Mt Hutt Ski Trip

I took my kids skiing today, the first time this year. Great fun and a few photos along the way.

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We didn’t need one of these fortunately.

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Not all blur is equal

I took my kids to the zoo at the weekend, one of their favourite  activities other than seeing the animals is playing on the Flying Fox. I have taken lots of images of them some with fast shutter speed to freeze the action but yesterday I was playing with a slower shutter and panning. I managed to get a few with them sharp and the background blurred but my favourite was this one, with nothing  sharp. 

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1/8s @ f/20 ISO 800 24mm

Natives and not

A trip to Willowbank Wildlife Reserve this Easter, one of my kids favourite places. Lots of animals from farmyard to Lemurs and Gibbons. They also have a range of native birds from Weka and Kea to Takahe and Kaka along with a breading programme for Kiwi.

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Kea

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Pukeko

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Spider Monkey – definitely not native!

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That would be a duck then.

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Kea

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