We live in a neighbourhood without a lot of artificial light, and on clear nights we can very clearly see the night sky above us. Astronomy has always interested me, and I love photos of the stars and the moon. I’ve taken quite a few photos of the night sky over the past year or […]
“Wow, look at the moon rise.” I grabbed a camera as I turned, just in time to see the top edge duck under the cloud cover. This time we were on the wrong side of the planet to see the eclipse, yet our super moon rise was still pretty spectacular. The sheep in Shakespear Park […]
Often called a blood moon, the red cast during last month’s total lunar eclipse offered me this series: Why is the moon red? As the earth eclipses the sunlight from shining directly on the moon, the light needs to travel through the earth’s atmosphere to reach it, thus having a reddish cast. The process is […]
Some nights are better than others. Three nights ago I happen to look out the window to the Northeast and see a stunning moonrise over Shakespear Park, just as the sunset was beginning to add brilliant color to the sky. Moonrise Over Shakespear Park Shakespear Park is one of the many beautiful Auckland Regional Parks. It […]
Brightly coloured festive lanterns fill Albert Park this weekend as the Auckland Lantern Festival offers interesting photo opportunities and another occasion to celebrate the Chinese New Year. These are my favourite shots from this year’s Auckland Lantern Festival: Will you be visiting the Auckland Lantern Festival this weekend? Which is your favourite lantern?