The Frozen Light of the Moon

In the teeth of an alpine gale a few nights ago, I managed to hold the tripod still enough to capture a fleeting and subtle image of a Moon Bow arching across the Thredbo/Crackenback Valley in Kosciusko National Park. A moonbow (also known as a lunar rainbow or white rainbow), is produced by light reflected [...]

Days of Earth and Sky – Alpine Dawn

Here in that subtle moment of time between Autumn and Winter, the cold of night is replaced by the frozen twilight of dawn. Clouds touch the earth and water ... the day begins as the force of nature requires. Lake Crackenback lies at the foot of the Ramshead Range in the Kosciuszko National Park, NSW Australia bordered by [...]

Venus over Kosciuszko – 2

Thredbo Valley - Lake Crackenback 15 October 2013 This is another image taken the same night as previous post .... Slightly different viewpoint, a very brief break in the clouds that persistently wandered across the sky and in landscape mode. Snow can be just seen on the ridge of the Ramshead Range.