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Featured in “A Night Somewhere” May 2011
Featured in “Carousel Enchantment” June 2011

The Armitage-Herschell portable steam driven, hand-carved wooden carousel was constructed circa 1892 and is one of only 200 in operation around the world. Featuring 36 Dare horses and 2 chariots, it was purchased by the Steampacket Place Development Board in 1996 and painstakingly restored.

There is also a replica 1898 Gavioli Band organ in the pavilion.
Source: www.geelongaustralia.com.au


Location: Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Camera: Canon EOS 50D
Lens: Sigma 18-200mm f3.5 – 6.3 @ 21mm
Exposure: f20, 4sec, ISO100, RAW, Tripod
Processing: Photomatix 3.2 (3 individual exp ±2) & Photoshop CS4


Tags

seascapes, geelong, hdr, architecture, myfeatures

Lynden is from Geelong, Victoria, Australia and has been a photographer since the 1980’s and producing digital images since 2003.

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Comments

  • Joseph T. Meirose IV
    Joseph T. Meir...about 3 years ago

    Very good. Love the details and light.

  • Thanks Joe!

    – Lynden

  • Polly x
    Polly xabout 3 years ago

  • Don Alexander Lumsden (Echo7)
    Don Alexander ...about 3 years ago

    Congrats again bro. Excellent work

  • Thank you very much Don!

    – Lynden

  • fairielights
    fairielightsabout 3 years ago

    Incredibly beautiful capture! It looks almost unreal. I love the colors and your description was just wonderful. =D

  • Thank you very much!

    – Lynden

  • Darryl Fowler
    Darryl Fowlerabout 3 years ago

    Great shot Lynden its always good to see fresh compositions from the water front..

  • Thanks Darryl, hope you and the family are well!

    – Lynden

  • Christine Smith
    Christine Smithabout 3 years ago

    A really lovely image Lynden. Great composition and light.

  • Thank you Christine!

    – Lynden

  • Emma  Smith
    Emma Smithabout 3 years ago

    beautifull light!!

  • Thanks Emma!

    – Lynden

  • grumpy
    grumpyabout 3 years ago

    Very nice Lynden..

  • Thank you very much Stevie!

    – Lynden

  • bangonthedrums
    bangonthedrumsabout 3 years ago

    beautifully composed contextual image – congratulations!

    - michael

  • Thank you very much Michael!

    – Lynden

  • lynell
    lynellabout 3 years ago

    beautiful work and description, I had to browse through your gallery to see if you had any close ups of the carousel, I didn’t see any, but I was treated by an beautiful collection of work.

  • Thank you very much for the lovely comment!

    – Lynden

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