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)


Sunday, December 18, 2011

Pier Shadows

Pier shadows at Martha Cove marina, Mornington Peninsula

Shadows by waters
A sense of calming beauty
A welcome vision

Hosted by Tracy @ Hey Harriet until today!

Shadow Shot Sunday 2 is hosted by Magical Mystical Teacher, Chubskulit + Gemma Wiseman


HOOTIN' ANNI said...

Thanks for the info. I've updated my sidebar. And may I say I LOVE the new button you've produced for us.

That image is awesome.

BLOGitse said...

Now we have new period of shadow shot postings...
I hope you have magical xmas - happy holidays!

sarayutouched said...

your shadows indicate warmth. my warmth comes from a purring wood stove and wooly thanks for your shadow shot!!!

Ralph said...

There is nothing like the view from the docks to the water - the look of warmer weather where we need to go out to sea to cool down. Not the look of gray and snow. So, this is a relaxing warm weather view!

Thanks for co-hosting the shadowy meme!

Anonymous said...

Fabulous shadow shot - especially as it brings back memories of a wonderful holiday some years ago!
Thanks for co-hosting SSS, so that I can continue to pander to my shadow addiction every weekend!

Martha Z said...

Fences often make interesting shadows, this ones is especially nice with its arched rail.
Thanks to you and others for taking over the meme, it is greatly appreciated by many.

Sylvia K said...

I do love your shadow shot as always, Gemma! It looks so warm and sunny! Your new header is fantastic, too! And I love the new button for SSS! I will be back next week, just needed a bit of a break today. Hope you have a lovely weekend! Enjoy your sunshine!


HOOTIN' ANNI said...

I have been here once already, but wanted to add my thanks for co-hosting the new SSS2!

SHADOW OF CHRIST is my direct link.

Mama Zen said...

They are calming!

John McElveen said...

i love the pier!!!



Whoops-- my CLA-- caps lock affliction came out I'm so happy!

CanadianGardenJoy said...

Gemma girl this is a great design and thank you for taking on SSS .. I don't know how to load the new button on my side bar (I thought I picked up the picture but it didn't work) can you let me know how to get it up and running on my blog too please ? thanks !
Joy (CanadianGardenJoy)

Mimi Foxmorton said...

Always such a pleasure to visit here........


MyMaracas said...

That lovely scene with its blue water and warm sun are most welcome. It's snowing here, and the sky is gray.

Carola said...

Nice shadow.
Thanks for hosting.

A Wild Thing said...

Girl, you know what I like, sunshine and seaside ...I don't know how you keep up with it all and teach too. I had to get to work early this AM, so I couldn't link with y'all then, but what fun and how exciting to all be together again on a different blog...can you say ADDICTION!!!

Big hugs lil' sister!


Kelly said...

Such a bright, sunshiny shot! A stark contrast to the cold drear we've had of late.

Thanks so much for being one of the hosts and designing the great new SSS blog!

Anonymous said...

What a lovely, relaxing place it looks like.
Thanks for hosting!

Arija said...

Gemma, thank you so much for continuing this meme, it seems very brave to me.
Thank goodness I'm not the only one who has trouble uploading the new Logo, copying was no problem but I was informed the image was corrupt so could not be uploaded. Oh well, I have linked the new site to the old image meanwhile.

Such a wonderful light image with gentle shadows that you show us today, as though you had captured the very essence of light.

bj said...

I seem to be lost..I have a SHADOW post but can't find where to link it. :(

Kay L. Davies said...

Gemma, your photos are peerless.

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie’s Guide to Adventurous Travel

Anonymous said...

What a lovely sunny and warm. Merry Christmas.

Paula Scott said...

I love the sharp contrasts and the bold patterns. It's like candy to my eyes!

Rajesh said...

Very nice shadows have been formed there.

Dimple said...

I like the summery scene, Gemma! So much sun where you are!

Hey Harriet said...

What a lovely looking spot! I wish I was there right now with a big pile of fish & chips!

Oh yes, next Sunday is Christmas and I hadn't even thought of that! So starting up at the new blog today worked out well as it could have been a bit odd next week.

I love how it's all going so smoothly and everyone is happy about having a new home to share their shadows!

Again, thank you so much Gemma! You were the perfect person to take over as you've been part of SSS since the very beginning!

Enjoy the rest of your weekend! xo

Cassie said...

Very nice ShadowShot! I just realized that you have the perfect lastname for this Christmas season! Cool.

chubskulit said...

Awww this makes me want to stay there hahaha, so warm!

Ranu said...

Thanks for continuing SSS meme. Love your shot!!!

Catherine said...

Lovely patterns here and thanks for taking over the hosting

soho stitch said...

fantastic shot - so peaceful and still. The new site looks fantastic too. Thank you so much for co-hosting. Tracey gets the extra time she needs and none of us has to give up SSS! :D

Leovi said...

What a beautiful place, I love the perspective.

Ms. Becky said...

oh what a lovely summer scene! it screams light and warmth. fantastic shadow shot Gemma. and I'm so happy you've taken over SSS, you're the perfect fit for hosting such a great meme! happy day to you.

Patti said...

Ah, summer on the water.

Beautiful, warm shadow shot, Gemma. It's so cold here today, and it's not even officially winter yet.
Thanks so much for hosting SSS. It's always interesting to see the shadows that others find in their corners of the world.

Have a wonderful week!

Genie said...

These is something so nice about pier photos with their shadows. Maybe it is because I grew up on the Atlantic Ocean and the Inland Waterway so saw lots of them thru my youth. This is an extra pretty shot. Quite a few nice sized boats...or should I say yachts. genie

Linnea said...

It's time for boating on the bay...very inviting pier! Thanks for being the new hostess!

nana_ang_poppaphil said...

Love your shadow shot, looks like such a nice day.

Francisca said...

Fences make fabulous shadows. Thanks for hosting SSS2, Gemma!



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