Blog 15-Auckland Tour 3- Botanical BW - marcmandy

Auckland Tour 3- Botanical BW

Once more from the Domain Wintergardens before we move on: Plants also bring out the black and white in me. Contrast, shadows, and lines virtually demand b+w.

The spikes on this one fascinated me. 

Cacti are very good subjects as well. I’ve not seen a cactus quite like this little one.

Some shots also stand up to both color and b+w as this fern shot exemplifies. The original image had a background that was more in focus than I wanted, so I did a little work on the image to bring out the fern. 

I can’t decide whether I like this or the color one that I posted last time better.

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