Photo101 – Capture a Moment

To capture a moment, is easier said than done at times, and other moments happen so fast and we are lucky when we catch them. Other moments, if we have a little patience and some perseverance we can get the shot ………these first three were waves crashing over rocks at Flinders Beach last weekend. I…

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Photo101 – Architecture

Today’s Photo101 theme is Architecture in Monochrome. I have taken some images of city structures including architecture and various other elements and edited them in B&W. I have placed it beside it’s color image as reference. I have also added some B&W images as well. Some transpose beautifully into a B&W image, others loose a…

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Photo101 – Warmth

Good to see what are back on track from last year (Cheeky aren’t I?), anyway when I hear the word Warmth I think of sun drenched sandy beaches, tropical sunset and the laughter of a child, nothing can warm me or my heart like those thoughts and images. PS.here is my Warmth from last time,…

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Photo101 – Natural World

Today’s Topic the Natural World discusses capturing natural elements, I find that quite often that it’s when you least expect something that it happens. I am often out and about and see something amazing, a cloud formation, some birds or animals doing odd things, and I just don’t have my camera handy! Case in point,…

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Photo101 – Big & Point of View

  I was nicely surpirsed that Today was not Landmark as I was expecting, so today they said go Big, so I went pretty big. The first one is actually a panorama shot of Mirror Lake, on a still day you have the most amazing reflections, then there is a large shot of Auckland Skyline…

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Photo101 – Connect

Nothing Connects us like the sense of belonging, the sense of touch. I saw this couple playing in a park, they thought no one was watching, sure I probably should have asked their permission, but that would have ruined the sense of fun and whimsy. You are never too old to have fun and play………….Live,…

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Photo101 – Solitude

Today’s Topic is Solitude and Rule of Thirds (Composition), the next 3 images are all of solitary images, the moon, a scarecrow and a surfer, none of them are isolated even if the a in solitude. Solitude can be good for the soul, where as I do not think isolation is good for mine (perhaps…

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Photo101- Bliss

I was really excited to do the Photo101 again, I had so much fun last time. But my excitement was short lived, as I looked back on the last few posts and realized they are the same Themes as in October. Bummer I thought, I guess that means today will be Bliss. I have not…

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Photo101 – Water

“Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink.” Unknown author I know these are not shots taken today, it’s a bit of a cheat, but they sum things up better than I could at the local duck pond (photos I used last year). So here goes. Last month we were in New Zealand and on…

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Photo101 – Street & Establishing Shot

Day 2 in Photo101 for March is Street and establishing shot. I would love to say this is my permanent vista, sadly it is not, but for a little while this is what I woke to every morning in TeAnau in New Zealand on a recent holiday. The sunrise every morning was spectacular, and I…

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