The Boomer Legacy

Landscape

A Glimpse of the World that was

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A crown of ashes    (Dec 2019)

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Onto Sydpolen: The path ahead wasn't easy, but there was no going back

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Palm Jungle, Royal National Park NSW   (Oct 2019,  479kb)

Zigzag environments: Our infrastructure was forever being overgrown or burned out

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Zigzag Railway upper and lower viaducts, Clarence   (Jul 2019,  677kb)

Golden mean: The rise and fall of the west glowed with unfulfilled promise

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Garawarra Ridge, Royal National Park NSW   (Oct 2019,  676kb)

Past escarpment: We tended to forget how dramatic the landscape could be

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The view south from Thelma Head, Royal National Park NSW   (Jul 2019,  358kb)

Peak oil: Rapid obsolescence was just around the corner

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Motorcycle parking at the top of Hill Street, North Sydney   (Oct 2020,  341kb)

The false autumn: The mist was smoke and haze, the leaves fallen due to drought and fire

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Woodford bushfire aftermath, Blue Mountains   (Dec 2019,  537kb)

Pac-Man rock: Eventually the landscape will reward us for our diligence

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Florabella pass track, Blue Mountains National Park   (Nov 2019,  743kb)

Precipitous descent: Decades of wandering through a hostile terrain, only to flounder in the sea

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Ocean cliffs south of Little Marley, Royal National Park NSW   (Aug 2020,  354kb)

A crown of ashes: Every Christmas we would exchange Bushfire Survival Plans and kiss beneath the epicormic shoots

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Woodford bushfire aftermath, Blue Mountains   (Dec 2019,  679kb)

Leave No Trace: There will come a time when it will be hard to believe we were ever here

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Fern Dell, Springwood Blue Mountains National Park   (Oct 2019,  630kb)

Unlimited potential: Entire hillsides of these things, just standing there not doing anything

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The lower portion of the Wodi Wodi track, near Coalcliff NSW   (Oct 2020,  831kb)

Features of heritage redevelopment: Mate, if you want to make an omelette then you gotta break a few eggs

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1920s heritage stores at Lawson in the Blue Mountains NSW, prior to demolition in Dec 2010.

This linear panorama — divided into three strips for easier viewing — was composited by hand from 62 source images. The master image is a continuous panorama 52000 × 3300 pixels   (Oct 2006,  283kb)

Across the rill and into the trees: The way out was much easier than Papa feared

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Fern Dell, near Springwood NSW   (Oct 2019,  540kb)

Retro refurb: Tranquilly versus adverse possession

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Whitely Gardens on reclaimed NSW Railway land, Lavender bay in Sydney   (Oct 2020,  786kb)

Upward convolution: The unprecedented was discreetly normalised

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Florabella pass track, Blue Mountains National Park   (Nov 2019,  728kb)

Rewilding: Civilisation was only a few kilometres away, although you would never know it

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Magdala creek, Blue Mountains National Park   (Oct 2019,  547kb)

Notes

These images are multi-shot panoramas, typically 120° wide and 38° vertical

They were assembled from 6−10 rectilinear images, shot in portrait-format and aligned using a nodal camera mount. The individual shots were then “stitched” to create partial-panoramas @ 110 MPixel in size.

 

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