The Night Watch by Colleen Milburn

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Title taken from Gwen Harwood’s poem ‘The Night Watch’.

Who can make sense of pain with stars and clouds obscured in a near-but-never darkness.

Canon 50D
50mm prime lens
1/3200 sec
ISO 400
Post-processed in Photoshop CS4


colleen milburn, ceeveem, rose, flower, nature, dark, blue, white, green, lomo, retro, lomography, darkness, garden, philosophical

I am an Australian photographer and digital artist.

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  • Norma-jean Morrison
    Norma-jean Mor...almost 3 years ago

    so beautiful, and serene and perfect, all love n.j.

  • …. just like your response – thanks so much, Norma :))

    – Colleen Milburn

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenalmost 3 years ago


  • I’m happy you think so, Carol – thank you :))

    – Colleen Milburn

  • Maree Cardinale
    Maree Cardinalealmost 3 years ago

    Absolutely love the unusual colouring in this.

  • Thanks, Ree :))

    – Colleen Milburn

  • Arcadia Tempest
    Arcadia Tempestalmost 3 years ago

    Oh to have this beauty in the vase I would create to hold such lime delight ….

  • Oh, I would love to see that vase, sweetie – thank you for your beautiful words :))

    – Colleen Milburn

    JUSTARTalmost 3 years ago

    beautiful work

  • Thanks, sweetie :)

    – Colleen Milburn

  • mom23girls
    mom23girlsalmost 3 years ago


  • Thank you!

    – Colleen Milburn

  • Mel Brackstone
    Mel Brackstonealmost 3 years ago

    Eerie image, Colleen! Beaut work!

  • Eerie? Hmmm… I never thought of it as eerie. Interesting… I’m glad you like it, Mel :))

    – Colleen Milburn

  • vampvamp
    vampvampalmost 3 years ago

  • Thanks so much, V V! :))

    – Colleen Milburn

  • Ingz
    Ingzalmost 3 years ago

    wow! absolutely stunning Colleen xxx love the colour xxx

  • Thank you so much, my friend – I truly appreciate your kinds words :))) xox

    – Colleen Milburn

  • lucycat
    lucycatalmost 3 years ago


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