Rainie

By rainie

Lake Tasman

We didn't get home until 7pm tonight, the first job was to download the (over 1,000) photos from yesterdays wedding, and I am very happy to say they look really good.  
I will talk more the wedding up in the mountains when I backblip yesterday & the Friday wedding too (that one involved a helicopter flight up into the mountains).
Back to today - funnily enough, we both slept into almost 9am, totally unheard of for us.  Must have been exhausted after our 16 hour day yesterday.
Morning coffee and a leisurely chat with our friends who have a house in Twizel, they happened to be up there for the weekend.  
I suggested we head up to Mt Cook and have a squiz at the phenomenon that happened a week ago.....tons and tons of ice broke off the glacier edge and if you have a look at the extras as well will give you an idea just how much ice is there.  It really was a gasp moment. 
This one is using the Canon with the Big Stopper, long exposure only 3 seconds and set to black & white in camera.  The extras are using the trusty Sony.....
a real "gasp" moment.
We then went to The Hermitage for a very late lunch, something like 3pm !!  We were famished.
To give you an idea of the difference, take a look at it when I took Gitama there last November.  No comparison.
I really need a wee sleep, and tomorrow I will back blip the two wedding days - there will be no bride pictures though as they don't want anything showing on any type of social media before they see the photos themselves, which is absolutely fair enough. 

Rainie

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