Sunday, 7 September 2008

Sky Tower - 夜

Auckland, New Zealand

Canon G3
F2.8, 1sec, ISO-50

6 comments:

  1. love your photos!
    but, the world's tallest unpainted concrete sewer pipe sux. Even when it's purple. Unfortunately. My unbiased opinion is: "hideous blot on the landscape."

    but all your phots are cool. well, all the ones I've seen. Except for that purple 下水 pipe.

    woops.

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  2. Cheers.
    Well, that's in Auckland and not here in Nelson. It's not that bad if you look the tower up close though. I love the silhouetted skyline of Auckland looked from the North Shore side.
    This is not exactly what I said, but pretty close. Have a look at http://www.lpk.co.nz/photoscrap/index.php?showimage=227.

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  3. yeah, the view at night from Bayswater or Nothcote is amazing. Except for that vertical sewer pipe. It's crass. And bad taste.

    From the time I was 16 to about 23, I used to spend a lot of time on the 4th floor of the university library, much of it staring out towards Rangitoto. Holy shit. That is a real treat.

    When you go to Christchurch, go and visit my friend Chris and wander around Lyttleton. The view from their sitting room is...priceless.

    cheers!

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  4. Lyttleton must be a great photo opportunity. Thanks for tips.

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  5. Kia Ora,

    Greeting from Auckland. I like your Sky Tower. I haven't attempted a night scene, my camera is not as good as yours, and my skill too.

    U studied in Auckland U? I was there long time ago. 30 years is looong?

    Cheers,

    Ann

    came via Pete in Hamilton.

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  6. Thanks, Ann.
    This one was taken from the window of the Hotel when I was attending TechEd (Microsoft event) at Auckland in 2008.

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