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Jacaranda time
24-OCT-2006

Jacaranda time

Jacarandas bloom in Spring time, and are evident all over Brisbane at the moment. The colourful flowers form a beautiful carpet underneath the trees. Jacarandas are not native to Australia, but have been planted everywhere for their colour and because they are a fast growing shade tree. The building is the old Government Houses in Brisbane City area.

Canon EOS 30D
1/320s f/3.5 at 30.0mm iso100 full exif

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Pam Russell31-Aug-2010 03:52
My parents had a large Jacaranda tree when I was growing up and I loved the purple carpet under it. This brings back great memories.... thank you :) V.
Bernard Bosmans14-May-2010 22:22
This is one of my favourites in your Brissy gallery, wonderful light and what a glorious carpet. V.
anuschka28-Mar-2010 23:08
Wonderful colour these flowers have!
Chris Spracklen27-Feb-2010 23:29
Beautiful indeed, Lou.
Love the carpet of blue petals. (V)
Kylie Jackson28-Oct-2009 00:41
Gorgeous lighting and composition Lou. Well captured :)I am originally from the Jacaranda City of Grafton NSW so I have a soft spot for these trees. Good job.
Jeff Real10-Oct-2009 00:54
Very beautiful work! I love the blue ~V~
Marie-Hélène Raletz09-Nov-2008 09:55
Trees create the most wonderful carpets!
Superb osmosis between nature and architecture.
Licaga30-Dec-2007 09:21
great shot and compo the light is perfect. V
raymondg15-Aug-2007 10:36
Just beautiful
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