Newcastle Harbour NSW by Phil Woodman

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An empty coal ship entering Newcastle harbour provides an interesting backdrop to beach volley ball players on Nobbys Beach. This area was a hive of activity – in the background a pop concert is being set up for the following day and despite the overcast and windy conditions the beach was buzzing.

Phil Woodman, retired research/environmental chemist specialising in the use of gas chromatographs and mass spectrometers.

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  • Rosalie Dale
    Rosalie Daleabout 6 years ago

    It’s like something out of a Where’s Wally story Phil! Wonderful photojournalistic shot.

  • Brad Woodman
    Brad Woodmanabout 6 years ago

    Great angle Phil.
    Is this taken from the top road?
    Great perspective.

  • Phil Woodman
    Phil Woodmanabout 6 years ago

    No, from the middle road.

  • reflector
    reflectorabout 6 years ago

    A nice Spring scene with a lot happening. Well framed and very crisp !

  • Thanks for the comment Reflector, our sporting lifestyle relies on those coal exports.

    – Phil Woodman

  • reflector
    reflectorabout 6 years ago

    Our whole town would have never grown to be what it is today without them, I agree.

  • Jan Richardson
    Jan Richardsonabout 6 years ago

    Phil, in this one shot, you have captured the life-blood of Newcastle today. Well done!

  • Thanks Jan, pity about the ugly black rock concert fence.

    – Phil Woodman

  • Jan Richardson
    Jan Richardsonabout 6 years ago

    Well, Phil, not all tourist-related things are pretty!

  • So true Jan

    – Phil Woodman

  • Andrew Woodman
    Andrew Woodmanalmost 6 years ago

    Excellent positioning Phil…just shows how big these ships really are.

  • Phil Woodman
    Phil Woodmanalmost 6 years ago

    K2, whats the weather like in Q’land ?

  • K2, I used the wrong button again, must use ‘reply’.

    – Phil Woodman

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