Monthly Archives: April 2013

Some faves from NZ

So while I was away I took some photos (as you may have noticed). I did in fact take 1,646 photos. Now you would think that of those there must be a few that I liked and you would be … Continue reading

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The ‘icon’ shots

Any trip to a new place involves a bit of research especially when there is limited time and so much to see. For my NZ trip I spent countless hours looking at photographs from the region and working out where … Continue reading


A night on the town

On my last night in Queenstown I decided to take the camera out for a few drinks, to put it through it’s paces in a different environment. It turns out not only can I take photos during the day with … Continue reading

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“Oh, wow you must be good at photoshop”!!??

Coming back from New Zealand last night had me sitting in the Sydney airport for 2 hours waiting for my connecting flight. Naturally I decided the best place to wait was the bar so I settled in thinking I might … Continue reading

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Sheep? Yeah I saw a few.

What would a trip to New Zealand be without mention of sheep! Sadly I have only seen them in paddocks or in shearing sheds but I would have loved to have come across some random farmer moving a flock while … Continue reading


There must be something in the water

I have been to a lot of places and I would have to say that Kiwi’s (New Zealand locals) must be about the friendliest bunch around! In a space of 2 days I have been taken deer shooting by a … Continue reading


I am loving autumn!

These last few days have been utterly amazing. Apart from learning a whole new way to use my camera which I guess was the main reason for coming to Queenstown to do a photography workshop I have also developed a … Continue reading


Reds, Golds, Greens of Autumn

I had my fingers crossed that when I came to Queenstown to do an “autumnal Colours” workshop that the trees would be turning but yesterday I was blown away. The trip to Skippers Canyon just outside Queenstown was a blaze … Continue reading

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Loving great Italian

As soon as I walked in the door I knew I was in heaven. The aroma of carefully crafted Italian food was a welcome like no other. I sat next to the open wood fired pizza oven and watched the … Continue reading


Up, up and away

A week of excitement and anticipation has finally been relieved with an early morning flight to Auckland with connections to Queenstown. I have packed and unpacked my bags literally 3 times in the last 4 days. I couldn’t decide if … Continue reading