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Lens: Sigma 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 II DC HSM Camera: K10D Photo Location: Maiala, Brisbane, Australia ISO: 400 Shutter Speed: 1/30s Aperture: F4 
Posted By: PJ1, 03-05-2016, 09:57 PM

Images from a walk at Maiala - a National Park at Mount Glorious, just outside Brisbane. These are some of the shots. (Lens info is wrong and I can't edit it. It was the Pentax-DA 18-55 F3.5-5.6 II)


Rainforest





Forest giant





Filtered light





Bark detail





The end of a giant





Renewal - the cycle begins again




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03-05-2016, 10:00 PM   #2
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Let me be the 1st to say " good photographs mate." #1 is a corker.
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Got to love the richness, depth and lighting in these shots.
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#1 is a corker

+1 on the first. That's beautiful country, though it looks as if "off-trail" distances would be measured in "hours per klick" rather than kilometers-per-hour!

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Love the first one. Good job on these.
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I was hiking along those same trails at Maiala last August, while I was in the area on vacation. (I live in Alberta, Canada.) What truly wonderful places those rain forests are! I was there rather late and as the forest grew darker there were so many more sounds from creatures emerging- some sounds quite eerie... Another pleasant spot along the Mt. Glorious road was at Jolly's Lookout- but such a contrast, it being regular bushland. The forests here in Canada are quite different. Thanks for posting.
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Thanks for the comments. I struggle a bit and it is good to know these worked. My wife loves the first one, too - wants to get it done as a print on canvas.
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