Sorry for the gap in posts – I’ve been busy on a photographic road trip without regular access to the web. I also travel with an old laptop that, while very useful, is no substitute for my ‘digital darkroom at home. But here is something to keep you interested until I get some of the other images processed.
I visited a couple of the geothermal areas around Rotorua. Locals had suggested I check out a mud pool close to Waiotapu, known as the ‘Frog Pool’. It was great advice! Here’s an example:
The mud was beautiful, fluid and plastic at the same time. I preferred the smaller vents, they kept their shape better. Time spent focusing on just one group of steam vents yielded a variety of different images:
Or, from a slightly different spot only a metre or so away:
More geothermal images soon!