Beauty and the beast

OUR IMPACT

I had observed the Black Swans from Beauty Point the day before, and my intention was to photograph them at sunrise. But what dominated the scene that morning was a thick black plume billowing from the aluminium smelter on the opposite side of the river.

Beauty Point, Tamar River, Tasmania

Canon 1D MkIII, Canon 100–400mm f4–5.6L lens at 250mm, 1/250, f16, ISO 400

by Michele Sawyer, South Australia