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After The Eclipse

After The EclipseTe Mata Peak

If you read yesterdays post then you might remember this quote:

By trusting the process and not focusing on the thoughts of success or failure...I guess that this is the lesson I have been learning this year. If you enjoy the journey, the images will come.

Sure you need to plan ahead, learn the craft and do the work. But you also need a little luck. 

As the moon dipped below the horizon, sinking further into the earths shadow. The sun was lighting up the clouds on the other horizon, with reds and yellows. The weather forecast we wanted for the eclipse was clear skies, there was a possibility of clouds but in the end it was mostly clear. But now after the show, the clouds were moving in. The truth is pretty sunrises happen all the time, but without the time to see it, the gear to capture it and a decent foreground they will just fade into the daylight. A passing treat, the one that got away. But in this case, by pure chance, I had all three. It wasn't perfect but it was nice enough.

Brebner Print Memorial Flying Displays - Roaring Forties NZ1053

Continuing our feature of the aircraft that flew in the Brebner Print Memorial Flying Displays at the Art Deco weekend in Napier, here is the North American AT-6C Harvard IIA, known as NZ1053. Powered by a P & W R-1340-AN-1 Wasp engine, this classic soars through the air with grace. Initially used as an advanced trainer during World War Two, this classic has been wowing the crowds for decades.

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A Bit Of Fun

Quick March2018 Art Deco Weekend, Napier

The past few weeks have been dominated by moving house and all the associated hassles. So for today's post I thought I would share an image from the Art Deco Festival a few weeks ago.