Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Unfolding a look at fronds

A few images of a frond unfolding. It's a work in progress and may come to nothing. There's something very Kiwi about this natural motif. Air NZ carries stylised ferns on its jets.

And while I waited in vain today for kingfishers, flycatchers and gerygones to turn up at my rainforest creek pool this mass of floating leaves caught my eye.


Mosura said...

Very arty photos today. I hadn't realised that was what the air new Zealand logo was based on.

Jenny said...

Lovely unfurling fern photos. Beautiful light!

mick said...

Very nice patterns of ferns - but not quite as beautiful as I remember the silver ferns.

Tyto Tony said...

Mosura: I almost had arty in caption but fear its rhyming companion.

Jenny: Thanks. It's easier getting up with the soft, warm sun these days.

Mick: Nothing beats the silver fern (bar Oz netball), does it?

Denis Wilson said...

Hi Tony

I was expecting a furled tree Fern frond, which has that look of the Shepherd's Crook (my only Kiwi comment, I promise).

I loved the coloured leaves on the pool. People think that evergreen trees do not drop their leaves. No. They lose their leaves all the time - as your photo shows - beautifully.

Duncan said...

beautiful set of photos Tony, you've got a good eye.

Tyto Tony said...

Denis: Ta. Didn't do the leaves full justice. I'll be having another go at them.

Duncan: Too kind. My eye sees what's there. I envy those whose talent uncovers what others couldn't see.

Steve B said...

Excellent images, Tony. Hope the Kingfishers come in for you.

Last straw too much for Double-barred Finch

Townsville Common Cons. Pk, track to Jacana hide, today. Flew off a second later with lighter load.