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The Sunlit Plains Extended... by Mieke Boynton

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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)

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

My email address is miekeboynton(at)

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  • George Lenz
    George Lenzover 3 years ago

    nicely composed and presented

  • Thanks, George :)

    – Mieke Boynton

  • fotoflossy
    fotoflossyover 3 years ago

    Beautiful view and shot!

  • Thank you, Tammy!

    – Mieke Boynton

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

    very well done

  • Thanks, Christian :)

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Ulla Jensen
    Ulla Jensenover 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
    bushpoetover 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
    shadesofcolorover 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 Kellyover 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
    funkybunchover 3 years ago

    Another winner

  • Thank you!! ;)

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Charles Kosina
    Charles Kosinaover 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 McGowanover 3 years ago

    superb !!

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

    – Mieke Boynton

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