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Two into One

Published almost 2 years ago by Ian Purden in People

The sun was shining, not a breeze to be had just a wonderful day for a wedding.  The Human Condition - "Two into One" - It's a privilege and always a pleasure when you can capture moments in time for people.Happiness, it's infectious........
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The Human Condition

Published almost 2 years ago by Ian Purden in People

Walking past these steps late at night I heard two female voices full of emotion, not with anger but with that sudden clarity of the situation they faced.  It stirred in me the memory of that desperate plea of one partner not wanting to loose the other. That desperate pleading that happens from the disempowerment that only comes from the reality of the loss that is about to happen.......
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All Parked Up

Published over 2 years ago by Ian Purden in Landscape

On a road trip from Taumarunui to Stratford on State Highway 43 you will travel along the "Forgotten Highway". If you keep your eyes open you can find all sorts of New Zealand history along the roadside just waiting to be photographed. This one is just north of Whangamomona.  The building on the right is over 80 years old. While some of the patchwork on the shed is of more recent timber...
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Ghost Trees

Published over 2 years ago by Ian Purden in Landscape

This is a Triple "in camera" exposure. Made on the way down to Mt Cook I couldn't drive past these Birch trees on Lake Ruataniwha, between Twizel and Omarama State Highway 8 Mt Cook South Island New Zealand. I first focused on the orange leaves, then the Silver Birch trees and finally the dark areas between them. You will have read in earlier blogs that I like to try to "get...
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Normanton Church - Rutland Water

Published over 2 years ago by Ian Purden in Landscape

During a recent visit to the UK we came upon Rutland Water which provides a very scenic setting for the fairy-tale splendour of Normanton Church, a structure that appears to 'float on the lake' when the reservoir is full.  Normanton Church was originally called Saint Mathews Church until the early 1700's when a large part of the village was demolished to create an estate for the...
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