Category Archives: Forest

Mono trunks…

At a time when spring is in full swing the colours are the most obvious thing one sees but as soon as dusk begins to fall on the land all colours turn to grey…

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Steel hand rails…

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Elm at night

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Peppermint gum in the gorge…

Peppermint Gum a eucalyptus tree in the Cataract Gorge

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Bristly Cottonheads…

Bristly-Cottonheads

When these fluffy yellow fellows the Bristly Cottonheads pop up in clumps throughout clearings in the Jarrah forest its a sure sign the spring is here even though the heavy rain and the thermometer would indicate otherwise…

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Rose Orange Forest…

Orange forest a very smokey sunset

Olympus EM-5 full spectrum converted.

If anyone tries to convince another that total knee replacements are painless its an absolute lie it hurts like hell I’m doing the exercises and tonight I walked a km. The twenty something physio said the more exercise you do the less pain you will have thats a lie to, besides what the heck would she know! Rant over…

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A Japanese Garden in the West Australian Bush!

A Japanese Garden in the West Australian Bush!

 

Canon 5D ƒ11 1/60s ISO 100 Voigtlander 40mm lens

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Xanthorea and a stormy sky

Xanthorea and a stormy sky lens baby baby!

 

Canon 5D converted to IR ƒ/8 1/160 ISO400

On of the most noticeable features of the Western Australian bush is the Xanthorea or grass tree also called a black boy because of its black burnt trunk. This is a Xanthorea flower spike which they seem to shoot out every few years much to the delight of every nectar loving creature.

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South West in the Mahogany Creek forest…

South west quarter of Mahogany Creek forest

Canon 4D IR ƒ/11 1/160s ISO160 Voigtlander 40mm

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Towards a fading sun…

Towards-a-fading-sun 10 minutes later

Sigma DP2 Merrrill.

I shot several versions of this quickly as the light was fading. This was shot in monochrome with a Yellow filter to try and extract a bit of detail from the sky. It didn’t work! so I toned it in Topaz restyle for dramatic effect…

 

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