""This is not the age of reason, this is the age of flummery, and the day of the devious approach. Reason’s gone into the backrooms where it works to devise means by which people can be induced to emote in the desired direction." John Wyndham, The Trouble With Lichen, 1960

Port Fairy, Victoria (Australia), June 2010
Camera: Canon 450D, 17-85mm lens

  • Featured in Newfangled, Nonedited Photography – June 2010


blur, fleur de lis, lichen, moss, white

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  • Bobby Dar
    Bobby Darabout 4 years ago

    wat a rare shot

  • Thank you :)

    – Christine Oakley

  • BCallahan
    BCallahanabout 4 years ago

    that is so cool, trish… love the cracking paint, and the moss growing on the metal…. very interesting!!! hug, my dear friend… b

  • Thanks Barb :)

    – Christine Oakley

  • Kim  Calvert
    Kim Calvertabout 4 years ago

    I love lichen, it is so cool the way it grows and shapes..great shot.

  • With many thanks Kim :)

    – Christine Oakley

  • Fred Mitchell
    Fred Mitchellabout 4 years ago

    Well seen and presented.

  • Thanks FM :)

    – Christine Oakley

  • Soxy Fleming
    Soxy Flemingabout 4 years ago

    I read The trouble with Lichen when I was about 13…..

  • Likewise and have re-read a few times – an interesting “what if”…

    – Christine Oakley

  • L.D. Bonner
    L.D. Bonnerabout 4 years ago

    Very nice Fleur-de-lis!

  • Andrew Bradsworth
    Andrew Bradsworthabout 4 years ago

    Lovely capture Christine

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageabout 4 years ago

  • mscornwall
    mscornwallover 3 years ago

    great capture :) xxx

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