July 13, 2015 … diverse and random images

It was a scattergun kind of day.


What is it that makes so many of us suckers for roses?

I pointed my camera at a strange variety of  subjects. Conveniently at hand was a bunch of birthday roses, so here is one of them.


In the Hutt River estuary

At Hikoikoi, the heron was nowhere to be seen, but the water was very still and I wanted to get low down and look across the water to various objects on the sandbank.


Mist and no wind mean that the clouds linger.

On the Esplanade, at Petone, the misty character of the day was worth having a look at. Matiu/Somes was the most substantial item in the landscape.


Lichen – variety unknown to me

When I returned home, I spotted a piece of driftwood in the garden. Mary collects these sort of things. It had some moss and lichen on it so I decided to exercise the macro lens, This little piece of lichen is approximately 20mm from side to side.

That’s enough until tomorrow.




About wysiwygpurple

Retirement suits me well. I spend much of my time out making pictures, or at home organizing and refining my pictures. This blog provides me with a platform from which I can indulge my passion for improving my photography and at the same time analyze my thoughts about what I have seen, where I have been and what is happening in my life. My images set out to be honest, but that does not mean I have not adjusted them. I use software to display what I saw though the viewfinder to best advantage. My preference is for landscape and nature, and is mostly centred around my hometown of Wellington, New Zealand.
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One Response to July 13, 2015 … diverse and random images

  1. John Titchener says:

    Yes, I guess some of us are suckers, but for myself, I’m more a “smeller” of roses…

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