The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way.
Some see Nature all ridicule and deformity, and some scarce see Nature at all.
But to the eyes of the man of imagination, Nature is Imagination itself.
- William Blake, 1799, The Letters

Photo taken just outside Warooka on the Yorke Peninsula, South Australia and layered with a free texture courtesy of Skeletal Mess


solitary, texture, tree, nature, imagination, layer, solitude, lone tree, william blake, 1 tree

I love being a tourist in my own country; the unique flora and fauna, the wonderful people, the striking vivid colours. Photography has opened up my country to me. I try to get out into it & photograph it as often as I can. Access to the great Australian outback is within easy reach of everyone! I hope you take the time to view some of my photos & I hope that they inspire you to go for a drive on the weekend and see what you can see.

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  • BCImages
    BCImagesover 4 years ago

    nice work paula

  • thankyou very much Steve and Lesley! :)

    – Paula McManus

  • laminarwind
    laminarwindover 4 years ago

    Wonderful image!

  • thanks Dragan! :)

    – Paula McManus

  • RicAlexander
    RicAlexanderover 4 years ago

    Lovely, the lone tree theme always does it for me, Great!!!!

  • thanks Ric – gotta love those lone trees! :)

    – Paula McManus

  • Lance Leopold
    Lance Leopoldover 4 years ago

    Powerful in its simplicity,Paula,well done!

  • thankyou very much Lance! :)

    – Paula McManus

  • Trish Woodford
    Trish Woodfordover 4 years ago

    Paula, this is lovely – the lone tree, the rusty textures – beautiful :)

  • thanks Trish!! :)

    – Paula McManus

  • Scott  d'Almeida
    Scott d'Almeidaover 4 years ago

    great work paula

  • thanks so much Scott! :)

    – Paula McManus

  • DebraLee Wiseberg
    DebraLee Wisebergover 4 years ago

    Nice work

  • many thanks Debra! :)

    – Paula McManus

  • JimFilmer
    JimFilmerover 4 years ago

    beautiful simplicity… lovely image

  • thankyou very much Jim! :)

    – Paula McManus

  • Ritva Ikonen
    Ritva Ikonenover 4 years ago

    Beautiful image, Paula. Love the treatment you’ve done here.

  • thanks so much Ritva, I’m really into textures at the moment and loving it! thanks for always taking the time to stop in and comment on my work! xx

    – Paula McManus

  • Ben Loveday
    Ben Lovedayover 4 years ago

    This looks like it should be a wine bottle label, wrapping around a bottle of fine shiraz, very nice image.

  • yes, actually I can see that too! wouldnt that be nice!
    hmmmm… wine……I have a nice bottle of Pinot here that I’m about to open – cheers!! :)

    – Paula McManus

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