Titirangi Storyteller

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Don’t mess with Kraken’s Lair

Don’t mess with Kraken’s Lair

Time travelling denizens of another dimension… they arrived on Easter Saturday. We met them in the old Whangarei Quarry. They’re rather like us, but different. They do love their weapons…

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A sentimental moment…. Once upon a time, a long long time ago, so long it seems like another lifetime… I met someone I’ve never forgotten… I wonder where they are now, what they are doing, and if they ever…

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Random steam train encounter

Random steam train encounter

There was a time when I was amazed at how, when I had just discovered something amazing – it seemed like the universe just kept delivering it to me in an abundance of synchronicity… A little older, a little wiser I’ve come to suspect that all these amazing, wonderful things are happening around us all the time, and we’re just not paying attention. Of course I still believe in miracles and pure…

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Morning mist

On the way to the balloon festival… the morning was a bit on the foggy side. Misty morning is my favourite…The swan and friends are a bit romantic

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The hospital in the breaking dawn – a bit sinister…BalloonsDay1-1

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Balloons Over Waikato

I am never sure if a long weekend away, one including getting up an hour before dawn – three days in a row, hauling weighty photography gear around and having six photoshoots over 3 days is a holiday. I’m pretty sure it’s not. Though it is infinitely better than hanging around the house wishing I was on holiday…

So… three days in the Waikato. We stayed at a brilliant and remarkably inexpensive…

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I need a holiday!

I need a holiday!

I need a holiday. Someplace where I can meet new people, do some different things, try new foods, fall asleep with strange sounds around me…

This is from Cabo San Lucas. This would be a good place to go… I really need a holiday!

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Sometimes things just don’t turn out the way you expected…

Sometimes things just don’t turn out the way you expected…

I have discovered, in that way many obvious things are discovered, that I am developing a photographic voice, no different than my literary voice when I used words and a keyboard to capture my flights of imagination. Now it’s pixels and software, not as ruggedly romantic as the old tools, but I like what’s getting said.

I put together a shoot with four models this past Sunday, shooting in…

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The lazy day adventure of Little Bo PeepHad another steampunk adventure this past weekend with north island steampunks, having a picnic at…View Post

The lazy day adventure of Little Bo Peep

Had another steampunk adventure this past weekend with north island steampunks, having a picnic at…

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One Day in GoaIt was just one day, a stop on cruise itinerary. We had organised a driver for the day and…View Post

One Day in Goa

It was just one day, a stop on cruise itinerary. We had organised a driver for the day and…

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Good morning, Auckland…It was a very unusual morning, the start of a very unusual day. And after that day, life got even…View Post

Good morning, Auckland…

It was a very unusual morning, the start of a very unusual day. And after that day, life got even…

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Muriwai Beach
Muriwai is one of my favourite places on the planet… It’s beauty and fierceness are…View Post

Muriwai Beach

Muriwai is one of my favourite places on the planet… It’s beauty and fierceness are…

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Virtual bouquetBeautiful late spring day. Had lunch in the village with a friend and snapped these as I walked…View Post

Virtual bouquet

Beautiful late spring day. Had lunch in the village with a friend and snapped these as I walked…

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The dock of the pondNice little dock, no boat in sight. Nice reflection.


Got a little closer, like how I can see the…View Post

The dock of the pond

Nice little dock, no boat in sight. Nice reflection.

Got a little closer, like how I can see the…

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Steampunk Shootout!Nothing quite like a good, old-fashioned steampunk shoot out!View Post

Steampunk Shootout!

Nothing quite like a good, old-fashioned steampunk shoot out!

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