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Ploughing the Field at Churchill Island by Christine Smith
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FEATURED in Country Victoria June 2010
FEATURED in Australia-from the Outback to the Coast 11-07-2010
FEATURED in HDR Photography 12-01-2011
FEATURED in Country Bumpkin 09-02-2011
FEATURED in This, That and the Other Thing 07-05-2011
FEATURED in Everything Old a New Treasure 20-03-2014
CHALLENGE WINNER in the Down on the Farm – Down on the Farm RB voucher Challenge 17-03-2011
CHALLENGE WINNER in the Country Bumpkin – Farmer in the Dell Challenge 30-06-2011
CHALLENGE WINNER in the Everything Old a New Treasure – Antique Farm Equipment Challenge 19-02-2014
TOP TEN FINALIST in the This, That and the Other Thing – Work, A Four Letter Word Challenge 16-05-2011
TOP TEN FINALIST in the Absolute Clarity – Horses Challenge 16-07-2012

Camera: Canon EOS 400D, Lens: @ 75mm, ISO: 100, Aperture: f11, Shutter: 1/50

Churchill Island Heritage Farm is just off the coast of Phillip Island. It is an important place in the history of settlement in Victoria, as it is the site of the first European agricultural pursuits in the state and has been farmed since the 1850’s. In 1872 Churchill Island was purchased by Samuel Amoss, a former Mayor of Melbourne. The island is only 57 hectares and is now open to the public as an historic working farm.

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churchill island, victoria, horses, ploughing, farms

Photography been a longtime hobby that has now become an obsessive passion. I am fairly eclectic in my choice of subjects, and try to see beauty in most things. Thank you for dropping by my site and I welcome any feedback and tips.

Christine’s images have had:
793 Features & 41 Challenge Wins

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Comments

  • Diana-Lee Saville
    Diana-Lee Savilleabout 4 years ago


    Beautiful work :))

  • Thanks for the comment and for featuring this photo.

    – Christine Smith

  • Sherrill Meredith
    Sherrill Meredithabout 4 years ago

    This is a great capture Christine, love the contrasting light, and the feel of it all..

  • Mieke Boynton
    Mieke Boyntonabout 4 years ago

    Congratulations! You have been featured in “Australia – from the Outback to the Coast”.

    Your photograph demonstrates the high quality of photography we are seeking in our group, and portrays the beauty of our wonderful country. We hope you continue to submit photographs of this outstanding quality to our group.

  • Thank you for the feature Mieke. I’m really excited to be selected.

    – Christine Smith

  • shortshooter-Al
    shortshooter-Alabout 4 years ago

    A great shot of this guy doing it the hard way.

  • Thanks Al. I’m sure that todays farmers are pleased they don’t have to do it like this any more.

    – Christine Smith

  • Clare Colins
    Clare Colinsabout 4 years ago

    Great shot…congratulations!

  • Thanks Clare.

    – Christine Smith

  • Rosehaven
    Rosehavenalmost 4 years ago

    A glorious capture of a wonderful scene ,your work is magnificent

  • Thank you so much for the lovely comment. It’s much appreciated.

    – Christine Smith

  • Aaron Campbell
    Aaron Campbellalmost 4 years ago

    Wonderful capture and processing!
    Congrats on the feature..

  • Thank you very much.

    – Christine Smith

  • Donna Macarone
    Donna Macaronealmost 4 years ago

    Brilliant

  • Thanks yet again for the comment and the fave.

    – Christine Smith

  • wolfepaw
    wolfepawover 3 years ago

  • Thank you very much.

    – Christine Smith

  • Kathy Baccari
    Kathy Baccariover 3 years ago

  • Thanks Kathy.

    – Christine Smith

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