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A young tree fern looks up to a very old fern in the Yarra State Forest at Warburton, Victoria,Australia.
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Many years ago I painted. Then I realised that I did better at photography than painting – and that has been my medium of expression ever since.

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  • Kevin McGennan
    Kevin McGennanabout 2 years ago

    This is superb Bette. I love the lush feel, the placement of the ferns at top and bottom, and the tall eucalypts in the background in the middle region.

  • Thank you, Kevin.

    – Bette Devine

  • Michael Matthews
    Michael Matthewsabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful Bette .. especially the foreground.

  • Thank you, Michael.

    – Bette Devine

  • Dlouise
    Dlouiseabout 2 years ago

    Great image Bette, such vibrant green foilage, so pretty!

  • Thanks for your lovely comment,Dlouise.

    – Bette Devine

  • Elfriede Fulda
    Elfriede Fuldaabout 2 years ago

    Awesome, love the ferns, depth , lush green excellent work, Bette !

  • Wonderful praise, Elfriede – for which I thank you!

    – Bette Devine

  • trueblvr
    trueblvrabout 2 years ago

    OOOOO !!! marvelous!!

  • Happy that you like it, trueblvr!

    – Bette Devine

  • Fara
    Faraabout 2 years ago

    These Aussie tree ferns are wonderful…………………love them and they are impossible to grow in our cliimate sadly………………Joyce

  • I shall try to post more of them just for you, Joyce! Thank you.

    – Bette Devine

  • lensbaby
    lensbabyabout 2 years ago

    So beautiful and peaceful! Love the feel of richness!

  • A thoughtful comment. Thank you.

    – Bette Devine

  • lorilee
    lorileeabout 2 years ago


  • Thank you, lorilee!

    – Bette Devine

  • Harry Oldmeadow
    Harry Oldmeadowabout 2 years ago

    oooohh, how lovely!

  • Harry! You are back! Thank you.

    – Bette Devine

  • Fran53
    Fran53about 2 years ago

    This is a lovely photo Bette – it looks so peaceful in there.

  • Thank you for your very nice comment, Fran.

    – Bette Devine

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