Readers' photos: Treasure

Last updated 16:11 09/11/2012

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What a treasure trove of goodies our readers have sent in.

Treasure was the theme for this week, and it threw up some interesting ideas about treasure means to different people.

Tracey Hill snapped a photo of coins dropped half way up Plimmer Steps. She re-arranged them and took a snap.  Tracey said she like effect of the flash bouncing off the coins, even though they are not quite in focus.

Jewellery is oftem considered a treasure. Adriana Weber made a simple necklace the star a photo reminscient of early Hollywood opulence.

 Hans Weston snapped a gem of a different sort. This tiny blue elephant, trunk pointed up denoting good luck, was spotted in Newtown.

Meanwhile Dan Smith stepped outside the box in showing that history is treasured item. His snap of a shoreline plaque on the corner of Willis St and Lambton Quay serves to remind us that treasure can be more than sparkly objects worth vast amounts of money.

Keep your photos coming.  It's great to see Wellington through the eyes of our readers.

Don't forget, the readers' photo gallerys are being sponsored by Even Cinemas and Photography Woolf.

Each month we will select the best from that month's galleries, and readers will then votes for which of those they like the most.

The winner will receive an Event Cinemas double pass. Each winner will then be eligible to win the Grand Prize - their photo reproduced by Photography by Wolf.

Each week we want you to send in your photos on a set theme. A selection of these will be published on on Fridays.

The best photo or photos from each themed gallery will be selected for a "best of" gallery, which will be posted online on the last Friday of each month.

Readers will then be able to vote for their favourite image. The winner will receive an Events Cinema pass and will go in the draw for the grand prize, their photo reproduced by Photography by Woolf.

The next themes:

November 15 - Making music

November 22 - Hills and valleys.

Send your imags to or post to our Facebook page.

The Wellingtonian does not have an Instagram account, so Instagram photo must be emaile to us as jpegs or posted to our Facebook page.

Do not forget to include your name and some background information about the image.

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