Monday, 24 September 2012

Tiritiri Matangi

Last week I mentioned that I was working on a new painting and I can now proudly say it is finished. I was inspired from my photos I had taken on a excursion to Tiritiri Matangi Island last year. 

Tiritiri Matangi is situated just north of Auckland, you have take a ferry to get there. It is a wildlife sanctuary and visitors come here to explore the island and to admire the wonderful bird life. I was totally captivated by the birds and wanted to photograph there beauty. But as you can imagine birds don’t stay in the one place for long, so photographing them does require a bit of patience. Dotted around the island there are a few bird feeding stations, it is here you get a chance to get a few images. 


  1. Beautiful painting,well done.

  2. Kirily lovely post, thanks for showing your inspirations for this beautiful painting.

  3. Beautiful! I suspected that I might see flowers. :) Love the colors.

    1. Yes Lori I can't get away from flowers. I love them too much!

  4. Thank you all for your lovely comments on my painting.

  5. Hi Kirily, I just discovered your blog. It's lovely.