Friday, November 21, 2014

Neat to see Air New Zealand…

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…painting the Dash 8’s in the newer colours after their C checks.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Even as a youngster….I always wondered…

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…after reading too many adventure books I think….what it would have been like running away to sea…

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…and on nights like tonight…I wonder where these folk will wake up in a weeks time?

Bit of irony in the name ...

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of the little boat here.

Good sign for the start of voting in…

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the gigatown competition. Rainbow over Tahunanui this am.

Monday, November 17, 2014

I’m learning…

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….and as much as that is such a “well - worn” phase…

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..well in this case….

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…its seriously not without merit…

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…and perhaps within …hindsight…..and a shorter learning timeframe….

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…with the sincere patience of neighbours who….

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were probably wondering what the hell ….

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…was that buzzing sound 200ft above their roofline last week…

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gotta tell you when you are popping up in the air above with….

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…NZD$2k of your hard earned moola…

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you are at the same time …

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….still being kinda cautious..however after a week or two of flying this little contraption…..I have realised that I don’t have to be at 200 - 300 - 400 feet up…some of the best shots are from 80 -100feet.

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But as anyone in the know about anything will tell you…..practice will lead you to perfection…but as Rachel says…it may take time. And yup …keen eyed readers will note thats me centre of pic …no I didn’t bother to PS me out here…..just showing how easy it is to not notice the pilot……… thats all….OR…to to take an extra 4-5secs to PS me right outta there.

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Its about here you learn a new thing…

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…and that is unless you’ve got a serious mother of tall mast on the “back of your camera truck”…then you are gonna find it pretty difficult to pull a shot like this off? But hey I can! More about this tomorrow….  #perspective

Perhaps Nelson has too much sunshine…

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out taking photos of homes for sale this afternoon in this perfect weather….when I spot a few locals enjoying it a bit more than what I’d term normal? Keg and all….?

On Main Road Stoke!

Currently about 10nm out from Port Nelson…

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but soon to be parked up…Jens Maersk & crew about to enjoy the rest of the day in our part of the world.

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Impressive feats at yesterdays annual Truck Show…

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in Stoke.

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And I think  the move to this location (while it lasts because a shopping centre is being constructed here) was a good one too.

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014