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The beautiful Elabana Falls

Michael Matthews

Sydney, Australia

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This great waterfall is on the Box Forest Circuit at Lamington National Park, Queensland, Australia.

HDR image. Original image tone mapped in Photomatix.

Original title .. Photographer strips for a photo .. Elabana Falls
It was just the shoes & socks that I stripped off, though I was shooting in RAW !!

Seeing as I couldn’t get a good frontal view of the top section of the falls from down below without climbing onto a delicately balanced log, I decided to climb over the rocks & wade into the middle of the falls.

It was fairly shallow but the rocks were a little slippery & after a short time the water felt pretty cold (even though it was warm).
I got a few quick photos & later on wondered about a better composition.

The half dozen people who were there at the beginning moved along, so there was noone to pick up the pieces if I fell.

Your Country’s Best, Jan 2012.
Queensland group, Jan 2012.
All Water In Motion & Reflections In Water, Jan 2012.
All Countries – Wetlands, Ponds, Lakes & Rivers, Jan 2012.
Wild Nature Photography & Writing, Jan 2012.
Queensland’s South East, Jan 2012.
Scenery, Jan 2012.
Cover Shots, Feb 2012.
Volcanoes, Earth’s Geology & Atmosphere, Feb 2012.
Seasons Change, Feb 2012.
All Around Brisbane, Apr 2012.
Explore Page, Apr 2012.
High Quality Images, July 2012.
Australia’s Trails & Tracks, Feb 2013.
In His Name, Feb 2013.
Rural Australia, July 2013.
Australia’s Trails & Tracks, Dec 2013.
Wild Oz, Mar 2014.
Australia’s Trails & Tracks, Sept 2014.
Superbly Visual, Sept 2014.
Raindrops & Water Art, Sept 2014.
Featured For A Challenge, May 2016.
Hometown Photography, May 2016.
The Dreaming Sea & Inland Waters, July 2016.

Challenge Win
Australia’s Trails & Tracks, Looking For The Letter E, Sept 2014.

Photographed with a Canon 400D.

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