Back-light, High Noon

Leadlight – Back-light, high noon, so the ‘harsh mid-day sun’ is irrelevant, just a flood of light, what rule have I broken this time? Not to mention elimination of context, which seems expected of Photography! These are a pair of pedestrian walkways (+30 & +45) in Britomart, Downtown Auckland, New Zealand.

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Bannock-on-a-Stick

True Story – Forestry School camp 1974… Bannock-on-a-stick, cooking slowly, carefully, over the hot embers of the campfire, melancholy stories circulating. Marshmallows and meat had been gone at least a week, provisions were low. Bannock turning golden brown, aromas wafting, mouths watering. I pulled the steaming hot bun from the stick, stuffed in a pocketful […]

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Bird Nest Pancakes

Bird Nest Pancakes p34: in the bushes, where else? Walking to our neighbours patio for dinner, past the towering hedge, at my eye level, there’s a small entrance-way to a Robin’s nest, pretty red breast, gorgeous blue eggs, chicks hatched, constant feeding, so I don’t dally… I marvel at the Robin’s tenacity, enough of them […]

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CBC Waffles – JØTUL NR. 6

Pancake Inventor’s Notebook, as a young, independent, culinary man, one of my first kitchen purchases was a JØTUL NR. 6 – Norwegian cast waffle iron, with five hearts in a circle. Waffle iron photo employed one strobe, snooted, bounced low off the glass back-splash, to light the black. Tomorrow we’ll post a Valentine’s day special…

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Nectarine Nebula

Pancake Inventor’s Notebook, Nectarine Nebula p24: Just a regular camping breakfast, the light at sunrise that morning was stunning: Kiosk Camp in Algonquin, Ontario, Tuesday, June 16th, 2016 – on our cross-Canada road trip, 25,000 km in four months coast-to-coast.

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