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Recent Orchid Additions

There’s been a couple of new orchid additions to the household recently. It’s amazing how there always seem to be enough room for orchids here… Geoff loves all sorts of orchids, and I personally find Paphiopedilums irresistible 🙂

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Christchurch City Walkabout

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 with the new-to-me Samsung Galaxy Note 9. I’m actually pretty impressed with output of the camera. After years of super saturated outputs, I’m glad that Samsung had toned this down somewhat.

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Autumn Garden

It’s been a very long time since I’ve taken “proper” photos with the 2007 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX30 compact point-and-shoot camera. After all, with cellphones producing technically higher resolutions than this camera today, it makes little sense to use this antiquated digital camera for taking any photos, right?

Hmm, I think this camera still have useful life. Aren’t these colours beautiful? Sometimes this camera can produce a cyan sky when there’s too much green in the shot though, but generally I love the colours produced by this camera’s JPEGs. (It only shoot JPEGs, no RAWs.)