SUNRISE, SUNSET (and clouds that come in between)

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

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 down to settle on the Chapel roof to roost at night.  Such an extraordinary sight of gold-coloured birds and I’m not sure whether I captured the scene as well as it actually looked.  The images below were made at different times… Read More

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 stop to go home.   It wasn’t actually sunset, but I’ve always loved this shot for what looks like mist or fog settling at the latter part of the day over the bay near the bottom of the frame (through the… Read More

With 2 cyclones hitting north and north-eastern Australia causing billions of dollars in damage and flash flooding this week, I thought it might be timely to share a small storm which hit Melbourne back in 2015.  At the time I was living in a 3rd floor apartment that had an uninterrupted view across the rooftops  and surrounding skies. These images were made exactly 5 minutes apart over one hour. It was only… Read More

(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 be 6.13PM).