Friday, 5 February 2010

Skywatch - Morning glory


Swathed in early morning light, these cliffs protect the southern approach to Sydney Harbour.

A member of the Skywatch Friday community.

63 comments:

Olivier said...

un superbe paysage....cela fait rever

Julie said...

Merci, Olivier. I start my French lessons on Monday, so within a few months maybe I will not have to put your comments through Babel. I do appreciate them, just wish I could read them myself!

brattcat said...

I'm just imagining what it would have been like to sail into this harbor after months at sea. What a sight! Good luck with the French lessons.

istanbuldailyphoto said...

Great photos. Congratulations. Greetings.

Tulsa Gentleman said...

Beautiful beautiful photograph. The light just sparkles through the air.

I really like the template you use for your blog. Do you mind telling me where you got it? I am growing dissatisfied with mine as it renders the photos too small.

Lois said...

It's an absolutely gorgeous view Julie! I love all the blue in the sky and the water.

Jilly said...

It's no wonder everyone falls in love with Sydney. A beautiful shot.

Jo said...

I especially love the light on the flowers in the foreground. Are they gazanias. Excellent image.

Julie said...

Bill, the template I use is Minima but I have altered some of the HTML to customise. For example, I have the overall template set to 925 with Main set to 650 and Sidebar to 250. I have removed the borders around the Heading and changed the font to Papyrus. I have made the line around images =2 and removed the padding so that the line is right next to the image. To change HTML you go into Customise, and the button is next to the Change Template button.

Kellyansapansa said...

That is a stunning photograph!

Arija said...

Glorious early light n the sandstone. Great shot.

Jouir la vie said...

The stones at the left site looks a little bit like island Helgoland in Germany...
Great pictures!
Servus and so long
Kvelli

Susan said...

Beautiful light in this photo..amazing how much it looks north shore of Prince Edward County, overlooking Lake Ontario.

Gwendolyn L said...

Absolutely breath taking. Gorgeous. I could go on and on on the beauty of this pic. Thanks for sharing.

Lisa Mertins illustration said...

julie, beautiful, evocative shot! oh, how i'd love to see sydney...

Lindz said...

i's so beautiful

Riet said...

Oh how beautiful.

eden said...

Such a stunning shot, Julie.

Have a nice weekend!

Evelyn Howard said...

FABULOUS spot!

Bill said...

On Boxing Day, I can just see the yachts heading out of the harbour sailing south. It is a beautiful spot.

Robin said...

How beautiful. They're very dramatic looking. Our cliffs don't tend to be as sheer as those.

jabblog said...

Oh what a glorious sight - I could gaze on it forever :-)

Vera said...

Wow! This photo took my breath away as it downloaded. You have so captured the open majesty of that coastline. It is huge! Well done!

ewok1993 said...

this image is screaming: holiday.

what a lovely capture.

Annie said...

What a gorgeous vista. I think I could sit there all day and just be mesmerized by that view, the sound of the waves and wind and the call of birds.

Judith said...

Oh I could so do with being there just now :) the colour of the sea is spectacular

Light and Voices said...

These kind of scenes always grab me at the heart. Nice job!
Joyce M

Sylvia K said...

What a breathtaking capture of a gorgeous place and beautiful blue skies!! Incredible! Hope you have a great weekend!

Sylvia

David C. said...

Looks very inviting--much better than the overcast winter skies on my side of the world.

Samson said...

Beautiful photo Julie

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caughtbymycamera said...

Great phot. The morning light is awsome.

Carver said...

Beautiful shore line, ocean and sky. Excellent shot.

Tulsa Gentleman said...

Thanks for the tips on your template. Such a clever girl you are. Let's see if I can do as well.

diane said...

Ahhhhh the majesty of the southern Sydney coastline. Great capture as usual. Nice sky too.

Julie said...

Yes, in some (many) of my Skywatch posts the sky is nearly incidental!

Jayne said...

Have just discovered your blog and am enjoying looking, and reading, through everything :)

J Bar said...

It certainly is a glorious shot. I'm not sure what metals have been used in the construction of the leisure centre on my blog. Up close, most of it looked more like stainless steel than aluminium.
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eileeninmd said...

Awesome shot, love the scenery. The cliffs are just beautiful!

Marka said...

Beautiful photo!

ρομπερτ said...

To stand at the edge, during morning, to think about it and discovering the ability to decide to step back and to return into the life of a still young day.
(What I saw in this picture)

Please have a wonderful Friday.

VioletSky said...

Stunning scenery.

Rajesh said...

Spectacular shot. Very scenic place.

Julie said...

I forgot to respond to Jo. Yes, that is a patch of gazania on the cliff edge. They are still not responding to the lure of the sun.

Gaelyn said...

The cliffs glow and shine in contrast to the matt water and background. Excellent capture.

Sydney Showboats said...

Really a stunning shot Julie!! Great job.Happy weekend too..
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J Bar said...

Julie, I found some architectural design award information about the Cabravale Leisure Centre that tells me they used recycled aluminium for the exterior. Well spotted, by you.

Randi said...

What a beautiful morning shot! I love the warm light in combination with the cold blue.

Joan Elizabeth said...

Now that is much nicer that the weed Morning Glory!

RainyWest said...

What a great photo. I visited Sydney two years ago and loved the boat rides out the harbour.

vicki archer said...

Julie...there is no doubt Sydney has a magical coastline. Great shot...Have a happy weekend. xv

Alexander said...

Nice, beautiful, clear blue skies. The cliffs sets in nicely in this photo.

Have a good weekend.

Alexander
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Serge Cornillet said...

Gorgeous landscape Julie, the light is perfect, the blue is well controled.
Serge

Regina said...

What a lovely view!

Lily Hydrangea said...

Awesome view! The colors in this landscape are incredible.

Shelle said...

home sweet home...i know your photos are always gonna be good...because you have such a great subject!!!

Stephany said...

Another of your stunning photos, Julie. The light reflection on the cliffs is amazing!

Serendipity said...

Wow, what a gorgeous scene!

Tara R. said...

Absolutely stunning view.

Three Rivers, Michigan said...

A perfect summer photo, with a little haze in the air and a low angle to the light.
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Princess of CJ said...

i've seen this place and it's awesome. great capture. yes, urunga is close to tamworth, but is on the bayside area (or so).

Kcalpesh said...

If this is only the morning! I can imagine what a beautiful day it must have been... Awesome shot!!

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Ramosforest.Environment said...

Glorious sky and Country.
Congrats.
Luiz Ramos

Nishant said...

it would have been like to sail into this harbor after months at sea. What a sight! Good luck with the French lessons.

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