Thursday, May 17, 2012
Is it a little Wooley Aphid you see sucking on the sap from some succulent stem of a hydranger in your organic garden?
Or perhaps hoards of little wooley Aphids feasting on white Dahlia stems?
Are the blooms any less dazzling after donating?
Or is it that Weta who stays as still as a frozen mouse when you aim your macro lens at this twitching antennae?
How grateful can you
Posted by Samuel Aboe at 5:27 AM
Saturday, May 12, 2012
Step By Step
Go down to the Rotorua Lakefront in the morning after the sun has risen or one hour before dusk.
Take at least two loaves of cheap bread,
your DSLR camera, a tripod, a 50 mm prime lens or a 50mm macro lens
Set it on aperture priority, iso 200, low f-stop (f5) so the lens shoots quickly
Posted by Samuel Aboe at 7:00 PM
Friday, May 11, 2012
I went with my photographic mates Diana and Joni and her two boys to the Tirau Museum last Thursday to take shots of old stuff.
I love the texture of old items and the patina of age.
Here are some of my favourite shots.
Be warned; if you don't like creepy, crawly , spooky things don't read on...
The Nomad Photographers outside the Tirau
Posted by Samuel Aboe at 5:45 AM
A couple of weekends ago I went over for a day to Hamilton to attend a workshop on haiku and it was one of the most enjoyable poetry writing workshops I've been to in my twenty four year history of attending writing workshops.
The tutor, Sandra Simpson was knowledgable, affirming and helpful.
She ran a class with just the right amount of talking and class participation.
She had great
Posted by Samuel Aboe at 5:35 AM