Taken on a RB outing this year at the Broadway Museum Junee NSw Australia

Nikon D700
Nikkor 24-70 f2.8 lens
ISO 800

Hdr. 5 single raw images into Photomatix @ 1/3 ev.
Hand held.


gail, douglas junee, museum, washing, baskets, washboard

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  • George Petrovsky
    George Petrovskyalmost 2 years ago

    Aah – the old tub & washboard method! We had both back in the olden days…then, clothes wrung out by hand, into the basket, then go and hang the clothes using sturdy wooden pegs, then hoist up the pole in the middle of the washing line….. Crikey, that makes me feel really old! A great memorabilia image, Gail, expertly processed and presented! :)george

  • We used the copper. Had a standalone wringer on the side of the cement laundry tubs. Into the cane basket & off to the same lines as you mention.
    Gosh. We must both be old.
    Thanks for the comments & fave.

    – GailD

  • Rosalie Dale
    Rosalie Dalealmost 2 years ago

    Great piece of nostalgia Gail, well taken and processed. Love the tones – certainly suits the era. And yes, I also remember the washboard, Sunlight soap, hand wringing, clothes prop (complete with resident redback spider!) etc … a bit telling!!

  • We’re all getting old. Thanks Rosalie for the comments.

    – GailD

  • Rosie Appleton
    Rosie Appletonalmost 2 years ago

    Glad we don’t have to do it like that any more!! Lovely image Gail :)

  • There wouldn’t be much time for photographing if we lived like the ‘old days’. Thanks Rosie.

    – GailD

  • Marvin Collins
    Marvin Collinsalmost 2 years ago

    Yep, I remember my mom washing clothes using this method, sure glad we don’t do that anymore. Great find Gail

  • All showing our age Marvin. lol. Thanks for the comments.

    – GailD

  • debsphotos
  • Thanks Deb.

    – GailD

  • Karen E Camilleri
    Karen E Camillerialmost 2 years ago

    Nice work indeed Gail !!

  • Thank you Karen & for the fave.

    – GailD

  • Fledermaus
    Fledermausalmost 2 years ago

    that’s fantastic !!! love how each subject compliments each other and the effects you put on it is the finishing touch! amazing work!!

  • Thanks so much & thank you for the fave.

    – GailD

  • Victoria Jostes
    Victoria Jostesalmost 2 years ago

    superb tone in this terrific capture!

  • debsphotos
    debsphotosalmost 2 years ago

    Thank goodness for the automatic!! lol…great to see …and not have to use…Gail! *-)

  • Yes. It would be hard to go back to this. Thanks Deb.

    – GailD

  • photosbytony
    photosbytonyalmost 2 years ago

    Great still life, love the tones ! tony

  • Thank you Tony. Appreciate.

    – GailD

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