In August this year the "Wheel of Brisbane" was opened in the South Bank Parklands beside the Brisbane River. With a diameter of 60metres it would seem to be a mini version of London's Eye (diameter 135metres). The bougainvillias in the foreground are growing on the sculptured framework covering the "Arbour" which is a walkway which weaves its way through the parklands.
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LeeLoo (0) 2008-10-17 2:01
Dear Marlene Fegan!
fanni (14250) 2008-10-17 3:49
very interesting POV! I like the idea :)) Amazing colour of the flowers! In any case, with such a POV I get the impression of quick motion... of quick rotation... which almost makes me dizzy! The "Wheel" looks great against the blue sky.
and warm greetings from Moscow!
bj40 (6) 2008-10-17 7:17
Hi Marlene,I thought this day would never arrive a photo of your homeland, and what an introduction to the place, blue skies sunshine and bougainvillias.The image has got a dynamic fun feel about which is right for the subject. Thanks Tom.
Atousa (7123) 2008-10-18 4:08
Like so much your chosen POV..the colours are great..a happy shot ..thank you.
baddori (19153) 2008-10-18 10:23
The wheel of the playground merges with the railing of Bougainville.
They seem one:
I'm getting older or you are one detecting.
The photographer like to play.
bisok (933) 2008-10-18 14:52
I remember this place very much. But unfortunatelly - there wasn't such beautiful weather when I was there.
Extraordinary composition - very dynamic and colorful. I like the picture very much. Well done Marlene.
Regards from Adelaide
syrus_persia (2270) 2008-10-19 1:44
Nice compo.Wonderful flowers.It is rely beauty.
Stepan (27210) 2008-10-19 23:14
This is impatct, graphism and... vertigo !!
You composed that perfectly with the tilt, the 2 structures producing the visual impact and the flowers to have warmt colors and natural shapes.
Interesting and well seen.
fkostas (454) 2008-10-29 7:02
This is such a great angle, the image is sharp, and viewing thru the purple bougainvillea contrasts what would have been monochrome with out it. (Though that would be good, too) It must be dry weather, for those to flower so well.
mermaid32 (140) 2008-12-01 23:45
Very nice POV and capture. Beautiful colours of flowers. Thank you.
fotka (2907) 2009-05-12 9:31
I like a diagonal composition with flowers, nice sharpness and colors. It is a good place to have a fun.
sacimar (25971) 2009-06-03 15:18
great composition, I like the perspective and the angle you chose, the flowers over the wheel are beautiful, well done! TFS