Thursday, 1 August 2013

Morning Light / Mid-winter Sun

Watching the sunset on the red rocks of Central Australia is a very popular things to do.  And watching the sun light up the rocks in the morning is equally good!

We did not arrive at the crack of dawn - sleepy children and the (continually) surprising distances made sure of that.  But the light was soft, and cut through with pastel colours.  Maybe it was the reflected light, but the sky took on a green cast at times.

From where we were stood you could look out towards the distant heads of Kata Tjuta or towards the closer mass of Uluru - either way the view was great.



You can find more images of the sky at Sky Watch Friday.

Enjoy the pictures.

35 comments:

  1. Gorgeous light in these shots!

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  2. Truely beautiful photos Stewart, they would look great framed on a wall.
    All the best Gordon.

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  3. Hi Stewart Love the light in these shots although I think the first one is stunning. Glad you liked the Ibis tea party yesterday on my post!

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  4. I love that first image especially; magic landscape

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  5. Very nice photos. Thanks for liking my India Heritage Sites blog :)

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  6. dit is met recht genieten maar dan met een grote G. dit zijn foto,s met een gouden rand, geweldig.

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  7. I want to climb that rock someday :) fantastic captures!

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  8. I can imagine how quiet it was then when you took those pictures.

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  9. So were you able to capture that distance in the first photo? I can't imagine how far that still is!

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  10. Hello Stewart,
    Beautiful scenery.
    The light is great.

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  11. Oh Stewart, beautiful light! Magical!

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  12. I do love that first shot and what incredible light indeed! Terrific captures for the day! Hope you have a great weekend!!

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  13. Beautiful place and great time of day to shoot it.

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  14. On a clear day .... you can see forever. Wonderful capture of our beautiful country.

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  15. So nice to see your post! very good!

    I was at the same place in 2008 and took a lot of photos!

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  16. Love the red rock. The sun makes everything magical. MB

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  17. Pretty skies and beautiful view of the Red Rock! Great shots, Stewart. Have a happy weekend!

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  18. Terrific landscape!
    Magical lighting!
    Superb photographs!

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  19. Wow! Gorgeous shots, Stewart! Beautiful country!

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  20. Oh wow....what a great landscape...Amazing photo !!

    Enjoy your weekend

    Greetings

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  21. WOW beautiful. regards Babs

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  22. Beautiful Stewart. You make me miss the place even more.

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  23. Outstanding photos, Stewart! The landscape is beautiful with those magnificent rock formations!

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  24. Great shots, Stewart... has some of the qualities of a great painting!

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  25. These are just fantastic shots of awesome views, Stewart!

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  26. Very beautiful pictures Stewart!!!
    Great shots!!!I hope you're much better now!!!Have a lovely weekend!!
    Dimi...

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  27. Australien,
    sooo weit weg.
    Schön, wenigsten so tolle Fotos zu sehen!
    regards, Petra

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  28. Very beautiful, it reminds me of the landscape near Sadona Arizona, USA. That green tint to the sky is cool.
    Thanks for visiting my blog and your comments. Have a great week.

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  29. Beautiful photos taken at a lovely time of day.

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  30. Wow! Magnificent...
    Driving up on this scene must take your breath away. Really nice shots Stewart.

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