Still Life

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Comments (20)

Nadia Kushnir on August 27, 2010

Well done, Steve! Like!

bdeh on August 28, 2010

Great to see enough water in this lake Steve. Nice picture. Greetings Berend

Steve Paxton on August 28, 2010

Nadia & berend it remains to bee seen just how good winter was it was cold very cold for here but in truth not as much rain as we should have got or needed. i bet this will be dry come summer all these "lake's" are really only inches deep at best. a new spot for me to enjoy. steve

sugarbag1 on August 29, 2010

Good shot Steve. Have you seen this. Geerten told me about it!!! Best Regards, David

Steve Paxton on August 30, 2010

David Had a very short look, nice to find a fellow bush photographer that you can compare with me stuck in the city its not so interesting. i will look some you can bet and will end up as a fav just to see more. steve

John de Crom on August 30, 2010

Very good picture Steve. Greetings from Holland John.

乾龍 on August 31, 2010

Very beautiful scenery

I like

Best regards Qianlong

Mahdi Kalhor on August 31, 2010

Wonderful photography.

Liked 3

All the best from Iran,


someGuyinmasset on August 31, 2010

"That tree's not dead, it's pining!"

Cool spot steve what sort of nasties you got in there?

Steve Paxton on September 1, 2010

John, Qianlong, Mahdi & Guy its a few dead trees about this lake. nasties there will be a few i found a dead long neck turtle the other side where the photo on the link was taken. even leaches they will be out there lurking. steve

Steve Paxton on September 3, 2010

John they have been very slow at the moment. not sure why but dead trees all about this lake. steve

~Marlene~ No Views! on September 11, 2010

Lovely composition & "still life""... I Like 4! Regards, Marlene

Steve Paxton on September 11, 2010

Still life i like that better than dead tree thanks steve

Héctor J. Sánchez Gl… on September 14, 2010

Very good, I like this kind of pictures. A Steve greetings

Steve Paxton on September 16, 2010

Hector its not always a good sign here but it does make for a great photo. warm greeting to you. steve

lozpet on September 17, 2010

Looks like a lot of trees we have here Steve. All killed by salt & we have thousands :-(( LIKE LOZ

Michele Leonardi on September 17, 2010

A fantastic photo! 1 Lk + 1 my favorites. Bravo, ciao, Michele

Steve Paxton on September 18, 2010

Loz & Michele not sure why these trees about the lake died but they go all around the rim of the lake. thank you both for the likes. steve

Michele Leonardi on September 18, 2010

Hello Steve: I'm not a botanist and I do not know what to say. However I see that the lake is only three miles from the sea. And if the lake is at sea level, then is possible that the lake's water is contaminated by the sea saltwater. Perhaps there is a too high concentration of mineral salts in the water. Perhaps the water is too salty, because after so many years the lake (which seems artificial) has become too salty as a result of high evaporation. Plus: it may be that in that area the sea level is rising, with all the consequences. If you are interested in the topic "water", I will recommend this book very interesting the way in which humanity wasting water resources in all the world: bu Fred Pearce, When the Rivers Run Dry: What happens when our water runs Out? It is not a pessimistic thought. Is a book about the common sense that is no longer used by all the world. Michele

Michele Leonardi on September 18, 2010

... maybe it's just a natural cycle of forests and trees?!? In any case, I too want to know why these trees are dying around the lake.

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Photo taken in Yangebup Flora and Fauna Reserve, Yangebup WA 6164, Australia

Photo details

  • Uploaded on August 26, 2010
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Steve Paxton
    • Taken on 2010/08/25 18:09:04
    • Exposure: 0.625s
    • Focal Length: 98.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/11.000
    • Exposure Bias: -0.67 EV
    • No flash