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, May 13, 2012

Art of Morning Shadows

Art of early morning shadows on a school building wall.

Scattering shadows
Collage of tiered canvases
Like wand'ring minstrels

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robin. said...

the rippled effect of the siding adds to the visual interest of the shadow!! hope you are enjoying your weekend gemma!!!

Kelly said...

There is something very soft and gentle about these morning shadows. Lovely!

Ralph said...

The early morning sun allows for tentative shadows on the wall - the longer shadows are part of your autumn, a mosaic thad leaves its dappled beauty for all of us to admire...

Sylvia K said...

There is indeed a softness to these shadows and how lovely they are, Gemma! Such a beautiful capture for the day! Enjoy your weekend!!


Carletta said...

A lovely melding of image and word Gemma!

BLOGitse said...

My favorite words: art, morning, shadow!
Happy Sunday!

Chubby Chieque said...

Knowing it's your Autumn but it never shows in your bright sunny day. Making me envious as our Spring is almost Summer in Australia. Amazing, when Mother Nature decides.

Absolutely calm ambiance here. Good Morning DownUnder... I will be missing You §;-)

Happy SSS,

MyMaracas said...

Art of morning ... Love the title as well as the shadows.

genie said...

The wall is filled with shadows. Such a nice shot. You never know what beauty you are going to se when you awaken n the morning. Great shot. genie

The Summer Kitchen Girls said...

Shadows "Like wand'ring minstrels" ~ love true :) Morning shadows awakening from the night! Enjoy the rest of your weekend Gemma!

Chubskulit Rose said...

I love the shadow at the bottom part, looks like a curtain of some sort.

Beverley Baird said...

Love those wavering shadows! Great shot for the day!
Love your haiku - as always it is dead-on!

Rajesh said...

Wonderful shot, very nice shadows there.

Eden said...

Fantastic! Love the shadows.



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