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HMAS Sydney Memorial Geraldton Western Australia
A memorial to HMAS Sydney II sunk off the Western Australian coast in November 1941 by the German HSK Kormoran sits on the top of Mount Scott within the city of Geraldton. The Memorial is the work of world-renowned sculptors Joan Walsh Smith and Charles Smith. Central to the memorial is a dome of 645 seagulls each representing a life lost. The dome is complemented by a memorial wall, pool and sculptures of the ship bow and a grieving woman,
Agriculture - Cane Harvesting.
Large tractor-like machines are driven from the sugar cane harvest area in the field to fill tiny carriages, parked on a siding in a farm paddock. Then a tiny train pulls the harvested sugar cane filled carriages to a nearby mill for processing.
African Giraffe, Zebra, Wildebeest And Buffalo
A collection of wildlife stock photography, mostly captured in the Kruger National Park in South Africa. The Kruger National Park is one of the largest game reserves in Africa. It covers an area of 19,633 square kms in northeastern South Africa, and extends 360 kms from north to south and 65 kms from east to west. It is proudly home to The Big 5!
Birds - Aquatic 5.
The Australian Pelican - Pelecanus conspicillatus is a large Australian waterbird which looks graceful, whether soaring through the air or paddling on the water.
The south coast town of Narooma has its own charm as well as being the hub of beautiful beaches and picturesque coast.
Animals - Farm - Sheep and Cattle.
I have images of sheep before giving birth to their offspring and then tending their newborn lambs as well as cute lambs at play and resting. Cattle are also included with supplementary feeding in a paddock and drinking at a water trough, both just after a drought had broken but before the farm paddocks started producing feed. More images are available to view by either searching or viewing my complete collection.
Photos of Patan Durbar Square in Nepal
Patan or locally called Lalitpur, one of the old-cities of the Kathmandu Valley, is a UNESCO world heritage listed site. In the narrow alleys are traditional Newari houses interspersed in Hindu shrines that are still used today. The focus is Patan Durbar square, a conglomeration of temples of both Hindu and Buddhist origins. Traditional life continues in and around this traditional architecture.
Black and White Fine Art
Fine Art Black and White prints produced from digital images.
Industry - Sugar Cane Process.
A sugar cane processing mill in North Queensland, Australia. After harvesting the sugar cane from the fields, it is transported from the harvester to a cane train and taken to the mill for processing.
Established in 1830 the Port Arthur penal station developed to house over 2000 convicts, soldiers and civil staff a decade later. It was closed in 1877, lots were sold off, building demolished for their materials and the site was ravished by major bushfires in the 1890s. The fascination of the convict past remained and establishment as a tourist destination started the day the site closed.
Broome and Kimberley region
Broome is famous for its pearling industry and is a major tourist destination in the north of Western Australia, 2200km north of Perth. Highlights of the region are the town itself with its historic links to the pearling industry, Chinatown and places such as Cable Beach where camel rides, particularly as the sun sets, are hugely popular. Within the region are wonderful attractions like Geikie Gorge and Cape Leveque plus Aboriginal settlments like Lombadina.
Farm Country Grain Harvest
These images capture the activity on the Canadian prairies as the members of the farming community toil to bring in the crop they have nurtured all summer long. It is easy to capture images of men and women on harvesting equipment . It is not so easy to depict the stresses, joys and mental anguish felt by the community during this busiest of times.
These images are from both the Northern Territory desert area (Truck stop and Devils Marbles) and channel country in Far North Queensland (Old Garage). Australia's outback colours are simply stunning!
Fraser Island, Queensland
World Heritage Listed Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world. With pristine creeks, freshwater lakes, rainforest and white sandy beaches it is a natural wonder. The island is home to one of the purest strains of Dingo on the East Coast of Australia and the surrounding waters are a playground for migrating whales each year. It is popular with international tourists and locals with kilometres of beach for camping and four-wheel driving.
Birds - Aquatic 3.
Images of a Black Swan watching over baby Cygnets as they feed in wetlands and Pelicans preening, while resting on a sand bar, in the waters of the Coorong National Park, South Australia.
North Stradbroke Island, Queensland
North Stradbroke Island is right on Brisbane's doorstep though it still has a laid back charm and old style beach holiday feel to it. It has a pristine natural beauty and there are no big resorts or the usual chain stores and fastfood joints. It is a popular holiday spot for Brisbane local's, particularly during school holidays and those who love camping, four-wheel driving and relaxing in nature. Point Lookout is located on the North Eastern side of the island and my favourite spot.
Brisbane Riverfire 2008
The fireworks Display that is part of Riverfire during the River Festival in Brisbane, QLD Australia.
The Taj Mahal
The Monument to Love. Built by Shah Jahan for his beloved Mumtaz from about 1632 until about 1653, it has to be seen to be believed and truly appreciated. The light constantly changes across its' surface as the minutes pass.
Images of Paris including icons such as the Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum, and of life in Paris cafes and cobbled laneways.
