SUNRISE, SUNSET (and clouds that come in between)

  I nearly missed the sunset last night. It was small and fleeting. This was all that was left (of it) from my apartment balcony looking up the hill to the...

……..and then, 20 minutes later, after a brief rain shower……..

These images were made over one hour from 8.00pm to 8.58pm with 2 different cameras looking directly south (The Abbotsford Convent skyline) AND south-west (the office next door to my apartment...

The first 2 images were made a couple of minutes apart…. ……and the last 3 images were made about 40 minutes later (at differing focal lengths obviously).

NOTE: to gain a full appreciation of how much the skies changed over the 20 months I lived in a 3rd floor apartment, may I suggest you click on the HOME...

The last of the sunset lights the top of The Good Shepherd Chapel, Abottsford Convent (to the south) from my (then) 3rd floor apartment balcony. Leaning over the balcony fence, looking...

Of course this post is all about the sky colour, not the lousy 🙂 silhouette.

This image was made about 40 minutes after the images in the previous post.

Would you believe………………..12 minutes after the previous post image.

Whenever the winter sunset lit up the rooftops at the Abbotsford Convent with golden light, it would also light up the flocks of Rock Doves spiralling around the area before flying...

The image above was made at the end of an hour or so photographing the beach at St Kilda. I had left the beach and was walking back to the tram...

For those interested, we now come to the time in my Sunset, (and occasionally Sunrise), and Cloud Library Folder where I was living in a third floor apartment for 20 months...

There’s a story behind the series of images in this post. I had seen a spectacular sunset the night before walking home from the Royal Botanic Gardens.  I decided to go...

This image is the same scene as in the 2nd last post but just zoomed in with the telephoto lens I was using.

(note: my camera says 6.13am which must be wrong – no way would I be outdoors in the Royal Botanic Gardens at that time, when this image was shot.  It must...