An autumn afternoon in the forest by georgieboy98

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The beautiful light of the afternoon sun filtering through the trees has cast a lovely warming glow over the entire scene. We were in the Tingle forest at Walpole, in the south west of Western Australia some 450+ kms from Perth. The trees are mostly red Tingles which are only found in this area of our state. They grow nowhere else in the world. Interspersed with them are a few Karri and one or two Jarrah trees – the Karri being the world’s third tallest growing tree. This particular section of the forest is away from the main areas of public interest and, as a result, doesn’t get very many visitors other than those who choose to stay at the nearby B&B. We were pointed towards it by the skipper of a local river cruise boat we had been on that morning.
Camera Sony DSC R1 with nd filter
f5.6 at 1/100th
hand held


  • Wanda Raines
    Wanda Rainesover 5 years ago

    Very beautiful place. Lovely capture.

  • Hi Wanda and very many thanks for the visit and lovely comment. So glad you like this one. Peter

    – georgieboy98

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

    this is beautiful Peter with so many lovely colours.hugs.x

  • Thanks Catherine. It’s a funny thing about colours like this but you’re not really aware of them at the time – it’s only when you see the photo you realise how nice they are! Have you noticed that?

    – georgieboy98

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 5 years ago

    So beautiful and the car gives a good idea of the height of these trees. Looks a wonderful day

  • Many thanks Kala. It was indeed a gorgeous day and we had earlier enjoyed a lovely cruise up the Frankland River. Nice place to spend a while is Walpole.

    – georgieboy98

  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellover 5 years ago

    A beautiful shot , a pity about the car being there , you should have asked them to move it lol x

  • Thanks very much Irene. I was a bit cranky about the car being in the way – but as it was my car there wasn’t a lot I could do about it! LOL But at least it does give an idea of scale.

    – georgieboy98

  • Adrian Paul
    Adrian Paulover 5 years ago

    You are right, the afternoon Autumn sun-light does give a lovely warm glow to the shot. Yes, pity about the car. I suppose you could have photo-shopped it out!

  • Thanks very much Adrian but nobody likes my car!! So it’s a good job I traded it in on another one a couple of weeks ago. But I’m going to keep that a secret – especially from Irene!! LOL

    – georgieboy98

  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellover 5 years ago

    I knew it was your car Peter , I was just having a bit of a joke with you :=)

  • Ah you jester you! LOL See my comment to Adrian above who seemed to have the same destructive idea as you! LOL Hugs

    – georgieboy98

  • Adrian Paul
    Adrian Paulover 5 years ago

    Now this the first time I have heard of anyone trading in their car because they had the fore-sight to tell that people would’nt exactly find it to be the most appealing part of an otherwise beautiful photo! LOL.

  • I thought everybody did that!

    – georgieboy98

  • Monica M. Scanlan
    Monica M. Scanlanover 5 years ago

    Nice shot!

  • Very many thanks Monica. Good of you to comment. Peter

    – georgieboy98

  • Shaun Whiteman
    Shaun Whitemanover 5 years ago

    A wonderful rural scene, looks very like where we were in Glossodia, NSW many moons ago!

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