Rain on the plain…

Yesterday it was windy with heavy shower bands going through and I felt the urge to go to my ‘soothing ground’, about an hour north of where we live.  Pyalong again…it is much, much drier, but I had seen on the radar that there big, fast moving rain storms going through.  I captured this with the wind howling, in absolute spring sunshine watching the rain approach…now soothed 🙂 🙂

pyalong rain
As always, click for a larger view. Processed in b&w using a red filter.

 

Misty Mountain…

I took these on my way home from work yesterday afternoon with a long lens (all I had!).  Considering we are about to enter summer, this week has been cold and wet – we are still bringing in wood for the stove.  These are clearing rain clouds on the top of the nearby hills…

Bales & mist1
The hay bales have been there since last summer
rain cloud
I’ve been looking at a lot of autumnal images from the northern hemisphere – these coloured tinges are new spring growth on Eucalyptus trees from the south!

Click on images for a larger view.

Moody morning….

As I have mentioned in a previous post, this vista is one I see everyday at work.  The constantly changing light fascinates me.  I watched it just after sunrise today and caught this light just before the ridge completely vanished behind clouds of heavy drizzle.  I liked the light through the distant tree line and the brooding clouds.

Ridge

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