Mainly West of Queen Street - seen through my lens

Past their prime

Flower Stalks

Flower Stalks

I think they are what is left of the flowering stalks of an echium plant – inconspicuous most times, but the low morning sun lifted them up out of the dark background. Forest Hill Road, Waiatarua.

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


  1. William Kendall

    Stark in black and white!

  2. Gemma Wiseman

    Like small trees of icicles in black and white. Enchanting.

  3. Photo Cache

    What an alluring image.

    Visiting from BLACK AND WHITE WEEKEND.


  4. RobertN

    Beautiful image.

  5. Hilde

    Very nice contribution to The Weekend in Black and White.
    Greetings from Hilde 😀
    Visiting from The Weekend in b&w,
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  6. Jutta K.Deutschland

    It looks exceptionally well in B/W
    I came visiting you from “Weekend in Black and White!
    Greetings from Germany

  7. Dragonstar

    They may be past their prime, but they are very beautiful. Excellent photo.

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