Blast Furnace Park, Lithgow NSW. A storm was approaching this evening. I created a HDR from one RAW file and tone mapped it twice using Photomatix. Once for the sky and once the foreground then combined the two . Canon 5D Hand held, Canon L 16-35, Iso100 ,F10 ,1/160th. This location has a lot of potential shots. I recomend a visit if you cross the Blue Mountains. Use Bells line of road from Windsor to Lithgow. Cross the railway at the east end of the CBD and follow the signs east. You will spot it easily.


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  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellover 4 years ago


  • woo hoo! thanks!

    – David Haworth

  • Bryan Freeman
    Bryan Freemanover 4 years ago

    Awesome shot David.

  • Thanks Bryan :)

    – David Haworth

  • seawhisper
    seawhisperover 4 years ago

    Wonderful shot, I love the perspective here, you really made this building look impressive. :)

  • Thank you, its actually quite imposing up close

    – David Haworth

  • Nigel Bangert
    Nigel Bangertover 4 years ago

    Brilliant image, the rays in the sky are amazing.

  • Thanks mate, arrived at just the right time.

    – David Haworth

  • Terry Everson
    Terry Eversonover 4 years ago
    Great image David, very dramatic and I think the angle enhances the composition. Thanks for the tip, have been through Lithgow a thousand times but never looked in here.
  • You are welcome Terry. Hope there’s some drama happening next time you come thru. Its been blue skys all week :(

    – David Haworth

  • Andrew Widdowson
    Andrew Widdowsonover 4 years ago

    Oh wow, this is really good.

  • Preciate the coment Andrew, Thanks!

    – David Haworth

  • Noel Elliot
    Noel Elliotover 4 years ago

    very nice David

  • Thanks Noel

    – David Haworth

  • Geoff  Coleman - Landscapes
    Geoff Coleman...over 4 years ago

    Dramatic and beautiful David – congrats on the feature too!

  • Thanks Geoff, Any lightning forays happening before Christmas? Call me! Weatherzone has a calendar out with amatuer shots, very good…see here

    – David Haworth

  • traveller
    travellerover 4 years ago

    Great work David.

  • Thanks Mate!

    – David Haworth

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellover 4 years ago

    You’re very welcome, David! Awesome image!
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