Mainly West of Queen Street - seen through my lens


Tree Fern

Tree Fern

The mamaku or black tree fern (cyathea medullaris) is the largest of the NZ tree ferns. This is an unfurling frond from one of these trees in the bush by our house.

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


  1. Dragonstar

    Love it! Wonderful compressed shapes just starting to ease their way out.

  2. Gemma Wiseman

    Extraordinary detail! Love the tight pattern and the subdued bokeh in contrast!

  3. Lachezar

    Wow! This is gorgeous!


    this is just incredible.

  5. RobertN

    Great composition!

  6. Stefan Jansson

    wow. nice macro.

  7. Unseen India

    Fantastic and lovely shot !!

    Unseen India

  8. NatureFootstep Photo

    love the pattern of curls in a curl that this tree fern creats. It is well captured and treated. 🙂

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