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

June 25, 2016

Dew Drops

Filed under: Black and White,Light — paul @ 7:03 am
Dew Drops

Dew Drops

Morning dew on an aloe leaf.

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June 11, 2016

Earth Star

Filed under: Black and White,Blockhouse Bay,Fungi — paul @ 7:01 am
Earth Star

Earth Star

Geastrum sp. found at Craigavon Park, Blockhouse Bay. A puffball kind of fungus.

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June 4, 2016

Winter Approaching

Filed under: Black and White,New Lynn,Trees — paul @ 7:04 am
Tulip Tree

Tulip Tree

Well, according to NZ convention, winter started on June 1. And the temperatures have dropped on cue, as have many of the leaves of this Tulip tree at the New Lynn Community Centre.

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May 7, 2016

Weeds, Weeds

Filed under: Black and White — paul @ 7:00 am
Himalayan Fairy Grass (Miscanthus nepalensis)

Himalayan Fairy Grass (Miscanthus nepalensis)

Hiamalyan Fairy Grass (Miscanthus nepalensis) is an invasive weed, hard to control due to its extensive root systems, but, oh so pretty…

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April 30, 2016

Tracks

Filed under: Black and White — paul @ 7:01 am
Tractor Tracks

Tractor Tracks

Tractor marks at the beach.

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April 23, 2016

The Spider and its Web

Filed under: Black and White,New Lynn,Shadows — paul @ 8:49 am
Lynnmall, New Lynn

Lynnmall, New Lynn

Light cupola at Lynnmall, New Lynn.

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April 9, 2016

Looking Down

Filed under: Black and White,City,People — paul @ 7:02 am
Looking Down

Looking Down

From the Victoria Street carpark to Bowen Ave.

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April 2, 2016

After the Rain

Filed under: Black and White — paul @ 7:02 am
After the Rain

After the Rain

Seed pods of manuka shrubs mixed with raindrops.

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March 26, 2016

Striding Out

Filed under: Black and White,Te Atatu — paul @ 7:04 am
Striding Out

Striding Out

A walk in the morning sun at Te Atatu. Auckland’s Harbour Bridge in the distance. (Fittingly, “Te Atatu” is translated as “Dawn”.)

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March 19, 2016

Piwakawaka Fusion (Rose Petterson)

Filed under: Art,Birds,Black and White,sculpture — paul @ 7:01 am
Piwakawaka Fusion (Rose Petterson)

Piwakawaka Fusion (Rose Petterson)

Delicate fantails (piwakawaka) made by Rose Petterson, using 3D printing techniques. There is a whole grove of them at the Harbourview Sculpture Trail in Te Atatu.

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Piwakawaka Fusion (Rose Petterson)

Piwakawaka Fusion (Rose Petterson)

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