Sunshine on a stick

We spied this row of Poplars from the main road into Tenterfield and went looking for them, hoping they lined a road. Alas no, they line an edge of the golf course instead.

Initially the sun was hiding behind that large cloud there and the colours were flat and uninteresting, but just as I was giving up hope, out it popped and so did the colour.

View all photos taken: Sunday, 2nd May 2010, This photo: 1:25pm

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  • Panorama Paul said:
    Very nicely seen and composed Dave... besides all the Acacia species... we also have plenty of poplars here in South Africa... and they're also starting to turn golden now... no wonder there are so many SAfricans living in Australia... that place looks just like home! :)
  • David de Groot said:
    There are definitely a lot of similarities in the countryside Paul. A few more odd and dangerous animals here though ;-)
    I guess the Europeans liked Poplars and spread them around when they settled.
  • aramisfirefly said:
    Ah the Golf Course, didn't head there in the end.
  • David de Groot said:
    We spied the line of trees and went looking for them. Still lots of places we didn't get to though.
  • Cobra_11 said:
    Fantastic shot! I just love the warm borwn tones :)
  • Richard.Fisher said:
    Beautiful use of the autumn evening light.
  • David de Groot said:
    Thanks :) Bit of a rarity in Australia, as most native trees are green all year 'round and don't lose their leaves.
    Ah, but it wasn't really evening, this is 1:25pm
  • Nathouf said:
    beautiful shot ! great light and colors
  • David de Groot said:
    Thanks :)