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Manly Ferry approaching Circular Quay by TonyCrehan
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Taken with Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH1 point & shoot in Sydney, Australia.

125 views at 12th May 2011.

Sydney Harbour Ferry from Manly approaching Circular Quay with Sydney Harbour Bridge in background.

Featured 10/12/11 in Beach, River and Lake Treasures http://www.redbubble.com/groups/beach-treasures Group

Featured 11/07/10 in PostCards-Destinations http://www.redbubble.com/groups/postcard-destinations Group

Featured 02/08/11 in Point, Shoot, & Don’t Alter http://www.redbubble.com/groups/the-not-so-fine-art-of-photography Group

Featured 08/13/11 in Alphabet Soup http://www.redbubble.com/groups/alphabet-soup Group

POEM:

Visit of Hope to Sydney Cove, near Botany Bay

WHERE Sydney Cove her lucid bosom swells,
And with wide arms the indignant storm repels;
High on a rock amid the troubled air
Hope stood sublime, and waved her golden hair;
Calmed with her rosy smile the tossing deep,
And with sweet accents charmed the winds to sleep;
To each wild plain she stretched her snowy hand,
High-waving wood, and sea-encircled strand.
“Hear me,” she cried, “ye rising realms! record
Time’s opening scenes, and Truth’s prophetic word.
There shall broad streets their stately walls extend,
The circus widen, and the crescent bend;
There, rayed from cities o’er the cultured land,
Shall bright canals, and solid roads expand.
There the proud arch, colossus-like, bestride
Yon glittering streams, and bound the chasing tide;
Embellished villas crown the landscape-scene,
Farms wave with gold, and orchards blush between.
There shall tall spires, and dome-capped towers ascend,
And piers and quays their massy structures blend;
While with each breeze approaching vessels glide,
And northern treasures dance on every tide!”
Then ceased the nymph, tumultuous echoes roar,
And Joy’s loud voice was heard from shore to shore,
Her graceful steps descending pressed the plain,
And Peace, and Art, and Labour, joined her train.

Erasmus Darwin.

Tags

boats, bridge, ferry, harbour, sydney

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Comments

  • Yannik Hay
    Yannik Hayalmost 4 years ago

    Wonderful! Great composition and colours. Cheers :)

  • Thanks Yannik for your generous comment and fave :)

    – TonyCrehan

  • michellerena
    michellerenaalmost 4 years ago

    Nice composition and clarity Tony

  • Thanks Michelle for your kind comment.

    – TonyCrehan

  • vigor
    vigoralmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful shot here!

  • Thanks Viv. The best of six shots I took of the approaching ferry. Digital is great that way isn’t it?

    – TonyCrehan

  • vigor
    vigoralmost 4 years ago

    Don’t know what I did without digital!!! It’s the only way to go!

  • Lucinda Walter
    Lucinda Walteralmost 4 years ago

    Great capture.

  • Thanks or your comment…lots of action on Sydney harbour

    – TonyCrehan

  • Joy Watson
    Joy Watsonalmost 4 years ago

    Great capture

  • Thanks for your comment and fave Joy. Fortunately lots of comings and goings to capture at Circular Quay.

    – TonyCrehan

  • TheWalkerTouch
    TheWalkerTouchalmost 4 years ago

  • Indrani Ghose
    Indrani Ghosealmost 4 years ago

    So well composed, terrific capture.

  • TonyCrehan
    TonyCrehanalmost 4 years ago

    Thank you Indrani. Opportunity was there while we were waiting to catch the ferry over to Manly.

  • SteffiCraig
    SteffiCraigalmost 4 years ago

    Great shot! Congratulations on the feature, Tony!!!

  • Thanks Steffi. Glad you like it and especially pleased to receive your congratulations toasted with a glass of red. Cheers.

    – TonyCrehan

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