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This place can be a enigma. Its a bit of a crountry drive out to the coast from Masterton town but the country side is what you would call typical New Zealand country starting from rolling hills at the outskirts of Masterton to steeper hill country and narrower roads which you share with the trucks and cars servicing the farms and forests to the visitor traffic heading to Riversdale and Castlepoint beaches.

Being a photog the weather plays a big part in planning and time can be spent going over the apps we have nowadays predicting these things but really at the end of the day its a case of if you dont try and just go you dont get anything. Therefore you must be prepared for the enivitable dissapointments.

Case in point would be heading to Castlepoint to try and capture the Rocket Lab launch. On the Thursday on this occaision it was delayed at the last minute because of high wids at just after dark. The thought was if the launch went as planned just on sunset it would have made a awesome shot with hopefully some sunset colours going on. Nope…

The next Saturday they tried again and it went off okay with some high cloud but man did that thing race into the sky. Talk about getting the settings all wrong. Big fat nada again.

So not wanting to let any chance go by have collated the other shots from those visits into this blog post to just prove that its never a waste of time anyway if you dont always get what you thought or planned.

Catching a rocket launch is a ongoing projet as it looks like Rocket Lab is winding up its launch schedule. Watch this space…

1477 Classic Castlepoint Lighthouse
0416 Castlepoint lighthouse
0669 Castlepoint lighthouse evening
0651 Castle Rock at Castlepoint
1447 Castle Point long exposure sunset
1453 Castlepoint at sunset
0649 Castlepoint sunset
1468 Castlepoint fun star trails

That last image i had some fun with. Dont know if it would print well but its nice to do something not serious.

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