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Monthly Archives: May 2011

31 May 2011
Milford Sound, New Zealand from Township

Milford Sound from the Township – Photo of the Week

Milford Sound or Piopiotahi in Māori is a fjord (not actually a sound), located in the south west of New Zealand’s South Island. It is located within the Fiordland National Park and the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage site. Having driven from Te Anau we were greeted by this sight on exiting the car part at Milford Sound Tourist Centre. A tricky shot to take as the sun was quite low and lens flare was creeping in – but I had […]

23 May 2011
Mount Hamilton Panorama

Mount Hamilton Panorama – Photo of the Week

This panorama of Mount Hamilton was taken on the way from Dunedin to Te Anau on the South Island of New Zealand. The shot was taken with a wide angle lens and then cropped in a panorama format. Bit of photshop work was requried to bring out some of the detail hidden by the shadows created by the early morning sun. This whole area is amazing, with Te Anau and Milford Sound being stunningly picturesque, especially when the weather cooperates.

18 May 2011
One man and His Boat - Photo of the Week

One Man and his Boat – Photo of the Week

I like this photo for its simplicity. The photo was taken in, Timaru, a small town on the east coast of New Zealand. The Timaru Gardens are on the way out of the town as you head south and make for a very relaxing and enjoyable walk around these botanical gardens. The man in the shot was sailing his small boat on the lake within the gardens. The photo is very calm – yet, moments earlier it was chaotic with […]

10 May 2011
Singapore by Night - Photo of Singapore at Night

Singapore by Night – Photo of the Week

I took a few night shots in Singapore recently and remembered some tips which Canon Cameras had in one of their presentations regarding the taking of night shots. I came up with the following shot of Singapore by Night. The shot was taken around 10pm from the 22nd floor of the Fairmont Singapore Hotel. In the distance you can see the amazing Marina Bay  Sands Hotel, which has an observation deck, restaurant and infinity pool on the roof. You can […]