The entry to the Minya winery, near Torquay on the Great Ocean Road, Australia. The name Minya is Aboriginal for ‘The Place of Many Birds’. The winery, situated on the banks of Thompsons Creek is home to a wide variety of native birds and waterfowl. It has a fine range of wines available and plays host to a number of concerts, called “Minya by Moonlight” during the Summer and Autumn months, in its own ampitheatre, overlooking the waters of the creek.

I often stand in awe and admire the beauty of God’s Creation. The colours, textures, tones and shapes,especially the way the light falls and reflects, thus revealing things often overlooked, particularly during the grandeur of a sunrise or sunset, or the spectacle of a rainbow.
I really just want to try and capture and share some of what I see as “The Creator’s Handiwork”.

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  • rodsfotos
    rodsfotosabout 6 years ago

    The rich sepia based toning very much suits the composition adding to the atmosphere, excellent quality and so different from the Torquay in the UK where I live,
    Regards, Rod.

  • Maximus
    Maximusabout 6 years ago

    A beautifully crafted image Phil. :)

  • salsbells69
    salsbells69about 6 years ago

    wonderful choice of tones Phil. Love the angle leading your eye to the entrance of the winery. Gorgeous!!

  • Di Jenkins
    Di Jenkinsabout 6 years ago

    Wonderful rich sepia tones … make me want to go there!

  • Rosalie Dale
    Rosalie Daleabout 6 years ago

    Very well thought out – excellent perspective and finish Phil.

  • AlMiller
    AlMillerabout 6 years ago

    Nice Phil! I like it

  • Prasad
    Prasadabout 6 years ago

    Wonderful tones and perspective.

  • Peter Redmond
    Peter Redmondabout 6 years ago

    Very nice phil, I also like the description you wrote about the Minya.

  • simonesphotos
    simonesphotosabout 6 years ago

    Beautiful work Phil!

  • Alicia  Liliana
    Alicia Lilianaabout 6 years ago

    The perspective and rich sepia tones work great! Wonderful image!

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