I liked the shape of these bare trees beside Crater Lake near Cradle Mountain & the contrasting colours of the foliage nearby.

Photographed with a Canon 400D on the Crater Lake track in Cradle Mountain National Park, Tasmania, 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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  • Philip Johnson
    Philip Johnsonover 1 year ago

    good shot Michael when was this shot?

  • Thanks Philip & thanks for the fave. This was taken in March 2010 on a trip that was far too short.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenover 1 year ago

    Great shot! I just love the pre-historic look of the surrounding landscape of Cradle Mountain area!!

  • Thanks Carol.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Kat Simmons
    Kat Simmonsover 1 year ago

    Beautiful image, love it!

  • Thanks a lot Kat & thanks for the fave also.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Terry Everson
    Terry Eversonover 1 year ago

    Excellent image Michael, well composed and I like the colours.

  • Thanks a lot Terry !

    – Michael Matthews

  • suave
    suaveover 1 year ago

    Michael that old dead tree has rejuvenated your capture of regeneration in nature.

  • Thanks for the comment Keith.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Michael Matthews
    Michael Matthewsover 1 year ago

    Thanks for the fave DaveZ.

  • Steve Randall
    Steve Randallover 1 year ago

    Beautiful contrasting element you’ve captured. Nice work mate.

  • Thanks Steve.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Ian Fegent
    Ian Fegentover 1 year ago

    A classic Aussie (especially Tasmanian) shot Michael and I think that the Cradle Mounatin area has been spared in the fires.

  • Thanks Ian. That would be a tragedy if the fires scarred that beautiful place.

    – Michael Matthews

  • suave
    suaveover 1 year ago

    Michael i have to say that at on seeing this photo first up i thought Anter’s

  • suave
    suaveover 1 year ago

    I was meaning Antlers .

  • Ah yes .. a sight that is deer to my eyes .. ummm dear to my eyes !

    – Michael Matthews

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