Karekare Farewell

Posted in Landscape, People, Travel at 9:30 pm by Warren Williams

On my last chance to visit a local West coast beach, decided to head out to Karekare, as I had yet to visit this summer. Took along my youngest sister Candace, before jetting off to Australia and London.

Candace with the 85L 1.2 lens

Seagull goes beyond the rays at Karekare

Rugged Karekare Sunset
A quick run and a scrabble over the rocks at the Northern end to get the sun slipping away

Rugged Karekare

Rough surf waters at Karekare, given the smooth effect through a long exposure

Just hanging by..


Waitemata Harbour Shoot

Posted in General, Landscape, People at 9:08 pm by Warren Williams

Organised a mini get together/farewell shoot of Auckland Harbour with some close friends, as decided to head back to London via Australia. Thanks guys for coming out, and the awesome dinner at Ruan Thai – Mission Bay.

Auckland Harbour Bridge
Auckland Harbour Bridge

Waitemata Harbour Sunset
Sunset over the Waitemata Harbour

Luke Carpenter, Warren, Mark Wong, Angus Gomes

Finally a couple of days later, climbed Rangitoto and shot this on the ferry on the way back of the NZ America’s Cup yachts: NZL40 and NZL41


West Coast Beaches

Posted in General at 10:00 pm by Warren Williams

Managed to go beach hopping again, with my photography friend Phillip. Ventured into the stunning Whatipu Caves on the Northern end of beach, before heading to Bethells and O’Neills for sunset.

Whatipu Caves
The vast Whatipu caves – Photo by Phillip Then

Surf at O’Neills

O'Neills Beach

O'Neills beach cave
O’Neills beach cave

Bethells beach sunset
Bethells Beach Surf Lifesavers Tower


O’Neills Fun

Posted in General, People at 1:41 pm by Warren Williams

Took a trip out to Piha, Bethells and O’Neills beaches to show my English friend Kate, the beauty of Auckland’s beaches.

Katie & Kate walking along the reflections at O’Neills beach

Katie from the cave at O’Neills


Beautiful Flight over New Zealand

Posted in Aviation, Landscape, Transportation, Travel at 7:25 pm by Warren Williams

Thanks to my friend Katie, managed to secure a helicopter flight from Ardmore, tracking north up to Kaitaia along the beautiful coastline.

Rangitito Aerial
Rangitoto Island

Cliff between Mairangi and Rothesay Bay – North Shore

Kawau Island, Mansion House, Aerial
Mansion House, Kawau Island

Stunning clear waters, just south of Bay of Islands

Cape Brett Lighthouse Aerial
Lighthouse at Cape Brett, Bay of Islands

Hole in the Rock - Cape Brett - Aerial
“Hole in the Rock” – Cape Brett, Bay of Islands

Cape Brett HDR - Aerial
Cape Brett

Urupukapuka Island, Bay of Islands
Urupukapuka Island, Bay of Islands

Motuarohia Island, Bay of Islands
Motuarohia Island, Bay of Islands

Taupo Bay Aerial
Taupo Bay Aerial

Taemaro Bay, Aerial Photo, Northland New Zealand
Taemaro Bay

Matai Bay

Matai and KariKari previously seen here

Filling up at Kerikeri
Filling up 416 litres of A1 jet fuel at Kerikeri airport

The Bell 206L on Pakiri beach, (l-r: Warren, Kate, Katie, Mark – our Pilot)

Katie & Warren
Katie & Warren enjoying the view from the rear

Whangaparaoa Rainbow aerial

Rain over Whenuapai

Auckland / Eden Park aerial
Eden Park and Auckland City

Auckland City Aerial Sht
Beautiful Auckland City, with Albert Park

Hunua Dam - Aerial
After some great fish and chips in Kaiaia – Firth of Thames, flew back north over Hunua Ranges

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After Wedding Fun – Bethells

Posted in People, Wedding at 2:08 pm by Warren Williams

After Ron & Kim’s recent wedding, which unfortunately was rather wet, I offered to shoot some casual portraits at their favourite west coast beach, Bethells.


Steaming Rotorua

Posted in Landscape, Travel at 4:00 pm by Warren Williams

Rotorua is a popular spot for it’s geothermal activity, with plenty of mud pools, geysers and pungent sulphur smells throughout the air.

Lake Rotorua Sunrise
Sunrise over Lake Rotorua

Geothermal areas at Wai-O-Tapu

Katie & Kate by a sulphur pool

View atop Mount Maunganui, after making a scenic route home


Wedding – Matt & Lisa

Posted in People, Wedding at 8:48 pm by Warren Williams

Had the great pleasure of shooting the wedding of Matt & Lisa at the Northridge Country Lodge, Silverdale. Lisa’s been one of my closest friends for many years, so was a great priveledge to assist her on their beautiful day.

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Wedding – Johnny & Kirsty

Posted in Architecture, People, Wedding at 10:00 pm by Warren Williams

Johnny & Kirsty were wed at the stunning Kelliher Estate, on Puketutu Island. Featuring a Spanish villa, set amongst bush and landscaped gardens.

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