Street scene in the town of Portland NSW just west of Lithgow. The town was built around the cement works which operated from 1902 until 1991. There are some interesting old buildings around the town.
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Having visited many overseas countries and travelled extensively all over Australia since my early teens you can see by my portfolio that the Australian landscape is my favourite subject. I used to take slides because I liked the big picture but having been converted to digital I now shoot with a Nikon D5200, A Panasonic Lumix FZ18 (love that 500mm zoom) and a Samsung compact.

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  • HG. QualityPhotography
    HG. QualityPho...about 4 years ago

    Great capture, Terry I love it.Congratulations!

  • Thanks Hans.

    – Terry Everson

  • Gary Kelly
    Gary Kellyabout 4 years ago

    I love small towns and their quaint buildings. But there’s one thing that puzzles me, Terry. How come those walk signs don’t show hairy legs and thongs?

  • You got me Gary , it would be more Aussie.

    – Terry Everson

  • Michael Matthews
    Michael Matthewsabout 4 years ago

    I love those country towns. Nice photo Terry. I like the composition.

  • Thanks Michael.

    – Terry Everson

  • Bev Woodman
    Bev Woodmanabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful image Terry. My Dad was born in Portland. His Dad (my grandfather) worked at the cement works as a powder monkey. Its a beautiful old town – I hope you took a photo of the lake that has collected in the old quarry there as the water colour is magnificent … thanks for the memories♥

  • Thanks Bev glad it bought back memories for you. No I missed the Lake. Will have to checkl it out next time.

    – Terry Everson

  • shortshooter-Al
    shortshooter-Alabout 4 years ago

    Nice shot Terry. I see they had some rain just before you took this.

  • Thanks Al, yes it started raining soon after we left home.

    – Terry Everson

  • mspfoto
    mspfotoabout 4 years ago

    Excellent mate.

  • Thanks Mark.

    – Terry Everson

  • John Vriesekolk
    John Vriesekolkabout 4 years ago

    Great shot Terry, Nice servo they have up there.

  • Thanks a lot John.

    – Terry Everson

  • DashTravels
    DashTravelsabout 2 years ago

    Portland is certainly well worth a look. This brings back some memories. I don’t recall seeing the Shell signage on the garage but I did spot some others around the town. I also got a couple of shots of the deserted cement works from the fence. It would be good to wander through there.

  • Thanks Dash, it is an interesting old town. Wouldn`t mind looking around the old works too.

    – Terry Everson

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByG11 months ago

    in the challenge West of the Blue Mtns

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