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, December 11, 2011

Sporty Shadows


Senior students involved in a basketball match cast some long morning shadows

Some sporty shadows
Dimension of action shots
Art of the players






Hosted by Tracy @ Hey Harriet

17 comments:

Beth Niquette said...

Hello, Gemma! These are wonderful photos. I like the sense of movement in them.

I don't know if you know it, but I put up a link every Friday to Weekend Mailbox.

Have a lovely day!

EG Wow said...

Super action shots, Gemma!

Andrew said...

Wonderful to see...

Sylvia K said...

What fun action shots indeed, Gemma! I love them and it does look so delightfully sunny and warm!!! Hope you have a great weekend!

Sylvia

chubskulit said...

Adrenaline and joy combined!

Please come see my Nut Cracker shadow. Have a good weekend!

The Summer Kitchen Girls said...

We agree....love that beautiful blue sky framing those students and their shadows! Enjoy your weekend Gemma :)

Leovi said...

Wonderful pictures, I love those beautiful sombrass. Greetings.

Ralph said...

As all have noted, the long shadows allow the feeling of motion. The competitive spirit is there, but all pose in a non-competitive manner at breakfast. A great post!

Ms. Becky said...

it's looking refreshingly warm there under such lovely blue skies! great shadow shots Gemma. happy SSS to you!

☆♥Shydub♥☆ said...

what a nice weather you guys have in there,

Arija said...

Nice action shots. Love the almost off the ground shadow in the first and the frozen ball in the second.

Kelly said...

I like how you even captured the ball's shadow in the second shot!

I hope someone will join you in hosting SSS. It's one of my favorite parts of the weekend!

Hey Harriet said...

Lovely shots! I'm feeling exhausted just looking them! They have far more energy than I have!

Hope you've had a super weekend Gemma!

Catherine said...

Nice action shot

Dianne said...

I had this thought that the shadows were playing a game of their own
I love when a photo sparks some whimsy as these do

A Wild Thing said...

An end of an era in sight, as Tracy puts to rest the SSS. We've met so many great peoples from across the waters...it's been such a pain for me because of my aging pc, posting comments just takes FOREVER, don't know why, but yours takes even longer...GEESH...I am so looking forward to a new computer, but we've been so busy at the shop, I haven't even had time to research it, but I'm not complaining, it's good to finally see the traffic. I'm not deluding myself though, I know it will drop off after the holidays, especially when the snows really kick in!

But we must stay in contact, I simply must enjoy your summers(even if they take forever to get there)it brings a spark of sunshine into my cold, dreary winter with your shots of the beach and the skylines of your wonderful Australia.

We're getting sunshine this morning and the temp is a balmy 21 degrees, way better than yesterday...but it is what it is, winter in Iowa. Take care dearest sister from afar, I think of you often!

Hugs a bunch!

s

Genie said...

What a clever capture. Love the motion you were able to get in the photo. Super shadows. genie

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