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

October 13, 2012

Unfurling

Filed under: Black and White,Plants — Tags: — paul @ 7:21 am
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.

8 Comments

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

    Comment by Dragonstar — October 13, 2012 @ 9:01 am

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

    Comment by Gemma Wiseman — October 13, 2012 @ 9:09 am

  3. Wow! This is gorgeous!

    Comment by Lachezar — October 13, 2012 @ 12:41 pm

  4. this is just incredible.

    Comment by john @ LIGHT IMPRESSIONS — October 14, 2012 @ 5:10 am

  5. Great composition!

    Comment by RobertN — October 14, 2012 @ 5:28 am

  6. wow. nice macro.

    Comment by Stefan Jansson — October 15, 2012 @ 1:36 am

  7. Fantastic and lovely shot !!

    Unseen India

    Comment by Unseen India — October 16, 2012 @ 5:38 am

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

    Comment by NatureFootstep Photo — October 16, 2012 @ 6:40 am

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