The Beauty of Drive-In Dry Cleaning

02/09/2011 at 11:32 pm

Whangarei - Travelling Light

Sadly, most drive-ins turn out to be mere drive-bys. I am still waiting for a version where I don’t have to leave the car at all. Same applies to supermarkets and gyms, by the way.

Another masterpiece by Travelling Light, and it most definitely won’t be the last.

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Photo © 2011 Travelling Light. Original here.

The Beauty of Wellington’s Backs

18/08/2011 at 9:11 am

Boulcott St from Bridge - Caroline Glass

Our reader Caroline Glass contributed this visual symphony of 3 bicycles, an unspecified number of cars and heaps of concrete. Thanksalotta, Caroline! Another victim member of our steadily growing “Nest-besmircher Network”.

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Photo © 2011 Caroline Glass.

The Beauty of Nelson

20/11/2010 at 5:50 am

Nelson Central Post Office Building - Murray Neill

On his very elegant website, Murray Neill offers an antidote to us: it could be also described as “Beautiful New Zealand.com”.

The photo above is from a cool series of aerial shots, taken with a kite. But even all this talent and technical equipment can’t turn Nelson’s infamous Central Post Office / City Council building into a beauty queen. Good for us! :)

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Photo © 2010 Murray Neill. Original here.

The Beauty of Foggy Mornings

19/11/2010 at 2:12 am

Foggy morning in Hamilton - Verity W

The plot thickens! Another day, another mall, another city inferno. This time captured by the magnificent Verity W.

Who can find this on Google Maps?

Photo © 2010 Verity W. Original here.

The Beauty of Centre City

18/11/2010 at 12:37 pm

Ugliest waterfront building - mitchyyyyy

The Centre City Shopping Centre… – Centre? Centre! Fo’ shizzle! – in New Plymouth features a groovy little home-made slide-show-style movie on its groovy website. Not too surprisingly, they don’t feature many exterior shots of their clever little concrete construction accentuating the coast line.

A superb contribution by mitchyyyyy. Mitchyyyyy? Mitchyyyyy! Fo’ shizzle! Dizzle Bizzle!

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Photo © 2010 mitchyyyyy. Original here.

More of Invercargill’s Beauty

09/06/2010 at 10:11 am

More Invercargill Extravaganza - Ralf

This one is not only incredibly great, it would be also a strong candidate for Martin Parr’s book “Boring Postcards”. Well, or at least for its swedish web predecessor, Retroglobe. Well, or at least for the pale rip-off of them both… – us.

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The Beauty of Aliens. In Garages.

29/05/2010 at 11:50 pm

Aliens - Ralf

This explains sooooooooo much! If not everything.

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The Beauty of Lube

14/03/2009 at 8:32 pm

Lube While You Wait - Ralf

One of these random shots out of the driving car, just because the ride is so boring (and slow. And boring. And slow…). But see, the violated typography, art, law, lube and showers offer their own narrational possibilities.

Parking In South Dunedin

26/01/2009 at 8:06 pm

Car Chain - Scott Savage

Parking in South Dunedin - Scott Savage

Parking spaces in dire shortage in South Dunedin.

Photos © 2009 Scott Savage