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It's All Black and White - Blast Furnace Park , Lithgow NSW 0 The HDR Experience by Philip Johnson

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This shot taken in LIthgow’s Blast Furnace Park around sunset

Blast Furnace Park is a monument to Lithgow’s industrial history. It was here that the first iron and steel were cast in Australia. William Sandford
established the blast furnace in 1886 and it continued production until 1928 when the entire industry was move to Port Kembla.

The site has now been developed as a park around the remains of the pump house and the furnace foundations. There is a pleasant walk around Lake
Pillans Wetland is adjacent to the park

Technique: HDR = 5 bracketted Images = Photomatix
Equipment: NIkon D300 Sigma 10-20mm lens


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Philip Johnson is a Photographer located on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. Specialising in HDR photography his works have been shown in galleries,published in Tourism campaigns. His work will also be available as Jig Saws through Crown & Andrews

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  • Peter Hill
    Peter Hillover 5 years ago

    Nice work! Gotta love that Sigma 10-20!

  • Thanks Peter yes its great value for the money

    – Philip Johnson

  • LeeMartinImages
    LeeMartinImagesover 5 years ago

    Dont know where I would be without that lens………… this is Black and White…………you should do more

  • thanks guru

    – Philip Johnson

  • Beth Mills
    Beth Millsover 5 years ago

    Great image in B&W!!! Another example of how temporary humans are in the overall scheme of things!!! :-)

  • Valerie Anne Kelly
    Valerie Anne K...over 5 years ago

    Wow! amazing shot sweetheART ;} happy hippy hugglez

  • simba
    simbaover 5 years ago

    Fabulous work Philip.

  • fauselr
    fauselrover 5 years ago

    excellent shot

  • Kevin Bergen
    Kevin Bergenover 5 years ago

    Would not have pegged this as an HDR image. I like the HDRs that aren’t obviously HDR, and you’ve done it here! I would not have thought of b/w, but again, great choice here. Really like the high contrast, edgy feel to this piece!

  • Cherubtree
    Cherubtreeover 5 years ago

    Love this in b&w! You are a master!

  • sendao
    sendaoover 5 years ago

    such wonderful shot,the B&W ARE PERFECT!…

  • Charlie08
    Charlie08over 5 years ago

    What a fantastic piece of art Steve! Excellent, excellent b/w!

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