Winter dawn. Tapanui, West Otago, New Zealand. 05 July.
A bit of fun today, in response to blog-friend Mike Powell whose posts are full of facts, fun and fabulous fotos! This morning on Facebook I found he'd posted a photo showing the yellow-centre detail of a daisy and he said: "Yesterday morning I spotted this tiny green metallic sweat bee on a Shasta daisy... Continue Reading →
This morning I was again up reasonably early so I peered out the front door expecting to see a boring grey cloudy day. There were no vibrant colours like yesterday morning but enough to interest me that I tried taking a couple of photos from our front porch. Tapanui, West Otago, New Zealand The Moon... Continue Reading →
These photos taken about 45mins ago in Tapanui, West Otago, New Zealand. Sunrise viewed from our front door. Taken by Liz, 17 June 2020. Text and photos by Liz, Exploring Colour (2020)
Just reminding you northern hemisphere folks that it's not sweltering hot everywhere in the world. I'm trying hard to ignore all the white stuff around our house that fell overnight. I love the snow up on the mountains, that's beautiful. Not so keen on it lying all around our house! It fell overnight and we're... Continue Reading →
This was the winter sunrise looking east toward the Blue Mountains from our cottage this morning. Tapanui, West Otago, New Zealand. Taken by Nigel
Dawn Light(s). Frosty pink and blue dawn this morning. Colourful lights glowing on the town tree. Moon. We were walking to the cafe down the street and Nigel took this shot.
"Beauty surrounds us." Jalaluddin Rumi Many years ago I tried my hand at oil painting. The teacher was much too kind to tell me I had no talent, but I was smart enough to figure it out pretty quickly. Not being one to give up easily, I then turned to photography as my avenue for... Continue Reading →
Can you perceive within those layers of billowing light, across a boisterous ocean, a far off land where gold tints the highest peaks? We dream … and we can see what we will … or wish to see … Sunrise through cloud, from rear garden, Staffordshire, England, September 2017. via An Ocean of Clouds — Pete... Continue Reading →
Hastily holding the cellphone camera out the kitchen window I caught the tail end of a colourful start to the new day this morning, about 8am ... Words and Photos by Exploring Colour (2017)
Mid-winter down our end of the globe. Got up about 8am, looked out the kitchen window and saw bright pink clouds. Grabbed my cell and rushed outside (in pjs and gumboots to SO's amusement). Managed to get these shots although the colour was fading even while I was out there and had disappeared once I... Continue Reading →