Urban motorway on a long exposure.
7'ish and all the lights are still on in this office building.
People heading in and out of town using the urban motorway and Terrace Tunnel.
Twisting the zoom during a long exposure of traffic coming and going
A deliberate attempt to make a nice but grainy picture -- I simply used Photoshop 'levels' to stretch out the small amount of data captured by the camera
Another noisy shot which seems to go with this 70s building. I like the grain in the marble and brass.
Panning on the tripod after releasing the shutter.
During the long exposure here, I attempted to zoom out smoothly for some of the time, resting on the starting and final scenes at for a second or two at each end.
This was an exercise in trying to trace an ampersand '&' with the light sources -- looks as bad as the ones I try to draw.
The Loaded Hog and other waterfront buildings.
Same zoom effect is augmented with brightly coloured flashing neon at Queens Wharf.
Five-a-side with zoom during the exposure.
With the poor fluorescent lights and my slow lens, this was as close as I could get to freezing the action on a moderate ISO setting.
A selection of cranes and dockyard stuff.
The wind wand in action before Oriental Bay (15 seconds with rear curtain flash)
A Wellington 'Combined' taxi leaves a streak of toothpaste across the scene.