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

October 6, 2015

Fishy

Filed under: Fish,Hillsborough,Walls — paul @ 8:07 am
Fishy mural by Doug Ford (detail)

Fishy mural by Doug Ford (detail)

This big mural with a fishy theme has graced the walls of Oakdale Dairy at the corner of Richardson and Oakdale Roads for ten years. Painted by Doug Ford.

More murals at Oakland Daily Photo.

Fishy mural by Doug Ford

Fishy mural by Doug Ford

January 17, 2015

Streamside Anatomy

Filed under: Black and White,Fish,Piha — paul @ 7:03 am
The Fish

The Fish

As I crossed the “eel footbridge” in Piha, a meticulously skeletonized fish presented itself: are there piranhas in our stream?

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

April 15, 2014

No Fishing

Filed under: Art,Fish,Titirangi — paul @ 6:52 am
Fish

Fish

A net of spiderwebs may yet catch them. From a walk in Titirangi.

August 4, 2011

Three Eyes

Filed under: City,Fish — paul @ 6:53 am
Red Snapper

Red Snapper

From the Auckland Fish Market.

July 21, 2010

Painted Boxes: Kelp and Snapper

Filed under: Art,Bethells Beach,Fish,Painted Boxes — paul @ 8:14 am
Painted Boxes: Kelp and Snapper

Painted Boxes: Kelp and Snapper

(Wednesday is for painted boxes.)

This transformer is at Bethells Beach, on Auckland’s West Coast. Painted by an unidentified artist, it depicts kelp and snapper – appropriate for the coastal location.