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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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

A Slice of Winter


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ Rough winter seas tumbling in to shore at Dromana beach, Mornington Peninsula.
This is an early morning view between boatshed walls.
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Watery Wednesday #97
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A glimpse of rough seas
Keyhole view of winter worlds
Intoxicating
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20 comments:

Naquillity said...

looks inviting even in winter. but, i bet those waters are very, very cold. have a great day.

Anonymous said...

Love the light on the water. It's 100F here today and this looks so inviting.

Rune Kvisla said...

I like the light and colours. Well composed.

EG Wow said...

Love the glistening water in comparison to the sand and sky. Great title as it looks like a slice between the building and whatever the other structure is.

Anonymous said...

Gemma I love this well composed image. Lovely glistening water.

Have a great week.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Nice composition! There is something about keyhole views -- looking into another world and like a child wondering what's out there!

Judy said...

The water still looks so inviting, even if this is winter at the beach! I would love to be able to walk along the shore!

J Bar said...

Great shot.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

bj said...

This is a really nice shot.

Hope you'll come see all my water..we just got back from an Alaskan cruise..so nice.
xo bj

Lesley said...

Love the bright light on the cold, grey water.

Anonymous said...

That's a niiice & relaxing view!

veredit said...

That's the best place on earth, sitting and listen to the eternal song of the waves! Gorgeous picture!!

Limar said...

What a gorgeous photo! :)

Kass said...

Love how stark the structure is against the water.

AL said...

I won't dare diving in that cold beach! Brrrr!

Anonymous said...

Wonderful picture. Could I borrow the cold for just one day? Hard to believe that it is over 30C in Europe.

Siromade said...

Very inviting water, but I wont be tempted it's chilly at the moment. Great photos.

flaubert said...

Gemma I want to live there!
Nice!
Pamela

stan said...

Oh, I almost forgot that Australia's in the S hemisphere. I'd love some cold here in warm n humid asia.

Linnea W said...

I love how you framed this! I prefer winter views of the beach; they're just so much moodier! Beautiful glistening waters!

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