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Forum: Photos 08-03-2014, 06:17 AM
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To berek: A Winter; Day on Big Manly

Hi Burak,

Many thanks for your comment. The photo was actually taken in our mid-Winter - yesterday - as our seasons are the reverse from yurs in the Northern Hemisphere. Cheers, Neil
Forum: Photos 06-17-2014, 09:27 AM
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Posted By Antipodean
To siudzi: Mercer Bay

Hi Gosia,
I quite regularly take walking tours to this spot - it's only about 45 minutes drive from the centre of Auckland. Not quite so often at this time of the year as it's the NZ winter. I am...
Forum: Photos 06-17-2014, 09:24 AM
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To daddo: Morning reflections

Hi Klaudio,
I live not very far from Puhoi, at Gulf Harbour, and we feed the pukekos. As soon as they see us, they come racing over so I guess I take them for granted. This one at Rotorua was...
Forum: Photos 05-26-2014, 11:02 AM
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To daddo: Intense discussion

Thanks Klaudio, when I saw your photo I couldn't resist dragging mine out - I took 3 of this couple, but this was the best. The other remarkable thing about our photos is that they were taken 5...
Forum: Photos 01-21-2014, 09:33 AM
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To dta: To the Sheep Dogs of New Zealand

Kia ora Denis,

Thanks for yoyr kind comment. No, I didn't use a polariser - I lost it along with my lens cap some months before & haven't got around to replacing it! I did use the fill-in flash...
Forum: Photos 12-11-2013, 09:13 AM
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To COSTANTINO: The Shadow

Thanks Costantino for your comments about my photos. NZ is a very beautiful country & I am lucky that I get around a lot as a tour leader. But then you live in an interesting & very photogenic part...
Forum: Photos 12-11-2013, 09:05 AM
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To HimalAnda: White Island from the air

Kia ora Stephane,
Have hiked on this island and have posted several photos on TE in the past. A fascinating island & a great place for photography. Thank you for your comments. Cheers, Neil
Forum: Photos 12-11-2013, 09:01 AM
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To oss: White Island from the air

Kia ora Tony,

for heaven's sake don't do that. While pleased with my iphone results, it does have its limitations. If I had had my Nikon with me I would have used that! But iphones do come in...
Forum: Photos 12-03-2013, 08:30 PM
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To yquem46: Trees by Lake Ohau

Hi Patrick,
Thanks for your comments. Hope your son doesn't get too bad a first impression as the weather is absolutely atrocious in Auckland today. I am just about to take some people on a tour...
Forum: Photos 12-03-2013, 06:17 PM
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To ktanska: Land-diver of Pentecost

Kia ora Kari,
Many thanks for your comment. It was a special & interesting day as my group of 7 were the only Europeans present for this particular 'land-diving'. The silhouette effect was not...
Forum: Photos 11-28-2013, 05:25 AM
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To Subhogen: Preparing for a test of manhood

Hi Subho,

Will post one of the jump in a day or so cheers, Neil
Forum: Photos 10-18-2013, 11:23 AM
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To serp2000: Old & 'New', Baluchistan

Kia ora Serghei, (greetings from New Zealand),
Thanks you for your comment. I understand what you mean. When I travelled this route as a tour leader it was just after the Soviet invasion of...
Forum: Photos 10-18-2013, 11:10 AM
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Views: 341
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To daddo: Old & 'new;, Baluchistan

Kia ora Klaudio, You'll get some great pictures in the south. I live in the north, in actual fact now that far from Puhoi! Cheers, Neil
Forum: Photos 10-18-2013, 10:58 AM
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Posted By Antipodean
To EstudioChispa: The Shadow

Kia ora Russ, I like and agree with your sentiments. When one thinks about it - if I hadn't been doing the vacuuming, I would not have seen this little 'monster'. Guess you'll agree though that,...
Forum: Photos 07-27-2013, 11:10 PM
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Posted By Antipodean
To mcmtanyel: hazards of Canoeing

Hi MT,
Thanks for your comments. The only thing that got injured were the canoeists pride! Even that was always taken in good spirits, altghough a lot of equipment got wet, but this rapid was on the...
Forum: Photos 07-11-2013, 01:02 AM
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Posted By Antipodean
To EstudioChispa: Is that all, Dad?

Kia ora Russ (greetings from New Zealand),
Thanks for your comment. Taking bird photos is fun, but can also be frustrating. I have to admit I do use autofocus - my eyesight is not as good as it used...
Forum: Photos 06-23-2013, 11:25 PM
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To jhm: Australasian gannets at Cape Kidnappers

Kia ora John,
Many thanks for your comments. Not quite sure what you mean by making the picture larger. I reformat my images to the size requested by TE - i.e. 300dpi, 800pxl longest size, & looking...
Forum: Photos 05-10-2013, 10:07 AM
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Views: 367
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To tomi1: Hobbit's doorway, Hobbiton

Kia ora Domingos,
Thank you for your kind comment. Unfortunately these 'houses' were just built for the 'Lord of the Rings' & 'Hobbit' movies & are not inhabted. Yes, I like your photo of Buzios,...
Forum: Photos 04-20-2013, 10:46 PM
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Posted By Antipodean
To UlfE: Vikings of Lerwick

Kia ora Ulf,
Many thanks for your kind comment. No I didn't use a flash with this picture. The camera used was a Pentax ME Super from the days when very few SLRs had a built in flash & I did not...
Forum: Photos 04-04-2013, 01:44 AM
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Views: 365
Posted By Antipodean
To ACL1978: Cardboard Cathedral

Kia ora Andrew,
Thank you for your comments. They have just released this morning the thre Take care, Neile new designs for the Cathedral, including - at great cost - the restoration of the old, &...
Forum: Photos 03-24-2013, 06:57 AM
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Views: 276
Posted By Antipodean
To quovadis: Cross-Channel Hovercraft

Hi Tomek,

Thanks for your kind comment. It is always great restoring these older photos - in some cases they can come out better than the originals! How is the manuka honey going? Hopefully...
Forum: Photos 02-13-2013, 08:54 AM
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Views: 191
Posted By Antipodean
To maloutim: Steam vents, White Island

Kia ora Marie-Louise,
Glad you found the other photo - have posted several of White Island. This one was my first posting so I think I may resize & repost so a better comparison can be made, ...
Forum: Photos 02-03-2013, 11:24 PM
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Views: 357
Posted By Antipodean
To ACL1978: About to touch down

Thanks for your comment Andrew. It is difficult but a lot of fun trying. You have to put up with blurred & out of focus shots (something you couldn't really afford to do in the days of film), but...
Forum: Photos 01-16-2013, 06:16 PM
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Views: 345
Posted By Antipodean
To jhm: Kelp on Chatham Island

Hi John, Many thanks for your comment. The kelp in southern New Zealand can grow even larger than in my photo. It is commonly called bull kelp & the pre-European Maori would split & inflate the...
Forum: Photos 01-06-2013, 09:23 AM
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Views: 307
Posted By Antipodean
To emka: Rainbow in Milford Sound

Hi Malgo,
Thanks for your comment. It is a scan from a negative and the quality is always worse than a direct scan from a slide. Seems funny to call a photo old when it was taken in the 1990s, but I...
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