Our backyard creek

20th May 2009.

Due to recent weed clearage, we were able to get up to see it in full flow today. A handy break in the clouds provided some nice shadows from the palm trees.

View all photos taken: Wednesday, 20th May 2009, This photo: 1:12pm


  • James Lagden said:
    Are you saying that you cleared the weeds, or someone else did it for you!
  • mitchell burns said:
    cool shot, where dose all the water go to , a dam or into another river ????
  • David de Groot said:
    I did it :-P Needs more, but it's passable now.
    Ultimately, it goes to Cedar Creek, but I'm not sure of the exact path it takes to get there.
  • bradchiplin said:
    Not many people could go boogie board riding in their own backyard!
    Nice shot mate. This bout of rain has been relentless.
  • David de Groot said:
    That it has! Raining again here, but it's nowhere near as heavy as earlier.
  • anitabromley said:
    Looks like you live in a pretty wonderful spot. I'm sure it will be running like that for the rest of the week by the look of this rain....
  • David de Groot said:
    I dare say so. The easter rains had our little creek running for several weeks. It's usually dry, so having it run well twice in quick succession is pretty special.
  • looby88 said:
    google earth... you should be able to make out where your creek starts, goes etc, well in theory anyway !
  • David de Groot said:
    Ah well the imagery is not high res enough for our patch just yet, and the creek disappears into the foliage somewhat.
  • aramisfirefly said:
    Super cool shot Dave - I like the moss on the trees to the left and the shadow in the watercourse.
  • Garry' said:
    Great shot Dave, looks very wild. Lovely textures on the tree and the shadows are great indeed...what a handy break
    Seen on your photo stream. (?)
  • David de Groot said:
    So you're Lichen the tree trunk eh ? ;-) (couldn't help myself, just the sort of fun-gi I am). (See cabin fever setting in already)
    Very handy :) It's been somewhat damp out here today - bit much to be risking the kit in mostly.
  • batch2008 said:
    Hey! how many people could go white water rafting in there own backyard.
  • David de Groot said:
    hehehe true ;-)
  • chamellieon said:
    very nice, ill have to add my paddocks to the collection tomorrow
  • David de Groot said:
    Paddocks or Ponds ? ;-)
  • Peter Hegarty said:
    Now that's a nice smooth water pic.....
  • David de Groot said:
    Thanks Pete :) Nice short exposure too (0.6 sec).
  • The Sage of Shadowdale said:
    Wow - that's a change from the tranquil creek long exposures I'm used to seeing on your stream. I guess all that rain had a tiny impact. For me the tree shadows across the water are the highlight of this shot. Nice one mate!
    Seen in the group"The Water's Edge" (?)
  • David de Groot said:
    Yeah I saw the shadows and thought that I just had to shoot that :)