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The Cazneaux Tree (HDR) , Flinders Ranges, South Australia by Adrian Paul
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Cazneaux’s Tree, near Wilpena Pound, is named after photographer Harold Cazneaux whose photograph of the tree in 1937 ‘Spirit of Endurance’ won international acclaim.

The tree is an important local landmark in the Flinders Ranges, photographed and painted by many visitors. Nominated to the Trust’s Significant Tree Register because of its outstanding aesthetic beauty.

Today this famous tree, known simply as the Cazneaux Tree. ‘The Spirit of Australia’ is now proudly displayed on every Qantas plane.

Camera – Nikon D80; Lens – Tamron 28 -300 VC

Three bracketed images processed in Photomatix Pro, with finishing touches in Photoshop Elements 6.0

FEATURED IN HDR PHOTOGRAPHY

FEATURED IN SOUTH WEST ART & PHOTOGRAPHY

FEATURED IN TWEED TO TAREE

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cazneaux, tree hdr, flinders ranges, south australia, wilpena

I am a retired secondary school English teacher and live in Coffs Harbour (NSW) Australia.

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Comments

  • shortshooter-Al
    shortshooter-Alover 3 years ago

    Great work Adrian. It’s a fave for me for sure.

  • Thanks mate and thanks also for adding it to your favourites.

    – Adrian Paul

  • Adrian Kent
    Adrian Kentover 3 years ago

    Crikey, you could live amongst the roots of that tree!! Amazing, namesake!

  • Sure could. You’d just have to worry about the drop bears. LOL. Thanks namesake.

    – Adrian Paul

  • Clive S
    Clive Sover 3 years ago

    Thank you for sharing your artwork with the Photomatix HDR Group!

  • Thank you for accepting it and also for featuring the work Clive.

    – Adrian Paul

  • Elaine Teague
    Elaine Teagueover 3 years ago

    A fabulous capture and HDR treatment Adrian. Interesting write up too. Thanks for that.

  • Nice to hear from you Elaine. Thank you for your comment. I appreciate it.

    – Adrian Paul

  • vaggypar
    vaggyparover 3 years ago

    Lovely Work.!!

  • Thank you both for your comment and also for adding this to your favourites.

    – Adrian Paul

  • oXiDe
    oXiDeover 3 years ago

    Nice photo Adrian :) It reminds me from when I was living in the bush!

  • Thank you oXiDe. Where did you live?

    – Adrian Paul

  • Philip Johnson
    Philip Johnsonover 3 years ago

  • oXiDe
    oXiDeover 3 years ago

    Adrian,

    I was actually living in central Queensland, agnes water to be exact, very nice place..

  • Now there is another beautiful little corner of Australia – quite different to this though.

    – Adrian Paul

  • Phil Woodman
    Phil Woodmanover 3 years ago

    Excellent HDR treatment.

  • Thank you Phil. Sometimes I get it right!

    – Adrian Paul

  • Adrian Kent
    Adrian Kentover 3 years ago

  • Wow! This is a wonderful surprise. Thanks namesake/

    – Adrian Paul

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