Photo of the Month - May 2006

Last Man Standing

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Dark, damp, silent and monochromatic-green: wandering through this forest was a surreal experience for me after spending so much of my recent life in the Western Australian Goldfields. I had been hiking for much of the morning at nearby Dove Lake, and as I made my way back to the car I found this ocean of greenery. The most challenging aspect of the shot was locating a point of focus to photograph, and this dead pandanus fit the bill nicely.

The exposure for this shot was quite long (50 seconds) and I had left my wrist watch back at the camp site. I was forced to use the old fall-back of “one thousand, one, one thousand, two, one thousand, three ……”

This month, subscribers to the Photo of the Month received a Special Edition 5x3 inch print of this scene and 10% off the full sized print's price, while Subscribers to the Connoisseur's Collection will get 20% off. If you would like to receive a FREE sample print from the Photo of the Month series, please fill out the details on this form.

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Normally $350, the price of the framed 24x14" (60x35cm) "Last Man Standing" print until June 1st is $315 for subscribers to the Photo of the Month (a saving of $30) and $280 for the subscribers to the Connoisseur's Collection ($60 off the regular price). Click here or on the image above to purchase the print online.

Graeme Hird


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