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Canon 450D (Canon lens 18-55mm)
Taken in my backyard in Bridgetown, Western Australia.
3 bracketed exposures and HDR processed in Photomatix.
The wattle flowers in winter and spring in Australia and is particularly spectacular in my hometown. Wattles belong to the genus Acacia, in the Mimosa family.

More of my Australian Natives Photography
More of my Trees Photography

Blooms – 21 February 2011

“This here’s the wattle, the emblem of our land. You can stick it in a bottle, you can hold it in your hand. Amen!” – Monty Python

If you like this image check out my Australian Native Flora and Trees calendar, which has 11 other delightful images.

Thank you for looking at my work. I use a Canon 450D and 7D with Canon and Tamron lenses. Some of my work is manipulated in software, often using textures and sometimes blending with 2 or more images.

My other sites:
Fine Art America
Tees and Things
Just Cards
Belle Cards

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  • Catherine Hamilton-Veal  ©
    Catherine Hami...over 5 years ago

    this is really lovely Elaine.x

  • Thanks Catherine. The wattles are really coming into their own right now and will be spectacular in the next few days.

    – Elaine Teague

  • Sue Martin
    Sue Martinover 5 years ago

    Gorgeous Elaine and I had never heard of the Monty Python quote before.. made me smile (laughing hurts right now) xx

  • Elaine Teague
    Elaine Teagueover 5 years ago

    Hi Sue – hope you’ll be alright in a week or so. Thanks for your comment.

  • CJTill
    CJTillover 5 years ago

    Excellent picture Elaine.

  • Thanks Colin.

    – Elaine Teague

  • Tibby Steedly
    Tibby Steedlyover 5 years ago

    This is so beautiful, Elaine. I LOVE the Monty Python quote too!

  • Thank you Tibby. Your comment much appreciated.

    – Elaine Teague

  • Jacky Parker
    Jacky Parkerover 5 years ago

    What a beautiful tree – lovely capture :D

  • Thanks Jacky. Glad you like it.

    – Elaine Teague

  • DonDavisUK
    DonDavisUKover 5 years ago


  • Thanks Don.

    – Elaine Teague

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...over 5 years ago

    beautiful capture

  • Many thanks Kathy.

    – Elaine Teague

  • wildone
    wildonealmost 5 years ago


  • Thank you.

    – Elaine Teague

  • Bob Culshaw
    Bob Culshawover 4 years ago

    Lovely work Elaine.

    Thank you for sharing your work with the Photomatix HDR Group. This wonderful example of a Photomatix-processed image has been accepted into the Group!

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