Tour de Aotearoa by Ken Wright

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Couldn’t believe my luck, took a detour on the way to work via Petone Esplanade and low and behold! is this the mystery machine? Scooby, Scooby Doo Where are you?, this is as Kiwi iconic as it gets, 9.30 in the morning on a busy road by the sea and all the occupants are asleep!

kiwi spirit, travel light, can do, next stop South Island?

Look at the distortion from the wide angle lens on the rear wheel, that combi is raring to go bro!

Shot on a Nikon D700, 17-35mm Nikkor Lens

Hi, Kia Ora from New Zealand, i live in sunny Papamoa in the Bay of Plenty. I have spent the last thirty years taking photos, I love capturing images, especially ones that only I saw, only I was silly enough to get up at that time to catch the sunrise, photography is a wonderful thing, capture an image and you preserve the moment forever, miss it, and its lost forever.

Hope that you enjoy these images.
© Ken Wright, lightwave Photography Limited.

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  • midzing
    midzingover 6 years ago

    fantastic shot,,, well done

  • Dean Mullin
    Dean Mullinover 6 years ago

    Ken, I’m loving how you do the skies…. got any tips?

  • yep, start with a very wide angle lens, this 17mm is fantastic, what I do is to rebuild the image in photoshop, I shoot to capture a much info as possible, shooting RAW, this gives me a massive range of colour, the shot I take looks flat, PSD brings it to life.

    – Ken Wright

  • Laurette Ruys
    Laurette Ruysover 6 years ago

    what a classic, can’t believe this thing is still going :)

  • anneoc
    anneocover 6 years ago

    Good find Ken. Great story and image.

  • Steve  Liptrot
    Steve Liptrotover 6 years ago

    Brilliant capture Ken

  • John Shortt-Smith
    John Shortt-Smithover 6 years ago

    Fabulous. Been there, done that, missing that…

  • studioboganne
    studioboganneover 6 years ago

    totally s!ck Cuz! awesome! count me in!

  • Oswald
    Oswaldover 6 years ago

    Very nice!

  • Paul Gitto
    Paul Gittoover 6 years ago

    nice capture, great lighting

  • ruxique
    ruxiqueover 6 years ago

    Wonderful capture! :) You’re right, that car looks like taken out from a cartoon, it’s so cute looking with that awesome landscape behind :)

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