Winter at Lithgow

© John Connolly

Winter at Lithgow

Uploaded: July 24, 2018 | Entered: July 24, 2018 13:10:13


Today is the renewal day for my BP membership. While I have made many great friends over the years, I feel I am not travelling down the same path as BP anymore. It is with some regret I am resigning from the group, I don’t think I could stand the stress of being ignored and waiting for over 4 weeks for management to explain their new renewing procedures again. I would like to wish you all the very best for the future, and thanks for some wonderful memories.

This photo was made feature photo of the week, from my new Aussie camera group.

Exif: F Number: 9, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 125, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 38.00 mm, Model: NIKON D90


Candace M. Cleveland level-classic July 24, 2018

I am so sad. I will miss you. #1712074

Candace M. Cleveland level-classic July 24, 2018

OH wait.. they still have the free group! I think. #11716050

Nancy L. Green level-classic July 24, 2018

Beautifully done John, Chuck and I will both miss seeing your great photos, blessingsto you and your family!! <>< #11716054

Wendy A. Blanchard July 24, 2018

Beautiful capture will be missed! My dad left also. #11716056

Terry Cervi level-classic July 24, 2018

I'm really sorry to hear this, John. So many good friends have left over the past couple of years, what a shame. This image is just stunning! Wishing you the very best! #11716078

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe July 25, 2018

So sad to hear this. We are losing many of the members that have been here the longest. I know several leaving because of the change with categories. BP really needs to take notice of this. I will really miss you and your beautiful photography. Gorgeous capture and congrats on your POTW. Take care. #11716176

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic July 25, 2018

What a fantastic view with great colors and lighting John!,
We will miss you!,Thank you for your friendship!,
Amalia #11716214

Martha R. Mazon level-classic July 25, 2018

It's an incredible image, John. I can see why it was chosen for the weekly feature! I'm so sad to see you go, but I completely understand. Happy shooting my friend. Please keep in touch via alternate means as you are able. Look me up if you're ever back in San Francisco! #11716237

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 26, 2018

So sorry to hear that John you are an accomplished photographer and I have enjoyed your captures of your homeland. I will try to keep up with you on facebook from time to time. Happy trails my Aussie friend. #11716279

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic August 04, 2018

I was wondering why I could not access your previous link John. So sorry to hear you're leaving, We've all been together over the years. I'm at a loss as to what's going on. We'll miss you. This image is indeed so wonderful, Take care. #11718357

Ed Lauderdale level-classic August 13, 2018

John, I'll really miss all your beautiful seascapes and your encouragement. Like Emile I wish Happy Trails!! #11719641

Ann Varley level-classic September 20, 2018

John, I wondered why I did not see many of your kind and encouraging comments on my gallery. I'd been away for a good while and came back to see new names, missing the old ones who were so familiar. Best wishes to you and yours. #11726225

Rita Jane Smith level-deluxe September 26, 2018

Ahhhh John, I will miss all the encouragement you have given me, might you reconsider? God Bless my friend...... #11727120

Chuck Green level-classic September 28, 2018

We've missed you, my friend! Wonderful to see that you're still around! <>< #11728022

Husain Akhtar November 03, 2018

Great scene and capture - your usual John! Hope all is well!
Sorry I have been away from BP for some time and need more time to regularise because of my socio-political commitments. #11734828

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures November 16, 2018

John, I don't know how but I missed this wonderful image, congratulations on it being a POTW in your new group!!! I have missed your wonderful images and friendship and was wondering why and now I know!! Hope you are doing well and enjoying your new group!! #11737369

Laura E. Swan level-classic December 21, 2018

What a breathtaking vista, Brother John! Can you imagine building a home on this spot? Heavenly!

Great Job and a Very Merry Christmas to you folks!
Little Sister Swanee! :D #11742978

Laura E. Swan level-classic December 21, 2018

P.S. I'm glad you are on FB and other places so we dont lose touch! #11742979

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic January 06, 2019

WOW! What a scenery, John. What an amazing view. I'm so sorry to read your description. I wish you all the best. And Happy New Year! #11745021

Joannie Bertucci level-classic January 26, 2019

Well brother John, I see I missed the boat on your departure but I see you have the free group, so please keep posting! I will look you up on facebook to keep our family connection! :-) Take care and God bless! Joannie #11747489

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic March 28, 2019

I know what you feel, I haven't post pictures any more is not the same like it use to be, it was fun before I also made so many great friends in BP but my heart is not in it any more.
great picture my dear friend #11757640

Patrick Rouzes level-classic April 13, 2019

Have missed your wonderful images of your beautiful country, John! Also miss your comments & friendship. Hope you will reconsider, and give BP another try! Congrats on your award for this gorgeous photo! Best of luck, my friend! #11761070

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe December 07, 2019

John, I sure miss you! Things have leveled out here, I hope you consider returning! Happy Holidays! ccc #11785996

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