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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Sunday, October 24, 2010

Frankston Pedestrian Bridge


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ A small pedestrian bridge at Frankston beach, Mornington Peninsula
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Shadow Shot Sunday #127
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Network of shadows
Like a noughts and crosses game
Waiting for players
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9 comments:

Sylvia K said...

What a terrific shadow shot, Gemma! Wonderful bridge and I do love your blue skies! And the perfect words as always! Hope your weekend is going well! Enjoy!

Sylvia

Ralph said...

I love the style of this bridge - the arches that cross mid-span are so stylish/ Th safer fence leave a nice grid of shadow.. Safety and style coexist very well here!

nana_ang_poppaphil said...

Beautiful shadow shot, love your blue sky too!

Hey Harriet said...

That's a very unusual designed bridge. I like it! And that gorgeous blue sky is quite spectacular too! I hope you are enjoying the weekend so far. It makes such a difference when we're lucky enough to have some nice weather. Spring warmth is taking a little longer to kick in this year!

Kebeni said...

great shadows. Missing Melbourne today too

Spadoman said...

Great shadows. What a cool bridge! Good job as usual Gemma.Peace.

Sweet Repose-Junk Revival said...

Hello dearest friend, boy, my Saturdays are getting to be quite a chore these days. I had to groom two dogs for some people that live an hour away, that can only come on Saturday, a testament to a good groomer...ha, then off to my other job!

But this makes for a very long day at the store. We usually close at 3:00 on Saturdays, but people kept coming in, so...I didn't get home till 6:00, didn't even turn on the PC, just popped in a video and immediately fell asleep in my big comfy chair...is that what getting old is all about??? But I watched a wonderful video on Tolstoy...sigh!!!

I had my cable TV taken out and I really feel a sense of freedom. It is ridiculously expensive for the MAYBE 3 hours a day I sorta watch it...I'm FREE!!!

How wonderful to be so involved with your students Mrs. Wiseman, I'll have to stroll over there when my work is finished today and I have a moment to relax. I took in about 15 more orders for soaps yesterday, so I'll be busy all day today over a bubbling kettle.

Been raining for two days here in the river valley, we needed the rain, so I won't complain(too loud). You should see the maple tree across the street from my house, it's flaming orange and scarlet, what a view!

Have a wonderful week dear sister, don't work too hard and I'll try to do the same(whatever)!!!

Big Autumn hugs!!!
s

Kay L. Davies said...

Wow, Gemma, that bridge seems to have been built to create shadows. Interesting architecture, great shadow shot!!

Kay, Alberta, Canada

Jo Williams Photography said...

Love the shadow lines, and the arches of the bridge. Lovely capture, Gemma. Have a great week.

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