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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Saturday, November 27, 2010

Evening Reflections


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ As light fades, a last glimmer of sunset lights reflects in a glass door leading to my verandah.
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Weekend Reflections #62
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Pink glow closing day
Like a small passing film frame
A flash and it's gone
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Hosted by James (Pennsylvania, US) at Newtown Area Photo

13 comments:

Sylvia K said...

Oh, such a beautiful, mysterious capture for the day! Superb! Hope you have a wonderful weekend, Gemma! Enjoy!

Sylvia

'Tsuki said...

Intersting shot. I like the way the shadow seems to be drinking those reds...

morememes said...

I liked that, both the haiku and that coloured reflection.
I don't stop by often as the connect bar slows down the loading or maybe another script. Even on broadband it takes five minutes before I can move the page. Sorry.

Maia said...

Lovely evening shot and nice reflection.
Have a beautiful weekend.

Paul Andrew Russell said...

A lovely photograph, and a nice haiku.

Dianne said...

I love the red in the darkness
and the pattern of your curtains

Springman said...

The grain in this shot gives it a dreamy feel and I like the splash of color!

Cezar and Léia said...

Wow beautiful!
The purple reflection is sweet and delicate!
:)
Hugs
Léia - Bonjour Luxembourg

RuneE said...

A fine use of lines and patterns.

Martha Z said...

A lovely pink sky reflected here.

Pagan Sphinx said...

Even just one glimpse of it reflected in glass, is indicative of how beautiful the whole effect must have been. Well done!

Ciao,
Gina
The Pagan's Eye

James said...

Great reflection! The colors are amazing.

Sally in WA said...

Such a beautiful sunset you captured.

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