AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes

AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes
I love a sunburnt country / A land of sweeping plains / Of ragged mountain ranges / Of droughts and flooding rains / I love her far horizons / I love her jewel-sea / Her beauty and her terror / The wide brown land for me / ~ Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968)

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Saturday, July 20, 2013

Fringe of Shadow




curling
fringe of shadows drifting
stilled wings



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12 comments:

Sylvia K said...

What a fantastic capture, Gemma!! I love it! Superb composition and the perfect shadow for the day!! Hope you have a lovely weekend! Enjoy!

Annemor said...

Just love this one.
Have a nice day.
Mormor

HansHB said...

A great play with the shadow, perfect photo for the B&W-theme!

Birgitta - FOTO* said...

Well done with this balance of bw shades - make the photo so interesting :)

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Rajesh said...

Wonderful composition.

Birgitta said...

This was a great b&w photo! Interesting with the shadows!

TheChieftess said...

I really like this one Gemma!!! The shadow play is a really nice counter balance to the more elaborate butterfly structure!

Dragonstar said...

I love this! The butterfly decoration is delightful, and I love those shadows.

Marja said...

Great Haiku and the shot is fantastic I love butterflies

EG CameraGirl said...

Stunning photo, Gemma. And lovely words to describe what you see in the photo.

marja said...

Nice shadows!

Prairie Jill said...

Beautiful image! So simple and effective.

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