Kiaora from Tom
I am a hobbyist, drawn to taking photos at beaches I am lucky enough to live near and of people when I am lucky enough to travel.

All of the photos on this blog are ones I've captured in the beautiful NZ, Australia and beyond.
Kiaora from Tom
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The silhouette of the world’s most isolated city greets us on a sunrise fish near Rottnest Island
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The Bathurst Lighthouse on Rottnest Island, greeted by the dawn light while I was out pulling in craypots. It was built in 1900 in response to a series of shipwrecks and guides ships safely from Fremantle to the Indian Ocean  
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Sunrise at St Kilda, Dunedin. Taken in early Spring, a few years ago in my scarfie days
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The late evening light caresses the hills near Lake Tekapo, NZ.
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Crocodylus doesn’t only offer crocs - a curious Green Iguana stares down my lens at the Crocodylus Park, Darwin, Australia. 
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A Saltwater croc lunges for a bite at the Crocodylus Park, Darwin, Australia. 
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An old, abandoned Bedford enjoys retirement in a paddock by the hay-shed after serving sturdily at some stage during the 125 years of my family’s tenure at our farm in Dipton, Southland. 
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Mid-Spring visit to the beeautiful Garie Beach, in NSW’s Royal National Park. Huge beach, not many punters- a far cry from Bondi.
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Garie Beach, Royal National Park
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Jealously stalking a mid-winter surfer making the most of a 21 degree day in early July - Maroubra Beach, Sydney. 
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Waiting for the next mid-winter set - Maroubra Beach, Sydney
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Dawn at St Clair Beach, Dunedin. A 15 minute bike from the flat - the perks of being a Scarfie.
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2 MMA fighters jostle for position at a fight night in South Dunedin, New Zealand