Mainly West of Queen Street - seen through my lens

Month: March 2013 (Page 2 of 3)

Stick Insect

Stick Insect

Stick Insect

These creatures have been quite frequent visitors to our place of late, after some years where hardly any of them were around.

Stick Insect

Stick Insect

Two Bridges

Two Bridges

Two Bridges

A glimpse of the Auckland Harbour Bridge on the left, and a look through the Jacob’s Ladder Footbridge, Saint Mary’s Bay, in evening light (and shadow). The latter bridge crosses State Highway 1 and the Fanshaw Street on and off ramps.…

Parallelepiped

Parallelepiped

Parallelepiped

Parallelepiped is the name given to a polyhedron with six faces, all of which are parallelograms. In architecture it is rare to see parallelepipeds whith angles that are not right angles. But here is an example, sitting in Victoria Park, disguising a more boring box.…

Masts

Masts, Saint Mary's Bay

Masts, Saint Mary's Bay

Looking over the masts of boats at Saint Mary’s Bay. The red mast is about 40 metres high and belongs to the America’s Cup catamaran of Luna Rossa. Having just returned from a day’s sailing, I guess someone had to find out if the the top of the mast was still there.…

Agapanthus

Agapanthus

Agapanthus

After the blue phase, now the green and brown phase. I like these flower heads at any stage of their cycle.…

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