Monthly Archives: March 2011

Dramatic zoom on my new camera

The photos below dramatically show the extent of the 12x zoom on my new Panasonic Lumix DMZ-TZ10 (aka DMC-ZS7 in America). The shots are of a raft in the Karawau River near Queenstown, that picks up people after they’ve done … Continue reading

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Lindis landforms

I’ve always liked driving over the Lindis Pass between Tarras and Omarama, but I’ve never managed to capture on camera what I feel about those lovely tussock clad hills. I came closer a week ago as I made my way … Continue reading

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Earthquake television

Last week I was in Christchurch just before Tuesday’s big quake, then shortly afterwards. Coming back through Christchurch on Friday afternoon, I stayed at my sister Carey’s place in Riccarton. The house and its services (electricity, water, sewage) had not … Continue reading

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