Tag: auckland

  • Supersampler - My First Lomography Love

    written by amytam on 2010-03-03 #gear
    Supersampler - My First Lomography Love

    What is a better way to introduce the playful and experimental style of Lomography than an easy to use Supersampler!

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  • Basking at the Beach: Summer in New Zealand

    written by adam_g2000 on 2012-05-16
    Basking at the Beach: Summer in New Zealand

    An Englishman Expat recounts his summers in New Zealand. Christmas in the Sun is a pretty strange place to be.

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  • Inaugural Auckland Lomography Meet Up: Auckland Domain Wintergardens

    written by adam_g2000 on 2012-04-03 #news
    Inaugural Auckland Lomography Meet Up: Auckland Domain Wintergardens

    Join us for the first get together of arguably the most southern group of lomographers! All are welcome to talk film, shoot some pictures and discuss all things Lomo! See you at the Auckland Domain Wintergardens.

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  • Diana World Tour Australia / NZ Artist Clones

    written by sumsi on 2011-02-06 #news
    Diana World Tour Australia / NZ Artist Clones

    A collection of 25 (!) Diana cameras, customised by some of the most interesting artists, illustrators, creative types and good-time Lomography friends that Australia and New Zealand has to offer.

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  • PYHOF: Love and Lomography by Nick Raven

    written by geegraphy on 2013-02-08
    PYHOF: Love and Lomography by Nick Raven

    This week’s PYHOF spotlight is on Nick Raven, an upcoming troubadour from Drury, Auckland. Check out this single called Butterfly High (But I Fly So High) from his debut album, Love and Lomography(!) which will be released in March!

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  • Diana World Tour launches in Sydney

    written by sumsi on 2011-02-04 #news
    Diana World Tour launches in Sydney

    Last night saw Sydneysiders from near and far converge on a street in Paddington for the launch of the Australian and New Zealand Diana World Tour.

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  • Tiritiri Matangi Island - An Open Sanctuary

    written by odax on 2011-11-03 #places
    Tiritiri Matangi Island - An Open Sanctuary

    Located just 20 minutes via ferry from the Gulf Harbour of Auckland, New Zealand, Tiritiri Matangi is an open sanctuary for bird species that are no longer found on mainland New Zealand, as well as native plants and the occasional tuatara.

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  • The Diana World Tour opens in Auckland

    written by sumsi on 2011-03-21 #news
    The Diana World Tour opens in Auckland

    The third and last stop down under takes us to New Zealand, Auckland!

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  • Wanderlust Wonderlist: Best Destinations for 2014 (Part 2)

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2014-01-08 #places
    Wanderlust Wonderlist: Best Destinations for 2014 (Part 2)

    Ready to make this year one for travel? We took note of destination recommendations from Lonely Planet for 2014, so if you're still wondering where to go to satisfy that wanderlust, check out this Wanderlust Wonderlist installment!

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  • SoLocations: Maraetai Pier

    written by amytam on 2013-02-19 #places
    SoLocations: Maraetai Pier

    When in need for some peace and quiet, my favourite place to go for some quality "me" time is the picturesque pier in Maraetai.

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  • Auckland Eateries: Circus Circus

    written by amytam on 2012-11-16 #places
    Auckland Eateries: Circus Circus

    One of the most famous cafés in Mt Eden, Auckland - Circus Circus is a popular hangout that can be found bursting with customers during different hours of the day. Whether it's breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner or dessert - Cirus Circus is a go-to eatery that won't disappoint.

  • Auckland Eateries: An Introduction

    written by amytam on 2012-10-12 #places
    Auckland Eateries: An Introduction

    Being an Aucklander for 20 years, I have to admit I'm rather biased when it comes to praising what Auckland has to offer. I've travelled to many places around the world but there is nothing quite like returning home after an exotic trip and induldging in the many amazing eateries in Auckland.

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  • Karangahape Road: An Urban Adventure

    written by amytam on 2012-08-27 #places
    Karangahape Road: An Urban Adventure

    Karangahape Road (aka K Road) located in Central Auckland, is an exciting and cultural location that is perfect for just about anyone. Keep reading for more information!

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  • Auckland Lantern Festival 2012

    written by adam_g2000 on 2012-02-27
    Auckland Lantern Festival 2012

    Albert Park hosted the 13th Annual, Lantern Festival, an amazing spectacle of light and colour from the smallest chinese lanterns to vast dragons and animals.

  • Zines and Lomo: The Perfect Analogue Attitude

    written by mikekumagai on 2014-07-23
    Zines and Lomo: The Perfect Analogue Attitude

    At the Auckland Zinefest 2014, photographer/lomographer Mike Kumagai took to the event to explore the indie world of self-publishing. Unique, eccentric, and with an attitude of doing something different - zines and Lomo share the perfect analogue lifestyle.

