Sunday, November 22, 2009

Photo of the Week ~ River Red Gums ~

I was fortunate this weekend to attend a function where the lighting was perfect and the setting was natural and very scenic.

 I glanced down to the very large pond, surrounded by immense red gums and where one small duckling swam around in the water, as if searching for it's mother and siblings, that I am afraid were not to be sighted. This setting was for me, like honey to a bee, and with my camera ever at the ready, this is one of my photos from Saturday's outing.

Such a naturally beautiful valley set amongst vine yards and open wheat paddocks this natural area had been left as nature intended.

I do hope that you agree with me that this photo is a stunner.

I had even thought of trying a shimmer effect on the bottom of the photo, but was not sure of the best one to try from the net.

Have a wonderful new week where ever you be..

Love from Milli.

River Red Gums link

Written By My Friend Rashmi especially for this photo is this special poem..

Wow!! Thats an Inspiration

Gnarled as I am, a witness to time
My Branches in the breeze entwine
Yet my Reflection
Is a taste of Perfection.
I am a Tree that has stood through time.

 

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33 comments:

  1. Wow, wonderful, beautiful. You sure have some nice opportunities for great shots.

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  2. Milli this shot sure is a stunner. As to the effect you speak of.

    You will find it here.
    http://www.layoutcodez.net/watereffect/

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  3. It's a beautiful shot..love the reflection!

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  4. sorry...not my idea of a stunning picture.............
    now to me, stunning would be..........
    you........
    on the beach..........
    relaxing with a good South Australian Merlot..........
    sunning..........
    in a bikini......................

    Lmao.........

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  5. Seriously.....
    it is a beautiful picture, depicting the tranquility of the Australian bush........
    ♫as he camped by the billabong,
    up jumped the troopers
    one
    two
    three....♫

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  6. very striking!!! wonderful capture Milli!!!

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  7. I really like the colours - in particular the grass and that reddish brown of the root system. Has a really nice energy this photo - must be yours when you took it.!

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  8. Wow!! Thats an Inspiration

    Gnarled as I am, a witness to time
    My Branches in the breeze entwine
    Yet my Reflection
    Is a taste of Perfection.
    I am a Tree that has stood through time.

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  9. That is a gorgeous photo Milli. Love the reflection.

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  10. This is so very true Lynda and I love this opportunity too!

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  11. The reflection caught my eye first Danni and thanks for stopping by..

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  12. LOL oh my gosh you have such a great imagination Peter.....

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  13. Take 2......I must say that is exactly as it felt here..I was waiting for Ned to barge through the bushes..LOL Thanks Peter.

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  14. Thanks so much for visiting Johnoh...chase that lil duckie in the pond.

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  15. Keith now that is a wonderful comment and there was a good energy here for the whole day...Thank you.

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  16. Rashmi I am so honoured that this photo has inspired you to write such a splendid little verse for me here. I will place it in the main post..Thank You so much.

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  17. Thank You Ronnie...I am sure you know these trees very well..

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  18. Super shot Milli, I think it really speaks for itself and doesn't need anything added to it lol.

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  19. My Dear Carol,
    namaste and God bless u. U are very creative. Its an amazing shot. Love Venu

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  20. Thanks so much Mia your input is valued from me.

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  21. Venu it was so good to have your visit here and your comment..Om Shanti.

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  22. Usually full of praises for you work, I have to say this one confused me in many ways.

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  23. My dear friend you are definitely drawn to these magnificient stately gums for sure......your love shows in your photography.............It will grace my desktop .

    BTW hubby took me out to "Outback" restuarant here in Pttsburgh last week as a surprise.......I still am grinning about it all.........great place for a homesick Aussie to visit......lol

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  24. A lot of people ask me if them cafe's are genuine Aussie stuff....
    No, just a way to suck the coins out of American pockets...
    theres no emu on the menu...
    no....croc...
    koala...
    frill-necked lizzards....
    snake....
    goanna....
    turtle....
    dingo....

    Naaaahhhh....
    theres none of the good stuff there that makes up the Aussie menu.....
    Lmao.....

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  25. Hi Christene,
    I know how you are feeling and understand totally. I am so glad that I can bring some Aussie to your table here.
    Keep visiting it is so good to see you.

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