Burdans Gate, Pencarrow, Wellington, 2011:  An experiment shooting with a Kiev-4m/Jupiter8 on bulb with cable release, on a Cullmann Magnesit Copter mini-tripod, plus holding an ND8 filter in front of the lens… Exposure time approx 3-5 seconds…  Kiev-4m/Jupiter-8/Delta-400/LC-29

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Pencarrow, Wellington, today: I managed to get close enough to get a few shots of these birds today. The introduced California Quail is found widely throughout New Zealand, mostly in coastal areas. These highly sociable birds gather and travel in groups known as “coveys”.  Purchased this Panagor 200mm lens (m42 screw mount) for $25 NZD,  […]

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Pencarrow, Wellington, 2006: A double exposure shot on Wellington’s rugged East Harbour. It was along this coast on the 10th of April 1968, that the majority of the survivors of the “Wahine” ferry disaster made it to shore alive, or met their deaths. It is New Zealand’s worst modern maritime disaster, fifty-one people lost their […]

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