Wednesday #Wildlife : Don’t Blink

August 29, 2012 - It's a bit of a belated Wednesday blog post as I went feral yesterday and disappeared into some native bush for the day.
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Tuesday #Travel – TCM shops

August 27, 2012 - This pic is of a row of Traditional Chinese Medicine shops at the Xi'an market. For the most part, the ingredients for T...
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Monday #Macro – Moth

August 26, 2012 - To prove that I don't always take macro photos of spiders, here's a small moth I located last week in an evening session...
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Wednesday #Wildlife 2

August 21, 2012 - Juvenile Meerkats at Auckland Zoo. Can you withstand the 'cute'?:) These guys appeared late afternoon on my last...
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Tuesday #Travel Photo 2

August 20, 2012 - A picture of the marina at Picton (South Island, NZ) (I liked the way the late afternoon light interacted with th...
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Monday Macro – 20 August

August 19, 2012 - Late winter in NZ isn't conducive to a lot of creepy-crawly type photos. The wet weather however, does mean that fungi a...
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The benefits of Basic Research- Genetics and insulin

August 16, 2012 - It's sometimes difficult articulating what the benefits of basic research can be. This week I had to explain this to my...
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Wednesday Wildife – #Tiger

August 14, 2012 - While I spent last night photographing local predators (assorted NZ spiders), I thought people would probably appreciate...
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Tuesday Travels

August 13, 2012 - Cyclist in the border-city of Hekeu (Jilin province). They don't seem to big on helmet laws. Or cap laws.
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A first look at the HVL-MT24AM

August 12, 2012 - As noted earlier this macro-flash from Sony is basically a rebadge of the Minolta flash that preceded it. This isn't a b...
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The Watcher

August 09, 2012 - Sometimes you can be happy with the subject of a picture, but the background kind of competes with it. So one solution i...
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It’s arrived

August 07, 2012 - My HVL-MT24AM has arrived. The positives is that it has a lot of scope for adjusting light. It even comes with its ow...
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Winning medals at the Olympics

August 05, 2012 - At the moment New Zealand is doing well at the London Olympics. As of this morning, we're ranked number 14 in the medal...
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