Robert Northey grocery store at Hill End, NSW, Australia.

This building dates back to the gold rush era of the mid 19th century & was built around 1872.
Photographed with a Canon 400D.
HDR image. Original photo reworked in Photomatix.

Australian Country Towns, Apr 2012.
Your Country’s Best, July 2014.

567 views as of Mar 18, 2012.
1733 views as of July 18, 2014.

Hill End Store

Hill End Church


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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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  • Bev Woodman
    Bev Woodmanalmost 6 years ago

    Beautifully presented Michael.

  • Thanks Bev. I was racing around at sunset reshooting everything in the softer light.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Bev Woodman
    Bev Woodmanalmost 6 years ago

    Well done! perfect light.

  • Evita
    Evitaalmost 6 years ago

    Wonderful capture! :D

  • Thank you. I saw a few photos of this on the net & wanted to see it for myself.

    – Michael Matthews

  • JeffStockton
    JeffStocktonalmost 6 years ago

    Great choice of light time the detail of colour you have shown brings it out well…check my B/W of this

  • Thanks again. Sunset is definitely my preferred time for landscapes with its soft light. The Warrumbungles, for instance, became a totally different place at sunset.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Coloursofnature
    Coloursofnaturealmost 6 years ago

    fabulus capture Michael, cheers- Valerie

  • Thanks Valerie.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Kym Howard
    Kym Howardabout 4 years ago

    This is great viewing for me all my fave places

  • Glad you like it Kym. Will have to spend more time there next time.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeabout 4 years ago

  • John Vriesekolk
    John Vriesekolkalmost 4 years ago

    Great shot Michael. I looked it up and Hill End seems to be a historic place?

  • Thanks John. Yes, there is an interesting history of gold mining at Hill End & a lot of fascinating buildings & structures.

    – Michael Matthews

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGover 2 years ago

  • Thanks a lot for the feature Graham.

    – Michael Matthews

  • DashTravels
    DashTravelsover 2 years ago

    Nice shot. The title is spot on. This building would have to be the recognisable of all in Hill End.

  • Thank you. I love that place.

    – Michael Matthews

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