Picture of the Week

This page replaces the previous “Picture of the Day” page. We’ve had some WordPress issues and had to temporarily delete the previous P.O.D. posts, but they’ll be back soon. Meanwhile please enjoy Daniel Hilton’s beautiful Tonga beach shot (I wish I were sitting on that beach right now instead of in front of the computer!). Many thanks Daniel for your image.

P.O.W. June 21, 2015

Photographer: Gregory Lewis
Home: Albury, NSW Australia
Location: Wagga Wagga, NSW Australia
Camera: F6
Lens: Sigma 24-105mm @ 105mm
Film: Portra 800
Metering: Matrix @ +0.7
Exposure: 1/640 @ f/8
Colour balance: DxO Pro 9
Date: June 7, 2015

This recently restored NSW AD60 from the Canberra Railway Museum was in Wagga Wagga for the weekend. I went along for a ride and a chance to photograph it in action. Coincidentally it was also the first outing for my new Nikon F6 camera.

The 4-8-4+4-8-4 […]

P.O.W. June 14, 2015

Lake Wairarapa, New Zealand.
Photographer: Daniel Hilton
Home Town: Wellington, New Zealand
Lens: Nikon 20mm f4 AI
Film: Provia 400X (cross-processed)
Exposure time: 9 hours
Aperture: f5.6
Date: 28 June, 2014
Scanned using Nikon Super Coolscan 5000. No Photoshop adjustments.

I am 18 months into an ongoing experiment with star tails. A 90-minute drive from my home in Wellington, New Zealand lies Lake Wairarapa, separated from the capital city by 90 road kilometers and the Rimutaka Ranges which shut off almost all of […]

P.O.W. June 10, 2015

This week’s image comes to us from Daniel Hilton of Wellington, New Zealand. This is the second in a series of 3 images Daniel has graciously supplied.

Alofi, Niue
Photographer: Daniel Hilton
Home Town: Wellington, New Zealand
Lens: Nikon 85mm f1.4G
Film: Portra 160
Shutter Speed: 1/250s
Aperture: f2.8
Date: 13 September, 2013
Scanned using Nikon Super Coolscan 5000.  No Photoshop adjustments.

Niue, also known as “the Rock” is a large limestone island in the south Pacific and home to around 1400 people.  In the […]

P.O.W. June 2, 2015

This week’s image comes to us from Daniel Hilton of New Zealand. Daniel has graciously supplied 3 images we’ll run in succession, begining with Nukunamo Island, Tonga.

Nukunamo Island, Tonga
Photographer: Daniel Hilton
Home Town: Wellington, New Zealand
Tripod-mounted
Singh-Ray, Galen Rowell 2 (maybe 3)-stop graduated ND filter
Lens: Nikon 35mm f1.4 AIS
Film: Velvia 50
Shutter Speed: 1/1000s
Aperture: f5.6
Date: 1 January 2012
Scanned using Nikon Super Coolscan 5000.  No Photoshop adjustments.

The Ha’apai Island group in the Kingdom of Tonga is one of […]

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