Just a simple shot of the local cows grazing on the reserve area alongside the Paterson River at Paterson NSW Australia.

Paterson is a small country town settled amidst mountains on the Paterson River which has its source in Barrington Tops to the north. The main road and trainline twist through this village which is located 175 km north of Sydney and 18 km north of Maitland.

The green of the paddock indicates the plentiful rain that the area has enjoyed of late however the debri along the river also indicates the height the river rose to during the wet weather. The old house confirms us of the changing times of even this sleepy, historical town and how many have moved on. It also reminds us of those who settled these towns, often travelling by river or horseback to areas remote and wild.

I love the challenge of capturing what I see, admire and love. To share it with you is an added bonus. Photography to me is recording history. Please explore my galleries and enjoy♥

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  • Carol  Lewsley
    Carol Lewsleyover 6 years ago

    lovely photo love is that an old shearing shed

  • Cazz I couldn’t find any history of the old shack although on this far end there is a huge corrigated iron door – I need to go back on a Sunday when the museum is open and then I can find out more

    – Bev Woodman

  • budrfli
    budrfliover 6 years ago

    nice find

  • Thank you for commenting

    – Bev Woodman

  • PPV247
    PPV247over 6 years ago

    Great find and capture Bev

  • We had a drive to Seaham, almost to Dungog (but the sign said “dam closed” – damn) so we turned around and came home through Paterson – found some treasures along the way.

    – Bev Woodman

  • Raquel O'Neill
    Raquel O'Neillover 6 years ago

    Lovely old shearing shed Bev, well spotted.

  • Thanks Raquel – Paterson luckily is proud to preserve a lot of their buildings, even the old timber ones, so I was pleased we stopped by

    – Bev Woodman

  • Ginger  Barritt
    Ginger Barrittover 6 years ago

    Simple and simply beautiful!

  • Thank you – there is nothing more tranquil than cows grazing in a sunny paddock – I thought it worthy of a shot.

    – Bev Woodman

  • Katewah
    Katewahover 6 years ago

    This is a lovely shot, Bev. Really peaceful and Aussie.

  • Thanks Kate for the comment and so pleased you liked it.

    – Bev Woodman

  • ctheworld
    ctheworldover 4 years ago

  • Thank you sincerely for the feature of this image in the group … it is always an amazing feeling♥

    – Bev Woodman

  • inkedsandra
    inkedsandraover 4 years ago

    Wonderful,love the old barn.

  • Thanks Sandra … this is a small rural community not too far from home … I actually had this image blown up and framed and it looks great on the wall at home♥

    – Bev Woodman

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGover 4 years ago

    Congratulations! Your photo has been featured in “A Little Bit Country”

    This photo was chosen because it was of a very high quality and it captured exactly the sort of work we are looking for in this group.

    Please keep up the great work and we hope you continue to add more of your excellent photographs to this group.

  • Thanks heaps for the feature of this image … I really do appreciate it!

    – Bev Woodman

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