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A beautiful old Carousel in the seaside community of Glenelg, South Australia.


Circus and Side Show Art, September 2010
Carousel Enchantment, September 2010
Caroulsel Enchantment, December 2010


Winner – Carousel Enchantment – You Have Been Featured Banner, December 2010
Top Ten – Carousel Enchantment – Avatar, December 2010

by Unknown Legend

Riding on a Carousel, face towards the wind
going ‘round in circles, coming back again.
Grabbing for the brass ring, just when it’s in sight
lights are shining all around … maybe some too bright.

Sometimes as you feel in life, going ‘round and ’round
for like this happy carousel it has its ups and downs.
The music plays so gaily, sometimes it’s way too loud
enjoying the excitement, you’re caught up in the crowd.

You’ve come again full circle, you think you have returned
now in search another ticket , more lessons to be learned.
You hope this ride will last forever, you know it never will
too soon your time is over … the motion ever still.

Canon 50D
Canon 24-105mm f/4.0L @ 28mm
1/250 sec
Single RAW file
Textures from my p/f.

Wendi is a fine art photographer currently living on the west coast of Canada. Her work has been published internationally in Australia, Canada and the United States.

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  • finepix
    finepixover 4 years ago

    lovely work Wendi x

  • Thanks David…I’m so glad you think so!! Cheers!

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • Malcolm Chant
    Malcolm Chantover 4 years ago

    A very creative an lovey work Wendi

  • Thank you most humbly, Malcolm.

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • Marion  Cullen
    Marion Cullenover 4 years ago

    Wonderful subject and lovely post processing work. Very creative & artistic!

  • Hello my dear!! You’re always a great support, Marion…. your lovely comments make me feel like I might be on the right track…never know for sure! Thank you!! xo

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...over 4 years ago

    Beautifully done

  • Thank you for that, Kathy!

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • michellerena
    michellerenaover 4 years ago

    Lovely treatment Wendi, great work

  • Thank you kindly Michelle! Means a lot!

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • DesImages
    DesImagesover 4 years ago

    The treatment gives it a fairytale feeling – lovely work!

  • Aw!! what a lovely comment, Denise…thank you so very much for that.

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • AndyGii
    AndyGiiover 4 years ago

    Truly great piece. great composition, colours and texture. Applause

  • Such a special comment, Andy….thank you …means a lot!

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • Sharon House
    Sharon Houseover 4 years ago

    An unfulfilled childhood dream of mine…to ride on a carousel…
    Just beautiful Wendi!! Gorgeous colours and texture!!!!!

  • You couldn’t have said anything nicer, Sharon….I’m so very pleased to have stirred up a childhood memory for you with this image. I’m really humbled by your comments. Thank you so very much!

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • Ann  Van Breemen
    Ann Van Breemenover 4 years ago

    Stunning PS work Wendi.:)

  • Dear Ann….your support and comments are truly valued….thank you kindly for that and especially for the fav on this piece! Cheers.

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • David Davies
    David Daviesover 4 years ago

    Excellent, Wendi. I didn’t know you played the ponies! lol

  • LOL…..thank goodness David ‘is back’!!! :))) Love your witty comments!! :)))

    – Wendi Donaldson

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