Queensland patterns and textures

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Sorting through the photos from my recent trip, I realise that many of the photos are not showing beautiful scenery or wildlife so much as textures and patterns. I am always drawn to this kind of imagery – some will be used in future drawings and paintings, others are simply stuff I liked. Following will be a small selection of these, some are easily identifiable, others are just strange or beautiful shapes and forms. In the picture above I was looking down on Cooktown harbour as the sun set.

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29 thoughts on “Queensland patterns and textures

  1. Such a lovely lot of images, still drawn to the sand ones with tracks in them. I am like you I come back from trips with photos of flowers, details of objects, interesting colours and very few of scenes, locations or people. Drives my family nuts.

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        1. Jo, it is a Canon Powershot SX280, but I think it has now been superseded. The replacement has a bigger zoom, 30x as opposed to my 20x. I love the zoom on this one, it really holds the quality without breaking up. The new one also has a higher megapixel rating. I’ve been really happy with this camera.

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  2. Oh, so much texture and patterns, beautiful colors and vistas. Inspiration abound! Thank you for sharing so many images. I really need to travel to your country! šŸ™‚

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  3. Inspirational photos! Love all the little bits and pieces left by creatures; whether sand tracks or little balls in the sand or webs. What is the pink fruit? It looks like Nature’s own ice cream sundae!

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    1. Yes, those little mementoes they leave are intriguing aren’t they. The pink fruit is actually fungi would you believe. Quite small, they were hidden under trees in Mossman Gorge. I have never seen them before. Aren’t they gorgeous?!

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