Photographed with a Canon 400D near Yarram in the Gippsland area of Victoria, Australia.

Challenge wins
Tilting The Mills challenge in the Australian Bush group, Nov 2010.
Rusty, Falling to Bits Tanks, Tank stands and Windmills challenge in the Rusty, Crusty, Falling to Bits group, July 2010.
Buildings Challenge in the Australiana Challenges group.
Last Barn Standing in the Time Worn group, Sept 2012.

Your Country’s Best, December 2009
Australiana Challenges, June 2010.
Country Bumpkin, Oct 2010.
Down On The Farm, Oct 2010.
Colour Me A Rainbow (Brown), Nov 2010.
Australian Bush, Dec 2010.
Islands of the World, May 2011.
Destination Australia, June 2011.
Australia At Large, Aug 2011.
The Group, Sept 2011.
Addicted To Photography, Oct 2011.
Featured for a Challenge, Nov 2011.
Superbly Visual, Nov 2011.
Unwanted, Abandoned & Saved Through Preservation, Jan 2012.
Rural Australia, June 2013.
Country Victoria, Mar 2014.

Photographed with a Canon 400D.

4260 views as of Aug 27, 2014 with 33 faves.


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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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  • Garth Smith
    Garth Smithabout 5 years ago

    I like this one, beautiful rustic shot.

  • Thanks Garth. Glad you like it.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Sharon House
    Sharon Houseabout 5 years ago

    I agree with Garth – and I just love the warmth from this – oh! and the sheep really add extra character. Great shot Michael.

  • Thanks Sharon. Great minds think alike ! I just added this one to the calendar. I’m glad I caught this scene before the shed fell down.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Gary Gurr
    Gary Gurrabout 5 years ago

    Yes, i think you are right, great work.

  • Thanks Gary. Good to see you agree.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Joy Watson
    Joy Watsonabout 5 years ago

    wonderful capture.

  • Thanks Joy. I like this one more every time I see it.

    – Michael Matthews

  • mrsnatetah
    mrsnatetahabout 5 years ago

    love this shot esp the rust on the roof

  • Thank you for the visit & the compliment.

    – Michael Matthews

  • hereforfun
    hereforfunabout 5 years ago

    Great colours and tones Michael ,lovely framing and scene

  • Thanks Trudi. I’m hoping this version becomes more popular than the wider “less intimate” version.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Lori Deiter
    Lori Deiterabout 5 years ago

    Great shot Michael – love the color tones and battered scenery!

  • Thank you very much Lori & thanks for the favouriting. I was lucky to catch the shed before it fell down.

    – Michael Matthews

  • jansnow
    jansnowabout 5 years ago

    This is a fantastic rustic image Michael, well done!

  • Thanks for the compliment Jan.

    – Michael Matthews

  • ourjrny
    ourjrnyalmost 5 years ago

    It is a wonderful shot Michael, I love the warm light and colours.

  • Thank you very much Sharon & thanks for the favouriting. I tried this in full sepia but preferred these warmer, country colours.

    – Michael Matthews

  • ourjrny
    ourjrnyalmost 5 years ago

    Aloha Michael, it is so good to hear from you :))
    I haven’t seen the other version. The tonality of this image is wonderful. I love the light.

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