The reflections of a fallen coconut palm in a small pond during the doldrum season. This is a beautiful time of the year, when the winds are gentle and the lagoon is like glass. Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Commissioned by Australia Post as part of their decorative envelopes.

D70s | 10-20mm | 1/80 | f18

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’BRINGING COCOS TO THE WORLD"

I’m one lucky lady who lives on a remote tropical island in the middle of the Indian Ocean. Inspired by the surrounding beauty above and below, I took up photography as a hobby several years go. This has now turned out to be an all consuming passion, driven by the desire to promote the Cocos (Keeling) Islands the only way I know, through my eyes and lens.

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Comments

  • Stephanie Hillson
    Stephanie Hillsonabout 5 years ago

    jaw dropping….just so beautiful. HUUUUGE fan of yours :)

  • Karen Willshaw
    Karen Willshawabout 5 years ago

    Thanks so much! :)

  • Jenny Dean
    Jenny Deanabout 5 years ago

    brilliant shot Karen, your pic’s are awesome :)

  • chloemay
    chloemayabout 5 years ago

    Where are you Karen….it looks like HEAVEN"
    Awesome
    cheers

  • Hi there, I live on the Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the middle of the Indian Ocean. The islands are an external territory of Australia – our closest neighbour is Christmas Island which is about 900km to the north east. So,,, Cocos is pretty isolated, but absolutely beautiful.

    – Karen Willshaw

  • Renee Dawson
    Renee Dawsonabout 5 years ago

    Absolutely fantastic!

  • Mark Robson
    Mark Robsonabout 5 years ago

    Just awsome :)

  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökabout 5 years ago

    Gorgeous capture, Karen!

  • lorilee
    lorileeabout 5 years ago

    Wonderful!!!

  • ╰⊰✿Sue✿⊱╮ Nueckel

    Beautiful!

  • ourjrny
    ourjrnyabout 5 years ago

    Sensational beauty, this is a gorgeous shot. Aloha ’oe, It is good to hear from you today.

  • G’day (that’s about as Aussie as it comes!)
    Thanks Sharon for passing by and commenting~greatly appreciated. Cheers ~ Karen

    – Karen Willshaw

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