“I have been feeling very clearheaded lately and what I want to write about today is the sea. It contains so many colors. Silver at dawn, green at noon, dark blue in the evening. Sometimes it looks almost red. Or it will turn the color of old coins. Right now the shadows of clouds are … More Clouded Twilight
“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby Inspired by WordPress Photo Challenge …. Transition Between Spring and Summer – Twilight … More The Passing of Spring
“Turn your face away from the garish light of day, turn your thoughts away from cold, unfeeling light, and listen to the music of the night… Close your eyes and surrender to your darkest dreams, purge your thoughts of the life you knew before. Close your eyes, let your spirit start to soar, and live, … More Into the Night
In a few days I will move from this place … the place where fog is born, and where the icy dawn has been my companion for many days. I truly embraced the winter cold waiting for sunrise, and the lonely silence of the night sky waiting for Scorpius and Orion. The memory of frozen hands will … More Days of Earth and Sky – Bathurst Retrospective
From where I am staying at Waikaloa Beach on the Big Island of Hawai’i, you look across 30 miles of desolate volcanic terrain to Mauna Kea. At sunset from here on the coast … above the perpetual cloud layer that wreathes the summit, the domes of the Subaru and Keck 1&2 Telescopes can be seen … More Mauna Kea
Currambene Creek enters Jervis Bay immediately north of Huskisson on the western shore of the bay, and is part of the Jervis Bay Marine Park – it includes a Sanctuary and Habitat Protection Zone along its shore. The animals and plants here have adapted to survive in an environment of seagrass meadows, mangrove forests and … More The Golden Moment
Though I am old with wandering Through hollow lands and hilly lands I will find out where she has gone And kiss her lips and take her hand And walk through long green dappled grass And pluck till time and times are done The silver apples of the moon The golden apples of the sun. … More The Golden Apples of the Sun
Some of these images were posted (in colour) a week ago from Crackenback in the Thredbo Valley. Snow was falling on the Ramshead Range with the sun setting below the ridge line – illuminating the cold cloud layer rolling into the valley.
A cold front moves across the Ramshead Range in the Thredbo Valley bringing late snow to the upper peaks.
Over the back fence 4 October 2013 an hour after sunset. Just the Canon 7D on a tripod for 30 sec. Rokinon 14mm f/2.8.
The waxing Moon and Venus set into the western sky over Bathurst on 8 September
Over the back fence ….. Cold front approaching.
Sunset reflecting off approaching cloud front 20 July 13 …. Callala Beach, Jervis Bay NSW
This week's Photo Challenge is The Golden Hour Sunrise Jervis Bay – NSW South Coast Macquarie River – Bathurst, NSW Danube River – Germany Dawn Princess – Southern Ocean Sunset New York City From the Tour Eiffel – Paris River Seine- Paris Rhine River – Germany
From the Place de la Concorde along the Avenue des Champs-Élysées towards the Arc de Triomphe From the Pont de la Concorde over the River Seine