The last six months have been a bit of a write off on the blog front, but hopefully that’s about to change – four days ago on October 1st I started a new adventure, leaving my position as a scientist with NZ’s Department of Conservation and finishing up a 42 year stint in various government-funded science roles. Quite a world of opportunity lies ahead. As I write this its my first Sunday night since I was eighteen on which there has been no requirement to front up at work in the morning – and that feels quite liberating!
I’ve also been making some quiet changes on the camera front. Back in August I assembled an exhibition of prints for the main foyer at the Department of Conservation’s main office in Wellington. It has a fantastic display space that I had eyed up for some time, and with my departure approaching fast, and encouraged both by family and a couple of fellow photographers at DOC, I took the plunge. Continue reading