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Okay, so I’ve ‘borrowed’ a Banjo Paterson line from his marvellous poem Clancy of the Overflow (one of my all-time favourite poems) for the title of this image, and although they’re not really ‘plains’ per se (ie. they’re mudflats!), I feel that the sentiment of the poem suits the image so well…

I really do love the Kimberley!

Derby mudflats, Western Australia.
Nikon D60 (Sigma 10-20mm)

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derby, western australia, marsh, marshland, mudflat, mudflats, the kimberley, mieke boynton, landscape, gold, golden, yellow, glow, sunset, evening, sky, boab, trees, grass, scenery, vast, baobab, tree, inspired, cloud, unusual

I’m just an Aussie girl who’s a bit mad about photography :)

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Comments

  • George Lenz
    George Lenzabout 3 years ago

    nicely composed and presented

  • Thanks, George :)

    – Mieke Boynton

  • fotoflossy
    fotoflossyabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful view and shot!

  • Thank you, Tammy!

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Christian Eccleston
    Christian Eccl...about 3 years ago

    very well done

  • Thanks, Christian :)

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Ulla Jensen
    Ulla Jensenabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful scenery indeed, Mieke…Love the sunset glow – and the cloud is just swooooooooooosh spectacular. Great work. Enjoy the rest of your day.

  • You leave such lovely comments, Ulla – thank you!! I hope you enjoy the rest of your day too!!!

    – Mieke Boynton

  • bushpoet
    bushpoetabout 3 years ago

    Love that poem too Mieke, great comp, love that sweeping sky!

  • I actually learned to recite it when I was living in America… I was doing a poetry class that included the sharing of three poems of choice, so I decided to go the ‘whole hog’, so to speak, and I learned it by heart. Haven’t forgotten it, either!! Thanks heaps, Simone :)

    – Mieke Boynton

  • shadesofcolor
    shadesofcolorabout 3 years ago

    Brilliantly captured, love the cloud formation, superb image.

  • Thank you!! I can’t photograph The Tree at Dog Rocks anymore, so I have to make do with boabs ;) lol!

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Gary Kelly
    Gary Kellyabout 3 years ago

    Yes, I’m sure Banjo would have been pretty impressed with that shot, Mieke.

  • That’s a nice thought!! ;)

    – Mieke Boynton

  • funkybunch
    funkybunchabout 3 years ago

    Another winner

  • Thank you!! ;)

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Charles Kosina
    Charles Kosinaabout 3 years ago

    Great photo Mieke. But I fear that Clancy’s horse may get bogged in the mudflats :):)

  • Perhaps, but they’re not always muddy… at present, they’re lovely soft sand! Perfect for dog-walking ;)

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Virginia McGowan
    Virginia McGowanabout 3 years ago

    superb !!

  • Hi Virginia!! Thank you!! :) :) :)

    – Mieke Boynton

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