I have got quite fond of visiting culture11 – from time to time. Not sure if it is coming or going. Seems, though, it will remain in some form. And while we are there this oddly compelling thought from Ladyblog.
North Island Rowing Championship 2009 medal presentation photographs 1st February 2009 Lake Karapiro. Hot Shots To Go, Waikato Photographers
The re-invention of instant film: We aim to re-start production of analog INTEGRAL FILM for vintage Polaroid cameras in 2010. We have acquired Polaroid’s old equipment, factory and seek your support. Thanks Haru for the link.
Charlotte was Both
From the Gigapan website. Most impressive. And an introduction to the process from the same website.
Update 21:30 26/01/2009: I am currently uploading images, from today, to my archive at michaeljeans.com (you need to refresh the page to see new uploads).
To those observant of such stuff – my colour rendering can be flaky at the best of times. Over the past month I have moved from JPEG to RAW file capture when making images.
Have I said how much I enjoy this insight into American life. A Prairie Home Companion is homely, witty and at times most irreverent. And the music is wonderful. You can catch recent episodes on Radio New Zealand (weekends) and the latest stuff online.
Cambridge Town Cup, A crew comes off the water at the boat park, Lake Karapiro Domain, after their race at the commencement of the Cambridge Town Cup rowing regatta, this morning, Saturday the 24th of January 2009.
If you are looking for photos of Monday and Tuesday’s North Island Pony Club Show Jumping Championships please contact the organisers Cambridge Pony Club. Here is a list of online Cambridge resources.
Seems appropriate. For the record from HuffPo.
From The Sunday Times.
Horse and rider, competing in the North Island Pony Club Show Jumping Championships, clear jumps painted in Waikato rugby colours at Leamington Sports ground this afternoon, Monday, the 19th of January 2009. The competition, in it’s 25th year, continues tomorrow.
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What a great experience – the night time bush vividly alive with stories, anecdotes, knowledge and delightful creepy crawlies. For information about taking the Maungatautari After Dark guided night walk contact Out in the Styx Café & Guesthouse Pukeatua – 0800 461 559 – Bookings are essential.
Andrew Wyeth has died at the age of 91. His sense of place and form has a special place in my approach to making images.
From the New York Times an extraordinary set of portraits Obama’s People by photographer Naday Kandar.
DTS in Ministry of Tourism speak stands for Domestic Tourism Survey and I have just done one – an experience both frustrating and illuminating. I say frustrating because it took ages – I am glad I had only made two trips within the survey specific period and stayed privately – otherwise we would have beenContinue reading “DTS – a telephone questionaire”
No BDO for this enterprising young band, from Wellington, Burning Embers. They are in town today hawking their CD to shoppers and shops alike. Good for them. On first listen heavy rock in the tradition of lower North Island bands. Some of it reminding me of music I heard in the early ’70s. Oh yes,Continue reading “Burning Embers”
Wonderful to hear this adaptation (Segment 1: start 08:25) of Robert Johnson’s Sweet Home Chicago just now, on NatRad, with Garrison Keillor on lead vocals. And then “They’re Red Hot” too much! The original with some interesting footage – from YouTube.
Update 13 01-2008: Won by Leamington Bowls.
There are a few more photos here.
From Monday our main street will receive a makeover. Nice.
My mouth, my money is here … and here …
I plan a small slide show of today. I will let you know..
Ra & Vai, Tuesday, 6th of January, 2009, Whakatane, Bay of Plenty. Cammy & Ra, Sunday, 10th of October, 1982, Claudelands, Hamilton East, Waikato. © Michael Jeans | +64 27 496 3802 | galleries | firstname.lastname@example.org