Night becomes Day

"From the east to the west sped those angels of the Dawn, from sea to sea, from mountain-top to mountain-top, scattering light from breast and wing. On they sped out of the darkness, perfect, glorious; on, over the quiet sea, over the low coast-line, and the swamps beyond, and the mountains above them; over those [...]

Sunrise Grasses

“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” John Lubbock, The Use Of Life Inspired by Ailsa's Travel Theme .... Grasses

Completion

“According to Greek mythology, humans were originally created with four arms, four legs and a head with two faces. Fearing their power, Zeus split them into two separate parts, condemning them to spend their lives in search of their other halves.” ― Plato, The Symposium Inspired by WordPress Photo Challenge .... Half and Half

Days of Earth and Sky – Ramshead Range

The Ramshead Range is part of the Snowy Mountains, located in the Monaro region of New South Wales and the Alpine region of Victoria, Australia. The peaks of the range are around 2,100 metres, with Mount Twynam at 2,178 metres. Because the Australian Alps are only of modest height, glaciers were formed only on the very [...]

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 [...]

WPC (Spring) and Travel Theme (Close-Up)

This week's Photo Challenge is SPRING & Ailsa's Travel Theme is CLOSE-UPBorrowing Vladimir Brezina's Windagainstcurrent great idea of combining the 2 .... Here is my interpretation:At the foothills of the Ramshead Range in Koszkiusko National Park, NSW the early days of Spring 2013 bring sunlight to the banks of the Thredbo River. Melting snows awaken [...]

WPC – Layers

This week's Challenge is LAYERS I've used these previously in my travelling posts I know, but there are no better images in my collection to show layers. These are Lenticular clouds over Thredbo in the NSW Snowy Mountains in September 13. Lenticular clouds (Altocumulus lenticularis) are stationary clouds that form in the troposphere, normally in [...]