The Australian Capital Territory.

© John Connolly

The Australian Capital Territory.

Uploaded: August 22, 2013 12:40:14


A scene taken back in March 2005 of the grazing country on the outskirts of Canberra. This was taken with my first little 3mp digital camera in Jpeg, and reworked in CS5. It is a hand held 3 stitch panorama.
Captured just after noon, at 1/650th f5.6 and ISO-64.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/6500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 64, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 8.50 mm, Model: C730UZ


Ermanno Radice August 22, 2013

Beautiful countryside, great vision and perspective, great details! #1541457

Gord MacEachern August 22, 2013

Hi John, what a wonderful scene here,just proves it isn't the camera it's the person behind it!! #10817041

Monnie Ryan August 22, 2013

Always love to see photos of your beautiful country, John! This is SO inviting! #10817049

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe August 22, 2013

Beautiful landscape and pano. Great comp. and beautifully captured. #10817059

Tiia Vissak August 22, 2013

a cool pano! #10817083

Claudia Kuhn level-classic August 22, 2013

Beautiful rural scene John, gotta love the milk container mailbox too :) #10817102

David Phalen August 22, 2013

Outstanding work John!! The pano, colors and details are wonderful!! Amazing what we can do with those early digital photos we took several years ago!! #10817205

Emile Abbott level-deluxe August 22, 2013

It is not the camera it is the photographer and you proved that age old saying. Outstanding John. #10817262

Terry Cervi level-classic August 22, 2013

A beautiful country scene, John! #10817292

Thomas E. Hinds August 22, 2013

Beautiful panorama, John! So much like our southwest by the looks of it! Beautiful country indeed! #10817310

Nadia Paul August 22, 2013

This looks wonderful John - beautiful details in the scene and a fantastic sky! #10817401

Barbara Waldoch August 23, 2013

What a beauty, John! #10817514

Colette M. Metcalf August 23, 2013

Love it!! I LOVE the mailbox:0) Outstanding and beautiful capture, John!!! #10817535

Paul E. Earl August 23, 2013

Was looking very dry then John. It is always fun to go through the archives. A great pano. #10817578

Joy Rector August 23, 2013

beautiful shot #10817766

David Hurt August 23, 2013

amazing country. It is on my bucket list of places to visit. #10817826

Martha R. Mazon level-classic August 23, 2013

Wonderfully composed, John! Great job resurrecting this beauty! #10817841

Nancy L. Green level-classic August 23, 2013

Wonderful stitch work John, it is amazing what those early little digitals could do, WTG!!! <>< #10818079

John Connolly August 23, 2013

Thank you for all your kind comments, they are appreciated! #10818206

Patrick Rouzes August 23, 2013

Beautiful sky, tones, colors, perspective, & scene, John. WTG.

John Connolly August 24, 2013

Thank you so much Patrick! #10819403

Wm Nosal August 25, 2013

Beautiful Pano John!
Like That You Captured A Mailbox
In The Shot:) #10820174

John Connolly August 25, 2013

Thanks Wm, actually that mailbox came from another part of Australia! #10820426

Carol L. Fowler September 30, 2013

Congrats on this wonderful Finalist! #10856483

Barbara Mason September 30, 2013

Congratulations John - just goes to show you don't need to have the high pixel cameras of today to make a good image. It's the person behind the camera !!! #10856666

Ermanno Radice September 30, 2013

Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist! #10856695

Laura E. Swan level-classic September 30, 2013

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ON THIS FASCINATING FINALIST, Brother John!!! And I even see a UNIQUE MAILBOX on the far right of the frame! :D

Great job!!
-Swanee :D #10856716

Robert R. Goodman September 30, 2013

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist my friend!!! #10856738

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe September 30, 2013

Congrats again, John. #10856882

Marijana Fajgl September 30, 2013

Big congratulations on your wonderful finalist, John! #10856886

Wm Nosal September 30, 2013

Congratulations John! #10856965

Katherine Kuhn September 30, 2013

Congratulations on your gorgeous pano finalist, John! #10857202

Lyn Darlington September 30, 2013

Huge congrats on your finalist! #10857209

Tammy Espino September 30, 2013

Congrats!! :) #10857309

Martha R. Mazon level-classic September 30, 2013

Congratulations on your excellent finalist, John! #10857531

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe September 30, 2013

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, John! #10857646

Phyllis A. Houghton September 30, 2013

Congrats on your sharp finalist, John! #10857751

Nadia Paul October 01, 2013

So glad to see this beautiful image rewarded - congrats on your finalist John! #10857949

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer October 01, 2013

Congratulations on both your finalists and staff favorite, John. #10858223

Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 01, 2013

It is not the camera it is the photographer. Huge Texas congratulations on this wonderful finalist, John. #10858690

Patrick Rouzes October 01, 2013

Agree with Emile, John. Congrats, my friend.

Ujjwal Mukherjee October 01, 2013

Huge congratulations on yet another wonderful finalist,my friend!!!! #10859598

Nancy (Peaches) Harker October 02, 2013

HUGE Congrats JOhn on a beautiful finlaist!!! #10860110

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic October 02, 2013

Congratulations John on this Beautiful finalist! #10860501

Ann Coates level-classic October 02, 2013

Congratulations on your superb finalist John. #10860841

John Connolly October 03, 2013

Many thanks for your support and great comments, they are appreciated! #10861411

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic October 03, 2013

Congratulations John on a fantastic finalist !! #10861437

Nancy (Peaches) Harker October 03, 2013

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John Connolly October 04, 2013

Thank you Marilyn and Peaches! #10862562

Lydia Williams level-deluxe October 07, 2013

Congratulations John on your fantastic finalist! #10865046

John Connolly October 10, 2013

Thanks a lot Lydia! #10867849

Merna L. Nobile October 16, 2013

You’re the kind of person who makes the world a better, brighter place…You worked hard for this, you made it happen, and you have a right to be proud. So enjoy these satisfying moments; you deserve every one! Merna #10873573

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