Simons Photography - New Zealand Photographer
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Bridge and Volcano

Bridge and Volcano

Auckland Harbor Bridge in front of Rangitoto Island

Another Busy Bee

Another Busy Bee

Last one for a while I swear.

Do not Share This

Do not Share This

Humans are built for anarchy, if only by virtue of the fact that cogito, ergo, sum. It’s cool to have a spine and a strong sense of self, but this frequently visible tendency to rage against the machine is often counter-productive - to you, that is - i... Read More »

The most annoying Christmas song is...

Stores, elevators, malls, Christmas songs are everywhere, which one makes you die inside the most?
11 Vote(s)

Ow my nose

Ow my nose

This is where I need a WTF category.

Information vs Knowledge

"You might know what a pack of cards is, but if you dont know any games, they are just coasters."
~ Simonbook

Yet another guitar solo

Yet another guitar solo

As well as taking far too many photos and upsetting grammar nazis with my semi-eloquent rants, I also like to spend time hurting guitars.  Here's my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/initialnetnz... Read More »

Words You Probably Didn’t Know Were Portmanteaus

Words You Probably Didn’t Know Were Portmanteaus

Don’t know what a portmanteau is? If you have heard of the words brunch, blog and pixel, then yes, you know portmanteaus (just not what they are). Portmanteaus, in the literary sense is a word that is created by merging two different words (and their meanings)... Read More »

Twenty indicators that signal you may be living in the Matrix

Twenty indicators that signal you may be living in the Matrix

1. You spend most of your time devoted to paying off a mortgage rather than enjoying life.    2. You can’t wait for the weekend to come.    3. You judge your success by the car you drive, the suburb you live in, and the size of the ho... Read More »

Pen clicking finger drummers

Pen clicking finger drummers

We've all been put in the situation where someone is drumming their fingers, clicking a pen, humming a loop or some other irritating thing, where you simply must put a stop to it. You patiently wait, maybe they will stop any moment now - they do not.  &n... Read More »

It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder...

"Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder."
~ Rumi

Influx by Daniel Suarez

 Influx by Daniel Suarez

Physicist Jon Grady and his team have discovered a device that can reflect gravity - a triumph that will revolutionize the field of physics and change the future. But instead of acclaim, Grady’s lab is locked down by a covert organization known as the Bureau o... Read More »

My Rating: 6 / 10

How to Wallpaper

How to Wallpaper

Don't. Find another way. Burn the house down. Run away, or maybe paint, do anything but attempting wallpapering.   Don't watch experts do it on YouTube, they are liars, it's all photoshopped.   The paste won't work, it will be lumpy, too run... Read More »

Not so blissful

Not so blissful

The default Windows XP wallpaper containing rolling green hills, blue sky and fluffy white clouds is a real photo, taken by a real photographer - Charles O'Rear, now 73.  You are probably thinking OMFG he must have lolled all the way to the bank? Wro... Read More »

Why u no blog

Why u no blog

No words, that is what I have posted in the last week or so. Why?    Assisted a friend with shooting a music video at his farm.  Shot him, shot the gear, shot everything at the farm.   Had some band practice.  Shot everyth... Read More »

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