Shadow Shot Sunday – Cloud shadows
We got out of the house on Friday and took the kids down south to Port Noarlunga and a couple of the playgrounds down there. After last week’s revisit of my photography, I decided to take the camera with me and see what I could grab. It was an odd weather day for the middle of February, cloudy and a little dark, still warm, but lacking the scorching heat we often get this time of year, so it was good for getting out.
One thing I learnt a few years ago is that sometimes clouds make for much more interesting photography than blue sky. Travelling around in winter when the weather is very changeable (remember Winter Rains?) can give ample opportunity for dramatically lit shots. Friday wasn’t particularly dramatic, but we were near the ocean and I really liked the greys the combination of water and cloud created.
So here are my submissions for this week’s Shadow Shot Sunday. There aren’t much bigger shadows than those made by clouds (an eclipse perhaps? :D).
Port Noarlunga Jetty, one of many similar jetties that line St Vincent’s Gulf, South Australia.
The breaking surf at the end of the jetty is a reef, a northern part of the same reef
on which Rodney Fox encountered his great white shark.
Port Noarlunga from the Onkaparinga Estuary.
I really liked the multicoloured houses that were on display on the hill,
but I could not get a decent shot of them from where I was 🙁
So you have more clouds to gaze at.
I will admit to not being entirely happy with the photographic results of this foray, but it was fun to get out and the kids had a great time.
(who is planning to go out next week too :D)