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Exemplary Mention-Ashleigh Fletcher

Exemplary Mention-Ashleigh Fletcher

“It is one of the commonest of mistakes to consider that the limit of our power of perception is also the limit of all there is to perceive.” – C. W. Leadbeater “No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, […]

Fujifilm street photography workshop -the Christchurch Masterchef challenge

Fujifilm street photography workshop -the Christchurch Masterchef challenge

Well it’s always a pleasure and never a chore But you just don’t know whether you’re doing it for the right reasons It’s cold for the season down in the street below ~ The Divine Comedy Kia ora tatou/hi everybody: Just before Christmas (last year!), we held the second Fujifilm Street photography workshop in Christchurch. […]

The Fuji street workshop- taking the Masterchef challenge

The Fuji street workshop- taking the Masterchef challenge

  She said “Son, what are you doing here? My fear for you has turned me in my grave” I said “Mama, I come to the valley of the rich Myself to sell” She said “Son, this is the road to Hell” -Chris Rea (The Road to Hell, 1989) Kia ora tatou/welcome: A few weeks […]

Innerlight workshop 2010

Kia ora tatou: For the last two years Jenny Couldrey and I have organised the Innerlight workshop at Lake Waikaremoana, deep in the Te Urewera National Park in the Central North Island of New Zealand. The workshop is aimed at helping the participants to move their photography forward into a new space by focusing (pun […]

Facing the future while studying the past: Jenny speaks

Kia ora tatou: As part of my mentoring programme, students are asked to carry out three assignments in which they look at their place in the pantheon of the medium. Jenny has submitted this essay , and an amazing piece of scholarship it is… Pour a glass of whatever you fancy, sit back, and read…. […]

Charlene Koh…an emerging talent?

Kia ora tatou: From time to time people send me images to comment upon (my apologies if i do take some time to respond; it will improve when they introduce DLT aka Daylight Lengthening Time), and I love it when it happens. Sometimes i must be polite, but most of the time I am stunned […]

Another post in the Dammit-I-wish-I-had-shot-that category

Kia ora tatou: Time for a Sermon on the Mount. On Monday night I had the singular honour of being asked to judge the Canterbury Roundup, an interclub battle for projected Images, along with Ian Smith (ex-Photo Access) and Linda Lee, a Fine Art photography teacher from Christchurch. Nice to see clubs looking for input […]

The Happy Face of Christmas…NOT

Kia ora tatou: Continuing the theme of Christmas on the Ezine… Garry sent in this image, shot at the Christchurch Santa Parade on 2 Dec. This guy is really enjoying himself….. Somehow this image brings a few words to mind… Every Who Down in Who-ville Liked Christmas a lot… But the Grinch, Who lived just […]

So Santa really does exist…

Kia ora tatou: I will shortly remove the Your Images page. There are a number of treasons for this (no, not a typo!): I am about to (hopefully) replace it with a dialogue, along the lines of Letter to Marthinus Leaving the images in the main body of the post allows you to make comments […]

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