Tag Archives: Christopher John Photography


Time for tablets

I must admit that when shooting a number of the houses in my local area I often find it challenging to see what the camera sees in small rooms. Often the camera is on a […]

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Getting close!

It must be a couple of years now since Frank passed away. Frank was a neighbour for many years and an enthusiastic gardener. He grew all manner of plants, but these orchids were some of […]

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Monochrome and close.

A bit wet … thank goodness for weather sealing on the camera and lenses!! I thought I’d try to get close to this little flower … and then the weather changed! No longer dry and […]

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A bit of HDR

The weather wasn’t the best, and there was quite a bit of contrast in the scene. HDR to the rescue again. I’ve been using Nik’s HDR Efex Pro for some time now and have been […]

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Back … well almost!

Not been on here for some time. It all started going pear shaped about four weeks ago when I started to feel ill. A brief spell in hospital, and then quite some time recovering from […]

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Glasses and Flash

I was chatting to my son about light and some of the challenges you have when trying to take photos of glass.  So, to illustrate the point, we grabbed a few glasses from upstairs – […]

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Feeling much happier!

A few weeks ago at the Matariki celebrations in Henderson one of my cameras, my Nikon D800, started to misbehave.  The autofocus mechanism did the exact opposite of what it was supposed to do and was […]

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Matariki celebrations at the Town Hall

Great night out at Auckland’s Town Hall to celebrate Matariki. The event, organised by Evitan, was excellent. We were treated to several of New Zealand’s premier Reggae bands and performers. Lomez Brown, 1814, Three Houses […]

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Matariki at the Corban’s Estate

What a wonderful evening.  Cat Tunks from Black Sand Diva helped organise a great group of musicians out at the Corban’s Estate. Outside somewhat wet and dreary, but inside … wonderfully warm with a great […]

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Bridging the Divides …

Tuesday the 2nd and Wednesday the 3rd July were the days for the Bridging the Divides Conference in Auckland. The conference was organised by the Manukau Institute of Technology Centre for Studies in Multiple Pathways […]

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