CYCLE SERVICES PHOTO GALLERY

Cycle Services was our awesome purple bike shop at 174 Cuba Street Wellington New Zealand,  from 1991 to 2000 The original website is all still online here, but it’s just an archive these days. Our camera gear was not as flash as our bikes back then, and some of these photos are pretty low res, […]

HOW TO WASTE MORE TIME ON THE INTERNET

If you are reading my blog, you probably already have considerable skills in this area and don’t need advice from an amateur like me. You are probably too busy to read this post anyway so just stare at this picture for a few moments and relieve yourself. Now I’m going to blather on a bit, […]

FIVE THINGS I QUIT DOING WHEN I SWITCHED TO HIVE

Next month would have been my four year anniversary on Steemit. Except that I quit using it the day of the hardfork. We can choose to jump about in dog shit and then complain that our shoes stink, or we can look at stuff we like better than dog shit instead. Yesterday I was chilling […]

IN SEARCH OF KIWIS ON HIVE

Let’s get NZ back on the blockchain again like we did in the old days! Back in the glory days of Steemit (2017) there were lots of Kiwis posting. I had an account @mg-nz (Made Great – NZ) just for following Kiwis and curating NZ content. At one point there were 55 active Kiwi bloggers […]

WE COULD ALL USE A FEW ALLIES AT THE MOMENT

WE COULD ALL USE A FEW ALLIES AT THE MOMENT Like a lot of us non-conformist freaks who question what we are told, I often find my opinions are a long way from mainstream. In fact some people think I’m a fruitloop and get hot and bothered because they think I should be censored. Some […]

TESTING IMAGE SIZES

What image sizes work best? 3 x 4 600 x 450 px 700 x 525 px 800 x 600 px 16 x 9 600 x 338 px   700 x 394 px 1542 x 876 px 3 x 4 600 x 338 px 700 x 394 px 700 x 394 px 1 x 1 500 […]

IN YER FACE – The fine art of intimate portrait photography

IN YER FACE – The fine art of intimate portrait photography How to bring out the inner beauty in your subjects – five photography tips from a professional. #1. Start by establishing a close personal connection with your subject to overcome their inhibitions. Build a connection by commenting on their complexion, hair style or facial […]

AWASH WITH EXOTIC CARS

COOL RIDES Once in a while a really cool looking ride cruises by and I do my best to get a photo of it. New Zealand is not exactly awash with exotic cars. We are a right hand drive country, like England, Australia, India, South Africa and Japan, and most cars in NZ are Japanese. […]