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

August 10, 2016

NZ Rose

Filed under: Avondale,Birds — paul @ 7:09 am
NZ Rose

NZ Rose

The birds have obviously enjoyed an apple (variety “NZ Rose”) that may have been left behind after the Avondale Markets.

August 9, 2016

Butterflies

Filed under: Art,Henderson,Walls — paul @ 7:04 am
Butterfly

Butterfly

Mural by the Kakano Youth Arts Collective at the Corban Estate Arts Centre in Henderson.

More murals at Oakland Daily Photo.

Butterflies

Butterflies

August 8, 2016

Orange Sculpture

Filed under: Point Chevalier,sculpture — paul @ 7:06 am
Orange Sculpture

Orange Sculpture

The construction of the Eric Armishaw Boardwalk in Point Chevalier involved a lot of protective fences which shifted to various positions as required. Now near completion of the project, there seems to be some surplus, draped into delightful shapes.

August 7, 2016

Lines

Filed under: Plants — paul @ 11:41 am
Bromeliad

Bromeliad

August 6, 2016

New Messages?

Filed under: Black and White,Shadows — paul @ 7:07 am
New Messages?

New Messages?

A person, a cell phone, and their shadows.

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

August 2, 2016

Yellow

Filed under: Colours,Waterview — paul @ 7:19 am
Yellow

Yellow

Yellow appears to be the colour of choice for railings and bridge structures in our area. Cycleway at Waterview: Howlett Esplanade to the left behind the mangroves, Swanson end of the Waitakere Ranges in the distance.

August 1, 2016

Skyline

Filed under: City,Te Atatu,Theme Day — paul @ 7:07 am
Skyline

Skyline

The City Daily Photo theme for August is “My City’s Skyline”. This is Auckland as seen from Te Atatu Peninsula (Harbourview – Orangihina) on a rainy day.

Find pictures of skylines of cities all over the world by clicking here.

July 31, 2016

Basket Fungus

Filed under: Fungi,Waterview — paul @ 7:03 am
Basket Fungus (Ileodictyon cibarium)

Basket Fungus (Ileodictyon cibarium)

Howlett Esplanade, Waterview – growing in mulch of wood chips.

July 30, 2016

Layered

Filed under: Black and White,Titirangi — paul @ 7:02 am
Layered

Layered

Geology exposed at Jenkins Bay, South Titirangi.

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

July 29, 2016

More Red

Filed under: Colours,Flowers,Waterview — paul @ 7:08 am
Coral Tree (Erythrina sp.)

Coral Tree (Erythrina sp.)

Flower of a Coral tree (Erythrina sp) at Great North Road, Waterview.

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