This photo was taken a few years back with the Fuji Finepix F810 & I think it was at Booragul on Lake Macquarie.

Tone mapped in Photomatix.

This area is south of Newcastle, NSW, Australia.


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Country born & bred but now located in Sydney, Australia.

I’m fascinated by the beauty of nature & in particular Australian native flowers & landscapes. I also love colour & anything unusual.
The Blue Mountains are my favourite spot at the moment.

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  • Michael Matthews
    Michael Matthews6 months ago

    Thanks for the fave Waz !

  • Sharon Brown
    Sharon Brown6 months ago

    Nice clear shot Michael….good reflection

  • Thanks a lot Polly & thanks for the fave !

    – Michael Matthews

  • John44
    John446 months ago

    Perfect creation Mike, fabulous and beautiful.. !!

  • Thanks a lot John

    – Michael Matthews

  • Ellanita
    Ellanita6 months ago

    Fantastic shot Michael….

  • Thank you muchly Elle !

    – Michael Matthews

  • Rosalie Dale
    Rosalie Dale6 months ago

    Love the reflection!

  • Thanks Rosie

    – Michael Matthews

  • kalaryder
    kalaryder6 months ago

    So very still, and the water is an interesting colour too, which somehow fits in well with the woody browns, I really like this

  • Thanks Kala. I think this was when I was first discovering ‘composition’ a few years back.
    The logs fitted in really well & I rushed to get a few shots before the spoonbill flew off.
    It was my first digital camera before I upgraded to a DSLR.

    – Michael Matthews

  • John Sharp
    John Sharp6 months ago

    Great shot Michael. Nice capture and reflection. Looking like a very calm and sheltered spot.

  • Thanks a lot John

    – Michael Matthews

  • Michael Matthews
    Michael Matthews6 months ago

    Thanks for the fave Martin !

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