Kosciuszko Main Range and Lakes
The main range walk in Kosciuszko National Park follows the Snowy River valley from Charlotte's Pass to the base of Mt Kosciusko. A short detour takes you to the summit of Kosciuszko before the spectacular walk into Lake Albina and along the main range. A second detour into the Blue Lake is worth it before descending to the Snowy River and back up to the tree line at Charlotte's Pass.
Insects - Cicada.
Cicada (family Cicadidae), shown here shortly after emerging from its shell. The female Cicada lays eggs on branches of a host tree and the newly hatched nymphs fall to the ground and burrow with their modified front legs. These feed underground on the sap in roots for up to several years before emerging in early summer for the final moult. Adults feed on sap of branches in the tree canopy. Their familiar loud calls are produced by two vibrating drumlike membranes called timbals.
Aerial views of the Capricorn Coast, Queensland Set 2
Aerial views of the Capricorn Coast and surrounds, Queensland
Motocross riders in action.
Motocross is a type of extreme sport, physically demanding and held in all-weather conditions. Races are held on off-road circuit with natural obstacles. Action images, taken on sport events in Astbury and Warmingham tracks near Manchester and Stoke-on-trent, England as part of Cheshire North West Championship. Gallery contains pictures of motocross riders in the various categories like: Autos, 65 cc, Small Wheel, Big Wheel, Schoolboy, Adult and Veterans.
Birds - Aquatic 1.
Crested Tern, Silver Gulls and Purple Swamphen are all seen here in their natural environments.
A sample of various outdoor images/structures.
Beaches of the NSW Mid North Coast
The laid back lifestyle of the NSW Mid North Coast is exemplified in the way so many of its citizens enjoy the multitude of beaches. Surfing, fishing, boating, swimming or just walking in quiet contemplation are all offered to both young and old residents of the coast. Day by day the beaches change with tides, seasons and weather. Sometimes you may be delighted by the sparkle of sun on waves; other times the skies may be moodily overcast. Always there will be inspirational light effects.
Waterfalls have cut deeply into the escarpment on the eastern fringe of the Southern Highlands. Fitzroy Falls in Morton National Park has been visited for over 150 years since discovery by Charles Throsby and is quite accessible from the Visitor Centre. Yarrunga Creek plunges 82m into the valley after cascading through temperate rainforest.
Railway Carriages Restored.
View images of restored railway passenger carriages from the early 1900's. They have been lovingly restored to their former character and beauty by rail enthusiasts. It is easy to imagine the passengers they carried, from soldiers going to war, to country people on a journey to the city.
Beach Shells and Seagrass
Sea shells and seagrass washed up on a beach with shadows highlighting contours of some shells. These images are very different and would be great for interior decoration, especially in a holiday home at the beach or a city apartment, where it could be a reminder of the coastal lifestyle. A real talking point!
Landscapes - Pink lake.
A magical pink lake amid farmland and grazing cattle. Depending where you stand to view it, the pink colour is lighter or darker. The blue sky reflects on the pink lake adding some unusual hues.
From the sand dunes above the beach the rock the profile of a camel is apparent. However when you explore amongst the rocky headland on the NSW south coast it breaks into a group of rocks rising sharply out of the water.
Remote communities are serviced by dentists who fly in regularly to look at peoples' teeth. Dentists can be in a community for days or a week. Aboriginal people in many communities have severe dental problems and dentists work quickly to ensure they can arrest dental decay and work on some major issues such as abscesses and teeth that need to be extracted.
Construction - Tower Crane and Construction Equipment.
The view from a Tower Crane working on a High-rise construction site in Brisbane CBD, Queensland, Australia. Also some equipment such as a concrete skip, used to pour concrete and block cage for moving builders blocks and bricks onto the construction site as well as civil construction equipment - an excavator and heavy haulage earth transport truck.
Flowers - Mixed varieties & Landscapes.
Images of flowering water plants to tropical landscape....
A favourite beach. Protected by a rock reef the water is warm and calm, and then there are the rock formations and seaweed always revealing new mysteries to the photographer.
Aboriginal Life Issues
Like all Australians, Aboriginal people are confronted by scores of issues daily. However, some issues really grab the attention of people on remote communities - funerals are one thing, also voting on polling day. When an Aboriginal person is elected to Parliament, many from the community and direct family come to town to celebrate in their own unique way. Religion is also a strong influence in many communities.
Cars - Classic & Vintage - 2
More Classic and Vintage beauties..
Old automobiles are categorized according to age. Car collectors talk, in chronological order, about antique cars, Brass Era cars, vintage cars and classic cars, but the classification criteria may vary between countries. A vintage car is usually defined as being built between 1919 and 1930, but this lightbox includes automobiles from 1911 to 1932. There are a couple of automobiles whose names you may not even have heard before.
Working Asian Women
A field of sunflowers near Oamaru NZ
Chanced upon this stunning field of golden sunflowers during a road trip to Dunedin. The flowers are hybrids and their seed is sold solely in New Zealand for use as bird seed. The day was overcast which accentuated the colour of the flowers and the landscape beyond. The beautiful girl was an added bonus.