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Warrumbungle National Park

Warrumbungle National Park

These heritage listed ranges burned in a terrible bushfire on January 18th this year. Destroyed were 43000 hectares, 33 homes, the visitor centre, and damaged the infrastructure at Spring Siding Observatory.

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Mark Chambers LRPS05-Aug-2013 20:05
A very nice image. V
Carol Rollins02-Aug-2013 04:19
I love the depth and the layers you created in this amazing composition Laine. ~
It is so sad to hear about the fires.
bill friedlander01-Aug-2013 23:48
Its a beautiful scene despite the fire! I like how you did this! V
godro01-Aug-2013 21:43
I like it!
Chris(tine)01-Aug-2013 21:06
It's is beautiful - like a Constable painting.
Hopefully, things are slowly returning to something resembling normal.
LynnH01-Aug-2013 20:31
Excellent framing, Laine. I like seeing the shapes in the mountain range on the horizon. Seems like it is always too dry or too wet nowadays. V
Johnny JAG01-Aug-2013 20:30
Fantatsic light
Sarah Rehfeldt01-Aug-2013 05:28
This is a beautiful image, hard to see what burned.
woody3401-Aug-2013 03:56
That was certainly a bad news time, but luckily I don't think there were any fatalities...a lovely documented shot, with amazing light...V
Jeff Real01-Aug-2013 02:22
A sad tale and this image really captures that sadness. ~V~
sue anne01-Aug-2013 02:19
Very nice and sad about the fire. V
Frank Brault01-Aug-2013 00:06
so sad, but this image is exquisitely beautiful! V
Al Chesworth31-Jul-2013 21:44
Terrible shame, however it will regrow.
The loss of property and livestock, that's another matter, my heart goes out to the affected people who may have spent years building their community.
Karen Stuebing31-Jul-2013 21:04
It still looks beautiful. Love the light and the clarity. V.
poochdad31-Jul-2013 20:40
Beautiful scenery.
Máire Uí Mhaicín31-Jul-2013 19:37
What a lovely scene: hopefully it's slowly rejuvenating itself after the devastation of the fire.
J. Scott Coile31-Jul-2013 14:57
Warm golden moment. Beautiful.
Gerard Koehl31-Jul-2013 14:40
Magnifique avec cet arbre en premier plan. V
joseantonio31-Jul-2013 12:31
I remember having Reading about that fire....Terrible news. Lovely your image with that beautiful light.V.
Stephanie31-Jul-2013 11:48
This is a wonderfully composed scene with beautiful lighting! V It is difficult to see where the burn took place.
Yvonne31-Jul-2013 11:25
I remember that terrible fire... we've been to that Observatory, and it was amazing
that the people who were
evacuated could watch on a computer screen (elsewhere) as the fire raged around the building! Lovely shot Laine, the lighting is wonderful. v
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