View from Wirra Wirra Road, Southern Barossa Valley, South Australia.
In times of drought the mighty river gums sacrifice their branches, creating this iconic imagery of the Australian bush.
Featured in: Stunning Scenery “Favourites”


sacrifice, dead branch, gum, outback, australia, rural, summer, dry, drought, eucalypt, tree, bush, wirra wirra road, barossa valley, south australia, river gum, red gum, ben loveday

Ben Loveday is a photographic artist based in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia, with a focus on landscape, urban and conceptual photography.
Images are owned and © copyrighted by Benjamin Loveday. Use without permission is prohibited by law. All rights reserved.

View Full Profile


  • Michaela1991
    Michaela1991over 3 years ago

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELover 2 years ago

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGover 2 years ago

  • Thanks Graham!

    – Ben Loveday

  • Glenn Cecero
    Glenn Ceceroover 2 years ago

    Wonderful Image! Congratulations on your feature!

  • thanks Glenn

    – Ben Loveday

  • David  Hughes
    David Hughesover 2 years ago

    Great capture! Congrats to your new feature. David:)

  • thanks David

    – Ben Loveday

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGover 2 years ago

    This photo is eligible to be entered into the $20 challenge for January 2012 in the group ‘Stunning Scenery ‘Favorites’. Good luck!

  • marilyn diaz
    marilyn diazabout 2 years ago

    Just beautiful. Love this one.

  • Thanks Marilyn. This shot was taken some time ago at the end of the drought. If I shot the same scene today, you wouldn’t recognise it. Its about 3 feet under verdent grass with big fat cows and vineyards.

    – Ben Loveday

  • marilyn diaz
    marilyn diazabout 2 years ago

    That’s the beauty of picture taking. Perserving the past. Love it.

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 1 year ago

    Nice capture

desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait