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)


Thursday, December 30, 2010

A Sepia Dream

Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ Boats moored near Rosebud beach, Mornington Peninsula
Sepia Scenes #115

Boats and sea and sky
Like dreamy melancholy
A sense of waiting

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Ralph said...

Despite the deck of clouds, there is a calmness in this scene. Perhaps the boats will soon be free of their anchorages, and begin moving through the calm surf. Peaceful this sepia scene is...Happy New Year!

NatureFootstep said...

I love the clouds in this sepia color. Gorgeous.

Thanks for visiting my Bird blog. :)

maryt/theteach said...

What a sky in sepia, Gemma! Happy New Year! :)

Kim, USA said...

A very great capture! That white spots at the beach is that a snow? Thanks for the visit!
Sepia Scenes

Lisa-Marie Jordan said...

That's really beautiful! Those clouds almost look painted! Thanks for stopping by!



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