Autumn landscape beauty. Roxburgh, Central Otago. Yesterday afternoon. New Zealand
Poplar hedge in afternoon sunshine. Ettrick, Central Otago. This afternoon. New Zealand.
Time to Shine
Yesterday in Whisky Gully, Tapanui. West Otago. New Zealand.
Euonymous seedcases, some open with orange seeds. Pretty pink cases. Clear blue sky. Autumn at Moa Flat, 07 April. Large bush growing in roadside verge by a farm paddock. West Otago, New Zealand
Pomahaka River, Park Hill
Pomahaka River at Park Hill Domain off Switzers Road, West Otago. New Zealand. 09 April
Beauty and the Beast
These photos are from an exhausting bush walk we did on Friday 31 March from which I'm still in recovery! As we climbed I spotted many small treasures along the way, most often in the way that light was catching ferns, mosses and foliage to good effect.
During a local walk on 12 March I took photos of anything autumn-y that got my attention. Tapanui, West Otago, New Zealand.
Cute Little Fella
Yesterday a curious tomtit came to check on us while we were enjoying a short walk in the native bush at Black Gully Reserve near Tapanui, West Otago. New Zealand. The tomtit is native, tiny, and in the case of the male bird.. quite colourful. This was a treat.. we don't often see birds in... Continue Reading →
Beauty of Backlit Leaves
Variegated elm foliage. Public garden, Alexandra. Central Otago, New Zealand. 29 January.
Leaf Me Alone
We were returning along a walking track today, I was following behind Nigel. I glanced upward and spotted this bright yellow leaf caught in dense shrubbery, well above head-height. I stopped to take some photos and as I took the first shot Nigel quips, "Leaf me alone!" ... 🙂
Pink Smoke Puffs
Cotinus coggygria. Smoke tree or smoke bush. Just up our street, photos taken 31 January. Tapanui, West Otago, New Zealand.
All on a Sunday
When we visited Alexandra public garden on Sunday, I found the smoke tree foliage beautiful as I gazed at the leaves against the summer blue sky. Alexandra is in Central Otago, New Zealand. Today I was delighted to find a wonderful hoar frost photo taken in Germany, also photographed on Sunday! A battered old sunflower... Continue Reading →