It is storm season at the moment in my corner of the world. The original tree was leaning over the cabin roof. Today, the stringy bark gum tree became next winter’s log pile for the fireplace.

Canon EOS 400D
f5.6, 1/50 sec, ISO 250, focal length 41mm


timber, wood, logs, firewood, pile, stack, stringy, bark, gum, tree, queensland

Hi, my name is Robyn J. Blackford. I am a retired nurse who loves photography, pyrography and writing. I live with my husband in the rainforest of Tallebudgera Valley in Queensland, Australia.

All my photos are what I see through the lens.

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  • Monica M. Scanlan
    Monica M. Scanlanalmost 3 years ago

    Wonderful work!!

  • Thank you so much Monica. I feel honoured to get this feature. Robyn :)

    – aussiebushstick

  • Jean Gregory  Evans
    Jean Gregory ...almost 3 years ago

    Awesome to see the rings! I’ve never seen a woodpile of gum tree! Just love this photo!

  • Thank you very much Jean for your kind words. I really appreciate the comment. Robyn :)

    – aussiebushstick

  • john forrant
    john forrantalmost 3 years ago

    Was Abe Lincoln here? LOL Great shot

  • LOL…So glad you like this shot John. Robyn :)

    – aussiebushstick

  • jeanlphotos
    jeanlphotosalmost 3 years ago

    Congrats on your feature..You will be warm next winter…

  • Thanks for your congrats Jean. I appreciate it. Yes, there is about $300 worth of cut wood there, and it does get very cold up here in the mountains. Robyn :)

    – aussiebushstick

  • Deborah Lazarus
    Deborah Lazarusalmost 3 years ago

    Wonderful work !!! Bravo!!!
    Your host, Deb
    November 21, 2011

  • Thank you SO MUCH Deb, I really appreciate your lovely comment and the feature. Robyn :)

    – aussiebushstick

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