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This child’s old toy car was passed as I walked along a dirt lane in the country side here near Zug, Switzerland. I couldn’t wait to get some snaps of it.

It reminded me of the days I used to spend playing with things just like this in the country town I grew up in on the western Darling Downs as a boy with my older brother. Dirt roads can be so much fun for boys.

*Photograph taken with Nikon D7000, 55-200mm Nikkor lens @ 55mm, iso1000, f/5, handheld. HDR created from 4 images – exposures adjusted from single jpg (-2,-1, 0, +1), tonemapped in Photomatix. Final processing in PS CS4.

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nikon, d7000, hdr, black and white, bnw, b w, textures, old, scratch, toy, dirt road, car, toy car, childs toy, toys, forgotten, lost, broken, farm road, road, track

Originally hailing from Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia, Luke’s work uniquely reflects his life-long love of the outdoors and his keen interest in portraiture. Having recently returned from 4.5 years living and travelling abroad, his portfolio presents an intriguing variety of images that will delight any viewer.

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  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganabout 3 years ago

    wonderful image – Tina

  • Thank you Tina.

    – Luke Griffin

  • vigor
    vigorabout 3 years ago

    A wonderful nostalgic shot. Can you please a specific dedication and resubmit to Just For You? Thanks!

  • katekreations
    katekreationsabout 3 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature on 20/05/2011

    Keep the great work coming.

  • Awesome! Thank you very much Kate!!

    – Luke Griffin

  • Rory Garforth
    Rory Garforthabout 3 years ago

    Love the feel of this one. great pp work!

  • Thanks heaps Rory.

    – Luke Griffin

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