AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes

AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes
I love a sunburnt country / A land of sweeping plains / Of ragged mountain ranges / Of droughts and flooding rains / I love her far horizons / I love her jewel-sea / Her beauty and her terror / The wide brown land for me / ~ Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968)

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Friday, July 16, 2010

Morning Paintbox


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ Dreamy winter morning skies in the Dromana Hills, Mornington Peninsula
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Sky Watch Friday #94
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Like a midnight dawn
Like the birth of a palette
Paintbox of morning

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Hosted by Klaus Sandy Wren Fishing Guy Sylvia

10 comments:

Sylvia K said...

Perfect title for the perfect capture! Such stunning colors -- a magnificent paint box and palette it is! Have a beautiful weekend, Gemma!

Sylvia

Self Sagacity said...

Beautiful sky photo and the colors are so wonderful!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Beautiful sunrise. I always love your Haiku, but this may be my all-time favorite (at least for today ;>)

Photo Cache said...

another gorgeous one gemma.

~ewok~

Arija said...

Wonderful colours Gemma. I have always loved that deep blue.

How is the weather behaving down your way? Here it is cold and misty.

Enjoy your weekend.

AL said...

Gemma that's another marvelous photo of morning skies!

http://graceolsson.com/blog said...

intense shot, dear
congrats
http://graceolsson.com/blog/2010/07/gudhem-ruiner-at-skyfriday/

Lara Neusiedler said...

the little lights glittering down there add a special charm to the photo!

nonizamboni said...

Oh, and to manipulate one's paintbox to produce the color of that sky!! Wonderful captures.
Happy Friday to you!

Beverley Baird said...

What a gorgeous photo of a morning sky! I love the description - like a paintbox!

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