posted on my Facebook page) I seem to have been unable to focus (pun intended) on my hobby. Part of this is due to the fact that I haven’t got it clear in my own head what photography niche I want to be in. I like the freedom of expression that […]

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HDR effect on a pic of St Mary's Basilica

Invercargill Photowalk With Trey Ratcliff

At the tail end of October the Southland Photographic Society hosted an Invercargill photowalk with Trey Ratcliff. Not only was it the first time that Trey had led an Invercargill photowalk, but it was also the first organised photo taking outing I had attended. For those of you who haven’t heard of Trey, he is an adventurer, a traveller, an artist, a writer and a self-taught photographer who specialises in HDR photography Immediately after the Invercargill […]

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The Ethos Of Queens Park Invercargill

Capturing  The Ethos of Queens Park We – by that I mean me and my partner Lyn, our two dogs and two cats – are lucky enough to live directly opposite Queens Park in Invercargill, and often quip that we have the most beautiful, best kept front garden in the city. The Invercargill City Council website refers to Queens Park as an “81ha jewel in the centre of the city” and in my view they […]

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