Auckland – West                          Mainly West of Queen Street – seen through my lens

July 25, 2010

The Bench

Filed under: Black and White,Oratia — paul @ 7:23 am
The Bench

The Bench

This bench with its elaborate cast-iron decorations is found in the Oratia Cemetery on West Coast Road. Desaturation is a wonderful rust remover!

For more black and white images check out Dragonstar’s Weekend in Black and White.


  1. What a wonderful bench! A shame it’s neglected, but it makes a fine photo.

    Comment by Dragonstar — July 25, 2010 @ 8:29 am

  2. Now I like rust but also like the desaturated image.

    Comment by joan — July 25, 2010 @ 2:23 pm

  3. Excellent image Paul. The tonal range and details in this shot are superb.

    Comment by John McDevitt — July 25, 2010 @ 2:24 pm

  4. j adore l ambiance de cette photo,bravo !

    Comment by Nefertiti — July 25, 2010 @ 9:05 pm

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