Many happy returns

The beautiful pancake rocks in Punakaiki, on the west coast of New Zealand. Despite having been there twice now (this photo was taken on the first time), I think it’s still a remarkable sight, that I’d happily witness again! This is one of my favourite photos. I love the composition, the lighting (I’m a nutContinue reading “Many happy returns”

Pancake rocks

Punakaiki is a small community on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand, between Westport and Greymouth. The community lies on the edge of the Paparoa National Park. The Pancake Rocks are a very popular tourist goal at Dolomite Point south of the main village. The Pancake Rocks are a heavily eroded limestoneContinue reading “Pancake rocks”


Punakaiki, a small place on the west coast of New Zealand’s South Island. Home to the pancake rocks and some very rugged and stunning coast line. Every time I look at this photo I discover something new; a couple of rocks, a new layer of depth, a new colour, a boat on the horizon. Punakaiki’s part ofContinue reading “Punakaiki”