The Pole House

© Peter R. Hammer

The Pole House

Dianna Hauf Student 5/28/2007 2:44:42 PM

This is an incredible image! The DOF,POV, colors and composition make this a winner by far! "Unsurpassed and stunning views" fit this perfectly! #663739

Lisa D. Greer 5/28/2007 3:24:33 PM

WOW! Stunning image! :) #4339996

Peter R. Hammer 5/28/2007 3:33:16 PM

This came in on another thread.

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Very beautiful,Peter #4340018

Peter R. Hammer 5/28/2007 3:35:00 PM

Thanks for the wonderful comments Manuel, Dianna and Lisa. #4340026

April Riggs 5/28/2007 4:27:58 PM

Stunning, looks like this should be in an add for a vacation! Great job! #4340169

Jeff W. Robinson 5/28/2007 5:16:11 PM

Very nicely done Peter! Jeff #4340332

Peter R. Hammer 5/28/2007 6:01:25 PM

Thanks for the nice comments April and Jeff. #4340480

Roxanne M. Bubar 5/29/2007 3:07:09 PM

Magnificent image. Awesome depth. A winner. #4344032

Peter R. Hammer 5/29/2007 3:10:16 PM

Thanks so much for the wonderful comment Roxanne. #4344046

Stacy Lankford 5/30/2007 3:47:35 PM

Gret job, I love the luminence coming from the pier! #4348239

Peter R. Hammer 5/30/2007 3:56:21 PM

Thanks Stacy. #4348281

Chris Ebben 6/13/2007 4:58:16 AM

Oh damn, I missed this when I was down there I started at Warrnambool. Great shot & colours. Very well taken=^..^= #4392501

Peter R. Hammer 6/13/2007 5:06:22 AM

Thanks for the comment Chris. Ah well it happens Chris and I have missed many a good shot too. BTW you have to go onto private property to get this view. #4392518

Kay E. Mahoney 6/26/2007 3:06:50 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4440229

Peter R. Hammer 6/26/2007 3:20:43 PM

Thanks Kay. I am going to need it as there are some great images among the finalists. #4440467

Mike Perez 6/26/2007 3:39:31 PM

Congratulations on another great Finalist, Peter! #4440785

Alexis Yobbagy 6/26/2007 3:40:46 PM

Congratualtions Peter!!! This is a stunner!!!! #4440807

Peter R. Hammer 6/26/2007 4:01:45 PM

Thanks for the lovely comments Mike and Alexis. #4441147

anonymous 6/26/2007 5:19:15 PM

Congratulations Peter on your beautiful finalist! #4441989

Boris Kirpichnikov 6/26/2007 5:53:58 PM

Congratulations,Peter on your outstanding finalist! #4442411

randy dannheim 6/26/2007 7:31:37 PM

Peter, congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round - wonderful image. #4443775

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 6/26/2007 8:10:41 PM

Excellent colors and perspective!! A big congratulations on this amazing finalist!!! #4444134

Susan M. Hembree 6/26/2007 8:11:42 PM

Really like this one, Peter! Great colors and framing! Congratulations! #4444139

Peter R. Hammer 6/27/2007 3:30:51 AM

Thanks Barbara, Boris, Randy, Donna and Susan for your lovely comments and best wishes. I haven't had a chance to look through the finalists as yet but good luck to any of you who have become finalists and very well done! #4445899

Kristen J. Monacella 6/27/2007 6:25:33 AM

Wow, what an amazing shot. Love the colors. Congrats on your finalist! #4447189

Sylvia Rossler 6/27/2007 6:59:51 AM

Big Big congrats again Peter :O) #4447451

Colleen Farrell 6/27/2007 8:56:56 AM

Peter, I noticed you have two finalists in the category of travel and place (maybe more?) so congratulations on all you receive! :) I looked through your gallery the other day, and can't remember if I commented or not (old age has firmly set in) but this is one of my top favorites in your gallery--the colors, tones, composition and the subject are all terrific. So, congratulations again and here's hoping for a gold for you! #4448245

Peter R. Hammer 6/27/2007 2:50:28 PM

Thanks for the lovely comments Kristen, Sylvia and Colleen. Colleen I only have 2 finalists this month so you saw both of them. #4450248

Renee Doyle 7/24/2007 4:24:35 PM

Fantastic capture of this icon Peter! Belated but big congrats on this wonderful finalist!
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Jennifer A. Lambert 9/18/2007 8:27:01 PM

Spectacular !! Did you use a filter or change the colors with PS filters ? Either way WHAT A SHOT !!
Blessings, Jenny #4809634

Peter R. Hammer 9/18/2007 8:48:41 PM

Thanks Jennifer. This was made from a single raw file using a HDR program. That can give this sort of colour effect if you manipulate the controls appropriately. #4809702

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Description

The Pole House at Fairhaven near the start of the Great Ocean Road is one Australia's most easily recognizable and iconic homes. Built in 1978 by architect/engineer Frank Dixon it is one of the few survivors of the 1983 Ash Wednesday bushfires. It sits perched on a concrete pole about 40 meters above the beach at Fairhaven and offers unsurpassed and stunning views along the ocean from Airey's Inlet to Lorne.
This is a HDR image created from a single RAW file with a fair bit of post-processing.
Nikon D50 18-200mm VR lens.

Uploaded on 5/28/2007 2:40:33 PM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D50 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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