Tahuna Beach with the Kahurangi Mountains and Takaka Hill providing spectacular backdrop on a winter afternoon in Nelson, New Zealand. Sadly the scene also includes a band of smoke from household fires in a district where the solid fuel emissions rules are still quite “relaxed”.

I am a ceaseless adventurer: I left my native Scotland in the mid 1970s to a life on the other side of the planet – in New Zealand. As a naturalist since childhood, I’m fascinated with life and living systems and how humans are connected with it.

My photography is mostly about drawing attention to everyday sights, things most people walk or drive past and scarcely notice in their distracted hurry to be somewhere else. Capturing and presenting the way the light falls – that’s the fun!

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  • Imi Koetz
    Imi Koetz5 months ago

    Fantastic peaceful work, Duncan……………..

  • Thank you Imi, it’s a very peaceful place. :)

    – Duncan Cunningham

  • Angelika  Vogel
    Angelika Vogel5 months ago

    Very beautiful scene and composition Duncan!!

  • Thanks Angelika, much appreciated :) Are you two ganging up on me? Not that I mind…. :)

    – Duncan Cunningham

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