"Green River" by Phil Thomson IPA

The historic old bluestone bridge, built in 1859, at Batesford near Geelong spans the now stagnant Moorabool River, which is covered in weed, due to the current drought.

Pentax istDS Camera. An HDR image with three exposures bracketed and processed using Dynamic Photo HDR.

Please feel free to browse through my website: Phil Thomson IPA Photography I hope you enjoy the experience.

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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  • Peter Redmond
    Peter Redmondabout 6 years ago

    That looks marvellous!
    The colours are just superb.
    Terrific work as usual Phil!

  • GailD
    GailDabout 6 years ago

    Sad to see the river that way.. But it looks fantastic Phil. Great shot.

  • budrfli
    budrfliabout 6 years ago

    the conditions did not stop you from capturing the beauty you see around you!

  • Jane Keats
    Jane Keatsabout 6 years ago

    I remember swimming in there as a kid, ew!!

  • Tainia Finlay
    Tainia Finlayabout 6 years ago

    Striking image Phil! Love the green against the Autumnal russets!!

  • Colin Cartwright
    Colin Cartwrightabout 6 years ago

    Spectacular scene, and interesting description. The Victorian era of bridge building has left a fine legacy!

    Interesting – and colourful – anaerobic growth on the river.

  • Sheryl Kasper
    Sheryl Kasperabout 6 years ago

    You captured the beauty and colors perfectly. :)

  • Mitchell Tillison
    Mitchell Tillisonabout 6 years ago

    This is stunning, Phil. The river looks most surreal, like something out of Wonka land, and the HDR was very deftly done.

  • KatsEye
    KatsEyeabout 6 years ago

    What a colorful scene. Your work rocks. Awesome capture as usual.

  • Cheryl  Lunde
    Cheryl Lundeabout 6 years ago

    Superb image Phil, love the rich color intensity. Well done, as usual. Instant fave!

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