Auckland - West

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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.

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  1. Stark in black and white!

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

  3. What an alluring image.

    Visiting from BLACK AND WHITE WEEKEND.


  4. Very nice contribution to The Weekend in Black and White.
    Greetings from Hilde 😀
    Visiting from The Weekend in b&w,
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  5. It looks exceptionally well in B/W
    I came visiting you from “Weekend in Black and White!
    Greetings from Germany

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

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