Tag Archive for spring

Back to winter, back to inner seeing

Apart from a recent posting of favourite images my last post was about the onset of spring. Well New Zealand’s climate is ever changing and we’ve had a dramatic change back to winter… Conditions were obviously 1st class on arrival at the Snow Farm car-park last Sunday… More snow than I’ve seen for sometime… I…

A wild and beautiful late spring

It’s pretty normal to get some wild equinox driven weather this time of year in this neck of the woods in Wanaka, and this year has been no exception. What maybe an exception is I seem more “into it” this year. If I’ve got to concentrate on being in the moment, then that’s not what…

Puddling, muddling and influenza

The recent Labour Weekend break was a bit lost on me I’m afraid. It does not happen often, but I came down with quite a nasty ‘flu. However life’s experiences have taught me that being so laid up with a ‘flu creates opportunities. Namely to “let go” of the things that are not really important.…

An ode to spring

I had to write so I could recite, or sing God forbid It went on into the darkest of a rugby night What is an ode, but a short code Thinking of what and not Right enough to describe the dew of spring Between my toes, but believe me it and love are of the…

Contrasts – Dunedin

I’m just back from a mini vacation break in Dunedin. There was Rugby World Cup fever everywhere, and that was an interesting energy. But springtime… I have a habit of heading directly to the Botanical Gardens. One I learnt many years ago when I lived in Mt Cook Village for a few winters: it was…

The vibrancy of spring

From a landscape photography perspective [no pun intended], you might recall around autumn and ANZAC day I posted several images of golden leaves portraying motion. Well, what better time than spring to refine these techniques again with a few shots incorporating motion, and where colour is used as a compositional tool. But another unique property…