garden sculpture, Flaxmere Garden, New Zealand by johnrf

garden sculpture, Flaxmere Garden, New Zealand by 

One of a number of very well made and beautiful metal sculptures located in Penny Zino’s Flaxmere Garden on the South Island of New Zealand. Seen during a garden tour in November 2010.
Flaxmere has been made a Garden of National Significance by the New Zealand Garden Trust, which is affiliated to the Royal Institute of Horticulture. Flaxmere is situated on the Lake Summer Road 10 kilometers from the local village of Hawarden in North Canterbury near Christchurch.
Taken using my Olympus E3 with a 14-54mm zoom lens.
This image is featured in the: “A Garden somewhere..” and the
" Garden Sculptures and Ornaments"; and the " All Glorious Gardens" Groups.
Viewed 1486 times as at July 24, 2013.

Keen long term member of the Pakenham Camera Club located in Victoria, Australia; and I specialise in landscape, travel, garden and outdoor photography generally.
I use only Olympus SLR;s and DSLR’s and I process my images using Apple computers and mainly Apple software..

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  • gingermegs
    gingermegsover 4 years ago

    Lovely capture. Missed this one!!

  • johnrf
    johnrfover 4 years ago

    We met the rather exotic female artist who made these sculptures which were displayed throughout the lovely garden. Very, very clever workmanship.

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGover 4 years ago

    Congratulations! Your photo has been featured in “A Garden somewhere….."

    This photo was chosen because it was of a very high quality and it captured exactly the sort of work we are looking for in this group.

    Please keep up the great work and we hope you continue to add more of your excellent photographs to this group.

  • Thank you very much PhortosByG.
    i enjoy your excellent group. jrf

    – johnrf

  • JaninesWorld
    JaninesWorldover 4 years ago

  • johnrf
    johnrfover 4 years ago

    Thank you Janine. You have made my day. JRF

  • Marilyn Cornwell
    Marilyn Cornwellover 3 years ago

    Congratulations! You’ve been featured in Topiary and Whimsy Features, November 20, 2011!

  • Hello today Marilyn.Thanks once again.
    My wife has just had a comprehensive tour of the North and South Islands, this time with her sister, and I picked her up from the plane yesterday. We now hope to return next autumn and do an extensive photographic holiday through the South Island,

    – johnrf

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageover 3 years ago

    congratulations for your feature in the All Glorious Gardens group !!!
    my best, francis.

  • hi francis. thanks for your kind thoughts. Jrf

    – johnrf

  • Gabrielle  Lees
    Gabrielle Leesabout 3 years ago

    Love this too! :)

    Gabe :)

  • Thanks Gabrielle

    – johnrf

  • biddumy
    biddumyover 2 years ago


  • Hello biddumy. Thank you very much for your feature of my image.

    – johnrf

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