Inside the greenhouses of the Wintergarden in Auckland, there is always colour and warmth. Photo: Su Leslie, 2013.
It rained again overnight, and although there is some blue in the sky this morning, the Met Service is predicting heavy showers, hail and (for Auckland) low temperatures. So another grey day then — which makes Ailsa’s travel theme of “purple” very welcome. If I can’t find colour in the living world today, I can vicariously enjoy my favourite colour in photography.
I’m used to golden skies from my office window, so this took me by surprise. Photo: Su Leslie, 2014
The Wintergarden, Auckland War Memorial Museum. Photo: Su Leslie 2013
And of course reality can always be modified to visualise an interior landscape. These sculptures have both appeared in my dreams lately, and playing with photo-editing apps has allowed me to externalise, and understand those dream landscapes.
Antony Gormley, ‘The Angel of the North’. Photo: Su Leslie, 2013.
Ramon Robertson,’ Void.’ Photo: Su Leslie, 2014
If you’d like to see Aisla’s wonderful purple images, visit Where’s my Backpack. Here are some other bloggers’ interpretations of the challenge that I’ve enjoyed: