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Beaufoy Merlin lookout, Hill End overlooking the Turon valley.
In 1871 photographer Beaufoy Merlin was commissioned by wealthy mine owner,Bernard Holtermann, to photograph Hill End at the peak of it’s prosperity.

Hill End NSW Australia

Nikon D700
24-70 f2.8 lens

Featured in National Parks of the World & Great Parks Of The World


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  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonover 3 years ago

  • Thanks again Ann.

    – GailD

  • Sharon Kavanagh
    Sharon Kavanaghover 3 years ago

    Oh wow, this is just gorgeous!!!!

  • Thank you so much Sharon.

    – GailD

  • Thanks for the fave too Sharon.

    – GailD

  • John Vandeven
    John Vandevenover 3 years ago

    Superb morning shot Gail….Love the golden glow and the fog in the valley…

  • Thanks John. It is a magic place to visit.

    – GailD

  • Dianne English
    Dianne Englishover 3 years ago

    You’ve captured that golden sun so well Gail, :))

  • Thanks Di. It worked!! Yay.

    – GailD

  • Phil Thomson IPA
    Phil Thomson IPAover 3 years ago

    A Glorious spot, superb image, and beautiful way to start the day, Gail!!!

  • It is a great way to start the day isn’t it. Thanks Phil.

    – GailD

  • Jadon
    Jadonover 3 years ago

    A winner here Gail…

  • I’m pleased with how it turned out Jason. Thanks & for the fave.

    – GailD

  • John44
    John44over 3 years ago

    So lovely ..

    Great movement and energy in this photo Gai !

  • Thanks John. Appreciate you dropping by.

    – GailD

  • Kofoed
    Kofoedover 3 years ago

    Beautiful, Gail. Wonderful vibrant colours.

  • A beautiful place to visit Keld . Thanks.

    – GailD

  • robpower
    robpowerover 3 years ago

    a magicall y morning image Gail, love the sunlight and the fog in the valley

  • It was magic from the lookout looking down on the fog in the valley. Thanks Rob.

    – GailD

  • Gregory Hale
    Gregory Haleover 3 years ago

    Stunning image….congrats Gail

  • Thanks so much Gregory.

    – GailD

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