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Friday, October 22, 2010

Eerie Pink Light


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ Strange light near sunset just before a storm in the Dromana Hills, Mornington Peninsula
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SkyWatch Friday #108
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Different sunset
Intimidating pink light
Eerie atmosphere

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13 comments:

fredamans said...

Very eerie indeed, but makes for a great photo!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Gemma -- I think the picture is beautiful! Such a different light. Sometimes when we travel we see pretty pink skies and then learn that they're caused by smog or a distant forest fire. I hate finding that out!

SouthernSass said...

That sky looks like a painting - odd, but very pretty!

Helena said...

Very cool colour. I was going to say, even before I read your comment that it looks like a storm is about to hit.

Inger-M said...

Really eerie light, but what a capture, with the bird perched on the pole, amazing!

ladyfi said...

Wow - love that bird balanced on the pole. A wonderful kind of light too.

nana_ang_poppaphil said...

Very eerie light, sort of dusty looking, and the bird is awesome.

Jossie said...

Fantastic capture. The eerie background and the bird on the pole really makes it special.

Kim, USA said...

It's a bit eerie but it's beautiful!
This week skies

Ashley Sisk said...

Beautiful capture.

Kay L. Davies said...

Sometimes a pink sky can be warm and comforting, and sometimes chilling in its eeriness.

Kay, Alberta

Karine said...

That must have been a doozy of a storm! Great shot!

Beverley Baird said...

What an interstiong shot - the colour, the bird, the building storm!
Love your poem as well!

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