Reader photos: Ballarat covers the fire from every angle

Ballarat residents took to social media to share their photos of the Golden Point fire on Saturday.

Click the image above to launch a photo gallery of reader-supplied photos of the smoke and flames, as seen from all parts of Ballarat.

For The Courier photographer Justin Whitelock's photos, and our news story, CLICK HERE.

Nick Miller captured this photo from Mt Pleasant. Picture: Nick Miller

Nick Miller captured this photo from Mt Pleasant. Picture: Nick Miller

A great shot of the fire behind some electricty infrastructure. Photo: "Mad Nook" Johnston

A great shot of the fire behind some electricty infrastructure. Photo: "Mad Nook" Johnston

Lisa Begbie captured this image from her phone. Picture: Lisa Begbie

Lisa Begbie captured this image from her phone. Picture: Lisa Begbie

Photo: Darcy Kilbourne

Photo: Darcy Kilbourne

An incredible shot from a backyard at 7.15pm. Photo: Belinda Spark

An incredible shot from a backyard at 7.15pm. Photo: Belinda Spark

Livinia Butterworth captured this photo of the fire. Photo: Livinia Butterworth

Livinia Butterworth captured this photo of the fire. Photo: Livinia Butterworth

The view as the sun shone through the smoke. Picture: Jodie Dickson

The view as the sun shone through the smoke. Picture: Jodie Dickson

The view from Tinworth Avenue. Picture: Anne Alexander

The view from Tinworth Avenue. Picture: Anne Alexander

The smoke rising behind a house. Photo: Reader's name withheld on request.

The smoke rising behind a house. Photo: Reader's name withheld on request.

Smoke haze over Mount Pleasant. Picture: Zoe Chibnall

Smoke haze over Mount Pleasant. Picture: Zoe Chibnall

Photo from Canadian. Picture: Rachael Preston

Photo from Canadian. Picture: Rachael Preston

View from the top of Elsworth St hill. Picture: Lynda Hoiles

View from the top of Elsworth St hill. Picture: Lynda Hoiles

Shot of the smoke appearing close to homes. Photo: Amy Norberry

Shot of the smoke appearing close to homes. Photo: Amy Norberry

The smoke as seen from Sebastopol. Photo: Ronald Doyle

The smoke as seen from Sebastopol. Photo: Ronald Doyle

The view from Main Road. Picture: Jodie Dickson

The view from Main Road. Picture: Jodie Dickson

The fire as seen from Creswick Road. Picture: Jordan Oliver

The fire as seen from Creswick Road. Picture: Jordan Oliver

The view from Canadian Lakes. Picture: Lisa Begbie

The view from Canadian Lakes. Picture: Lisa Begbie

Jason Russell said this was his view from around 4pm. Picture: Jason Russell

Jason Russell said this was his view from around 4pm. Picture: Jason Russell

Photo: Darcy Kilbourne

Photo: Darcy Kilbourne

Tom Cowie captured this image from Armstrong Street in the CBD.

Tom Cowie captured this image from Armstrong Street in the CBD.

Photo from Canadian. Picture: Rachael Preston

Photo from Canadian. Picture: Rachael Preston

Photo: Darcy Kilbourne

Photo: Darcy Kilbourne

More smoke over Ballarat on Saturday. Picture: Tom Cowie

More smoke over Ballarat on Saturday. Picture: Tom Cowie

More smoke over Ballarat on Saturday. Picture: Tom Cowie

More smoke over Ballarat on Saturday. Picture: Tom Cowie

Picture: Zoe Chibnall

Picture: Zoe Chibnall

More smoke over Ballarat on Saturday. Picture: Tom Cowie

More smoke over Ballarat on Saturday. Picture: Tom Cowie

Photo of fire crews working hard to get on top of the fire. Picture: Matt Dixon

Photo of fire crews working hard to get on top of the fire. Picture: Matt Dixon