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)


Friday, October 29, 2010

On the Wings of Morning

Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ Morning skies in the Dromana Hills, Mornington Peninsula
SkyWatch Friday #109

Creative paintwork
Pretty watercolour light
Morning awakens

Hosted by Klaus Sandy Wren Fishing Guy Sylvia


Sylvia K said...

What a lovely way to wake up for the day!! Such beautiful skies, Gemma, and perfect words for the perfect capture. That's the way I love to start my day! Have a wonderful weekend!


fredamans said...

Indeed, God has a beautiful way of painting the sky! Love the bird in the foreground as well.

Leena said...

Wonderful morning atmosphere in your photo, Gemma!
Greetings from snowy Finland :)

ewok1993 said...

love the softness in the cloudscape.

Tricia said...

Beautiful sky!!!

EG Wow said...

Nice one, Gemma! This sky has the feeling of depth, like I'm looking far off into the distance. I think it might be the bird that's making me feel that way.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Beautiful pastel sky -- dreamlike!

Beverley Baird said...

What a gorgeous morning sky! Beautiful spot!
Is that a heron?
Love your haiku as well!

ladyfi said...

What a gorgeous scene!

nana_ang_poppaphil said...

Lovely morning skies.

Arija said...

Birds add dynamism to the sky. Nice shot.

Kay L. Davies said...

So beautiful, Gemma. It reminds me of the song
"Morning has broken, like the first morning,
Blackbird has spoken, like the first bird."

tinasphotoblog said...

Love your beautiful sky! :)

Irene said...

Lovely shot! Beautiful colors!

Happy weekend!



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