Category: Street Photography

An old cart wheel with spinning effect

Rick’s Daily Photo Revisited

Rick’s Daily Photo I’ve been out of action for a few weeks following minor surgery to repair torn tendons in my right shoulder. Since the operation about 12 weeks ago I have been forbidden by my surgeon to lift anything with my right arm. This restriction on lifting even applied to handling a camera! As a result I have not taken any photos for quite some time – apart from the occasional snap using...

World Photo Day 2017

For World Photo Day 2017 I have gone for a selection of urban, gritty photos taken during a photo walk around my hometown of Invercargill.

Grunge Photowalk In Invercargill

Dirty, gritty and old – a grunge photowalk I consider myself to be an opportunistic photographer in that I generally just head out with my camera with no specific goals in mind except to photograph whatever takes my fancy. However a few weeks ago I took part in an organised photo walk with a goal. The photo walk  preceded one of our Southland Photographic Society‘s Thursday evening meetings – and the goal that had...

Bill's Antiques Caversham Dunedin

Bill’s Antiques Dunedin

There are some wonderful old buildings lining South Road in Caversham, Dunedin – not unexpected as Caversham is one of the oldest suburbs of the city having been founded in the 1850s by wealthy pioneer Henry Valpy.  

Invercaill's St Matys Basilical photographed during a Trey Ratcliffe photowalk

Invercargill Photowalk With Trey Ratcliff

Walking with Trey Ratcliff At the tail end of October the Southland Photographic Society hosted an Invercargill photowalk with Trey Ratcliff. Not only was it the first time that Trey had led an Invercargill photowalk, but it was also the first organised photo taking outing I had attended. For those of you who haven’t heard of Trey, he is an adventurer, a traveller, an artist, a writer and a self-taught photographer who specialises in...