Christchurch City Walkabout

The sun is finally out

The sun has finally emerged after having disappeared for almost two weeks. The walkabout in town is pretty much a given! Apparently we did just around 13,000 steps today, but I’m sure that the calories consumed balanced that out. Here’s some pictures taken today (with the rainy photo taken a few days ago). All taken… Continue reading Christchurch City Walkabout

Christchurch City Walkabout

Austroderia (Toetoe) by the Avon river

Nothing beats a lovely walkabout in the city when the sun is out in Christchurch, especially when the city is a mere 45-60 minutes walk away – combining exercise and sightseeing is nice 🙂 Apparently we did almost 12,000 steps! There’s also a trendy new eatery place that’s opened called The Welder. It’s established in… Continue reading Christchurch City Walkabout

Autumn in Christchurch

Autumn Scene in Christchurch City

Autumn’s my favourite season of the year. The colours of the city really stands out during this season, accentuated by the low angle of the sunlight throughout the day. You can’t beat a walkabout in the city on a sunny autumn’s day.

Pentax K-5 and DA 18-55mm

Sonny against segments of the Berlin Wall in Christchurch

It must quite a few years ago since I last shot with my 9-year-old Pentax K-5 and the kit lens, a SMC Pentax DA 18-55 f/3.5-5.6 AL WR (to give it its proper name…). I tend to just shoot with a “compact” Fujifilm X100T these days, as I love the Fujifilm colours and rangefinder styling,… Continue reading Pentax K-5 and DA 18-55mm