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Darling River: as was


Darling River: as was
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Copyright: Will Perrett (willperrett) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1005 W: 299 N: 2575] (12142)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 1993
Categories: Nature
Camera: Canon AE 1
Map: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2017-06-07 9:32
Viewed: 408
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Darling River near the Mitchell Highway bridge at North Bourke in 1993.

Just behind me, there is a new road bridge, that wasn't there when this photograph was made. The river looked in reasonable nick back then; I gather it's a lot different now. The wind pump is long gone as well. But this image reminds me of a long outback trip we make in a borrowed Holden Jackaroo 4WD. Fun times.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 10511 W: 126 N: 19144] (100952)
  • [2017-06-07 9:36]

Hi Will,a nice memory from your archive and when you were young,some things are disappear and now there is a new bridge,but it's nice to see a memory of the past made in this excellent quality,it seems a pic made today,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hello Will,
A torn down wind pump may not be quite like a destroyed Greek temple, but it's a sign of changing times that may make some people nostalgic and melancholic. It is a special feeling to watch something that no longer exists. The blades of the pump look quite decorative against the fluffy light clouds. The slide, or possibly a negative, has kept well for 24 years and you have scanned it to look pretty much like a brand new digital photo.
Thanks for your kind words about my Baku Ballet. I am quite sure that H C-B would have appreciated a number of your conversations and other street photos.
Best regards,
Gert

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  • emka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8787 W: 122 N: 22227] (111655)
  • [2017-06-07 22:37]

Hello Will, A nostalgic picture when we realize that such a bucolic view doesn't exist any more. Lovely small river and attractive the wind pump. Excellent quality of this 24 years old picture. It must have been fun trip outback that time.

Kind regrad s Malgo

Hi dear Will

So stylish landscape image from you. A Wind wheal is the best landmark in this perfectly considered framework. Tasty color touch adds fantatstic mood too.

All the best and have a good day! Takero

Dear Will

A memory. How things change. Especially with this conservative government intent on turning this country into one big hot coal pit. An idyllic scene, with beautiful warm light and reflections on the water.

Thanks for sharing, have a lovely day
Lisa

Hello Will,

Nice to see you are active again and though its a simple composition it works very well, mainly because the beautiful lights!

Best Wishes,
Gy.

Olá, Will!

Boa foto! O ângulo e o formato vertical foram excelentes escolhas! Luz e cores muito boas! O céu está bem bonito. Parabéns!

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