Tagged: Queens Park

A leafy footpath in Invercargill

The Canon EOS 1000F Sticky Shutter Issue – One Year on…

It’s just over a year since I first posted about my Canon EOS1000F with a sticky shutter.  At the time I fixed the issue I recall reading anecdotal evidence on the web saying that such a shutter clean would ensure reliable operation for about a year. So just over a year on from that sticky shutter clean I felt the time was about right to give the old girl another whirl and see how...

A cobweb caught by spring sunlight

The First Day Of Spring

Yesterday, the first of September was the first official day of Spring. The day broke crisp and clear…

Flirting with Holga

She’s cheap and somewhat nasty but I do enjoy flirting with Holga from time to time. I’m talking about the hit or miss plastic fantastic Holga lens I have for my Nikon D5100.

Capturing the ethos of Queens Park

The Ethos Of Queen’s Park

Queen’s Park – a place of beauty We – by that I mean me and my partner Lyn, our two dogs and two cats – are lucky enough to live directly opposite Queens Park in Invercargill, and often quip that we have the most beautiful, best kept front garden in the city. The Invercargill City Council website refers to Queens Park as an “81ha jewel in the centre of the city” and in my...