The Ecliptic

The circle of the Millennial Arch designed by artist David Trubridge

This contemporary sculpture is inspired by the ecliptic - an astronomical term referring to the great circle on the celestial sphere representing the apparent annual path of the sun relative to the stars. The full sculpture can be viewed on Marine Parade, Napier

Tui On Harakeke V

Tui come for the sweet nectar in the flax flowers

Mount Kahuranaki New Edit

Sunny winter afternoon looking across the Tukituki Valley to Mount Kahuranaki

This is an extreme resolution image suitable for large scale printing. By combining many images shot with a telephoto lens there's a surprising level of detail revealed when viewed on a large scale

Mount Kahuranaki II New

Sunny winter afternoon looking across the Tukituki Valley to Mount Kahuranaki

This is a cropped version of the extremely high resolution image to show a variation of composition

Mount Kahuranaki & Tukituki Valley New

Sunny winter afternoon looking across the Tukituki Valley and river to Mount Kahuranaki

This is an extreme resolution image suitable for large scale printing. By combining many images shot with a telephoto lens there's a surprising level of detail revealed when viewed on a large scale

Mount Kahuranaki & Tukituki Valley II New

Sunny winter afternoon looking across the Tukituki Valley and river to Mount Kahuranaki

This is a cropped version of the full extremely high resolution image to show a variation of composition

The Ecliptic II

The Millennial Arch designed by artist David Trubridge

This contemporary sculpture is inspired by the ecliptic - an astronomical term referring to the great circle on the celestial sphere representing the apparent annual path of the sun relative to the stars. The full sculpture can be viewed on Marine Parade, Napier

What's Up Tom?

The Tom Parker Fountain at night with Pania watching the light show

Orbitals XII

An experiment in purple bokeh

These bokeh orbs are created by intentionally setting the camera out of focus and are quite nice to daydream into with a soft gaze

Tui On Harakeke II

Tui come for the sweet nectar in the flax flowers

Tui On Harakeke

Tui come for the sweet nectar in the flax flowers

Ahuriri Fishing Boats

Fishing boats, sunny blue skies and calm water in Ahuriri harbour

Ahuriri Saturday

Shark Conservation

A small part of the Seawall mural about shark conservation by Hawke's Bay artist Freeman White

Butterfly

A small part of a mural by Hawke's Bay artist Cinzah

Final Pass

Five classic Harvard aircraft coming in for a last flyby

Art Deco 2020. Napier, New Zealand

Harvard Flyover

A classic Harvard aircraft flying over Napier, New Zealand for Art Deco 2020

Harvard Flyover B&W

A classic Harvard aircraft flying over Napier, New Zealand for Art Deco 2020

Harvard Flyover Mono

A classic Harvard aircraft flying over Napier, New Zealand for Art Deco 2020

Aces Four

Four classic Harvard aircraft flying in formation over Napier, New Zealand for Art Deco 2020

Five Aces

Five classic Harvard aircraft flying acrobatics in formation over Napier, New Zealand for Art Deco 2020

Aces Five

Five classic Harvard aircraft flying in formation over Napier, New Zealand for Art Deco 2020

Cloud Connected

Holding hands in the clouds on a beautiful Hawke's Bay evening

Space Invaders

A large stack of shipping containers, with a pattern that reminds of the classic arcade video game

Tom Parker Fountain

At night the fountain comes alive with changes of light and pattern. A rainbow of colours are shown in sequence

Built in 1936 from funds donated by Tom Parker. Owned by the Napier City council this is one of most spectacular water fountains in New Zealand - a real piece of Art Deco history