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  • SoLocations: Solo Walk at St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery

    written by amytam on 2013-04-30 #places
    SoLocations: Solo Walk at St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery

    I'm a creature of habit. Whenever I get my hands on a new camera or new films that I have yet to try, there is a particular location where I do my lone photo walks and test all my new finds/purchases! Keep reading to read about my favourite place to shoot.

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  • Auckland Eateries: Valentine's Day Edition

    written by amytam on 2013-02-13 #places
    Auckland Eateries: Valentine's Day Edition

    Fellow Aucklanders! Stuck on where to take your loved ones for Saint Valentine's Day? Want to go out for a romantic meal but not sure where to go? Let me give you a few ideas!

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  • Auckland Series: Auckland Zoo

    written by amytam on 2012-12-18 #places
    Auckland Series: Auckland Zoo

    The Auckland Zoo - winner of multiple national and international environmental-related awards - is set in 17 hectares of flourishing parkland, and is home to over 130 different species and over 850 animals! Only a five-minute drive from the busy Auckland City Business District, this Zoo is a popular tourist attraction

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  • Auckland: An Introduction

    written by amytam on 2012-10-03 #places
    Auckland: An Introduction

    Auckland - the largest city in New Zealand - has a population of over 1.3 million people and is located in the northern central region of the North Island of New Zealand. This location series will introduce you to some of the best spots and attractions that Auckland has to offer. But first, let me give you an introduction!

  • Catching Up with Nature at Barry Curtis Park

    written by amytam on 2012-05-09 #places
    Catching Up with Nature at Barry Curtis Park

    Every now and then, I find myself drowning amongst paperwork, e-mails and computers. Urban life can be suffocating and at times, all I want to do is break free and have a one-on-one with nature. When these 'episodes' arises, my favorite thing to do is take a stroll in the park, equipped with a bottle of water, and a camera.

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  • Art in the Dark at Auckland’s Western Park

    written by odax on 2011-11-24 #places
    Art in the Dark at Auckland’s Western Park

    Being an unemployed recent graduate and a bit of a Lomography addict, I like attending free events. And I like photographing those free events.

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  • Auckland Series: Auckland War Memorial Museum

    written by amytam on 2013-05-17 #places
    Auckland Series: Auckland War Memorial Museum

    Dedicated to the soldiers that lost their lives for New Zealand, the Auckland War Memorial Museum is a stunning and iconic building that is perfectly located within the Auckland Domain. This museum offers history, culture, science and art and is a key location for everybody including tourists and locals alike!

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  • Auckland Series: One Tree Hill Domain

    written by amytam on 2013-03-22 #places
    Auckland Series: One Tree Hill Domain

    An important memorial place for both Maori and New Zealanders, One Tree Hill is one of Auckland's largest intact volcanic cone. The 48-hectare domain, looked after by the Auckland Council, is also known as Maungakiekie which translates to 'mountain of the kiekie vine' and is a popular spot to enjoy for tourist and locals alike.

  • Auckland Series: Rainbows End

    written by amytam on 2013-03-01 #places
    Auckland Series: Rainbows End

    New Zealand's largest theme park, Rainbows End, has something for everyone. Whether you're here for the adrenaline rush or family fun, this theme park can give you and your family a full day's worth of entertainment!

  • Auckland Series: Silo Park

    written by amytam on 2013-01-14 #places
    Auckland Series: Silo Park

    It's currently summer in New Zealand, so if you want a lovely place to spend the warm long days, why not head down to the beautiful Silo Park which is suitable for the young and old alike?

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  • Auckland Series: Botanical Gardens

    written by amytam on 2012-10-26 #places
    Auckland Series: Botanical Gardens

    Open to the public with free admission, the Auckland Botanical Gardens is always flourishing with a stunning collection of different plants and is every landscape photographer's dream with an endless amount of photo opportunities!

  • Howick Historical Village: A Heritage Experience

    written by amytam on 2012-09-10 #places
    Howick Historical Village: A Heritage Experience

    An architectural museum/village that offers a historical representation of Howick in the mid-1800s. With beautifully-restored buildings, tranquil pond, and live days every month, the Howick Historical Village is an excellent place to take the family and explore as well as learn! Keep reading for more details!

  • Diana World Tour Opening Auckland

    written by sumsi on 2011-03-04 #news
    Diana World Tour Opening Auckland

    As part of a global mission, the Diana World Tour is coming to Australia and New Zealand! Lomography Australia/NZ would like to invite you to join us in Auckland at the opening night.

  • Auckland Series: Simunovich Olive Estate

    written by amytam on 2013-06-13 #places
    Auckland Series: Simunovich Olive Estate

    The Simunovich family first started growing olive trees in the Adriatic island of Brac more than two centuries ago. Now, that tradition still thrives on their Simunovich Olive Estate nested in the Bombay Hills in Auckland.

  • Benja Harney's Paper Passion

    written by ilkadj on 2012-09-05

    We've all played around with paper when we were young. We folded them, colored them and even glued them together. Some people even take it to the next level and make origami. But Benja Harney has taken paper art into an even higher level. He is someone we can call a paper engineer.