Benjamin Beck

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6 Years Later

I has been more than 6 years since my last post about my short climb at Rangitoto, New Zealand. A lot has happened and here I am now in New Zealand attempting to break the 7th year hiatus. I couldn’t remember why I stop posting. I suppose it all started due to the...

A Quick Hike at Rangitoto Island

8th October 2013 - Went for a quick hike to the Summit of Rangitoto Island with my younger brother, we took a morning bus from North Cote to Quay Street took about 15 minutes to arrived. To reach Rangitoto Island from Auckland City, we need to take a ferry via Fullers...

Karangahake Gorge, Tauranga

Karangahake Gorge is one of the historic/tourist place that is a good visiting spot for both local and tourist in New Zealand. The gorge is located a couple of minutes away from a small town of Paeroa, where a famous beverage L&P (Lemon & Paeroa) originated....

The Huka Falls “Ice-Blue, Show-White”, Waikato River

Ice-Blue, Show-White is what the people describe the strong current, pristine river water-falls at Huka Falls. Huka Falls is created through draining the largest lake in New Zealand which is Lake Taupo. Conveniently, Huka Falls is part of the longest river in New...

Sunrise at North Head, Devonport

This is my first time trying out sunrise shoot at New Zealand. Not knowing where would be a good spot, we took a bet on this place since it's a east facing direction. And here we are at the venue... we couldn't find any good foreground interest for our shots, so it...

First visit to One Tree Hill and Mount Eden, Auckland

The first tourist thing I did on my first visit to Auckland was to visit One Tree Hill and Mount Eden. The weather was very chilling and the cold weather is biting my bones, probably I am not accustomed to the local weather as it was below 16°C which I have never...

First in Sekinchan

25 September 2011 - It was my very first outing to Sekinchan Village which covers paddy field and fisherman village visit. The event was organized by Sony Malaysia and sponsored by Studio Zaloon (The one and only Sony Alpha Pro Shop in Malaysia). Jamal Jermi and Uncle...

First Sunset at Tanjung Sepat

3rd September 2011 - My first sunset shot attempt at Tanjung Sepat. These photo was taken at the Lover's Bridge; with that kind of name, it's sad that the bridge doesn't have that kind of aura or feel attached to it. However, the sunset is awesome. It would have been...