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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Friday, August 15, 2014

cloudy moon...


on the night of the recent super moon,
cloud cover meant that I was only able to capture an image
when the moon was well above the horizon...
but still, the eerieness was beautiful...


cloudy shapes
cannot muffle 
moon glory


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11 comments:

Karen said...

Yes, a bit eerie. I like it!

Merisi said...

I like moody clouds and moon scenes, yours is beautifully captured!

Sylvia K said...

What a great moon and skies these would be for Halloween!! Terrific capture, Gemma!!

Christian Weiß said...

Beautiful photo.

eileeninmd said...

I like this shot, cool capture of the moon! Happy skywatching!

Valerie said...

A moody shot indeed Gemma.

From The Heart said...

Great Moon. It was so cloudy and rainy here that we missed it.

Mascha said...

Wow! Such an magic photo... -

Cathy Kennedy said...

I like the eeriness of the clouds and shadows. I wish I had captured the last Super Moon. Visiting from #SWF. Hope you'll hop over to see my Weekend #photo contributions

maryaustria said...

A wonderful shot! Love the mystical atmosphere!

Spare Parts and Pics said...

Very nice how the clouds frame the moon!!

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