The Cauldron


This perfectly still morning found us taking off at first light in a hot air balloon. Rising above the clouds to see this scene open up was surreal – one of those rare captures that most photographers dream of Wilpena Pound looked like a bubbling cauldron, which was creating a wonderful magic potion.

Wilpena Pound, Flinders Ranges, South Australia

Nikon D800, Nikon 24Ð70mm f/2.8, 1/320, f/5.6, ISO 400, handheld

by Julie Fletcher, South Australia