Sunday Scenics

Sunday morning at Lake Wendouree was another of those mornings that initially didn't look too promising. As is often the case, the sun found a few gaps to create some nice light reflected off the Lake's surface, helped along by the speedboat. And then the sky really put on a great show above Ibis Island. On my way back home around the north side of the Lake this view had me grabbing a few more frames...especially when the swans floated into the scene.


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Water Flowing

With around 3 inches of rain the last few days, I was keen to see if any of the local waterfalls had started flowing again. These 2 images show Granite Falls and Moorabool Falls from up  high and what was most surprising was how green the surrounds were at both spots. I don't usually like direct sunlight for my waterfall images, however in the second image here of Moorabool Falls I think it actually helps by really lighting up the scene.
And I thought it was worthwhile to make a quick stop for the last image here, looking north to Mt Warrenheip from Yendon as another rain front moved in, contrasting nicely with the green of the paddock.


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Lake View

With all the exciting weather this week, I've got quite a backlog of images to go through...here's a couple of boatsheds from Wednesday, the first around 5.30pm and then the last one around sunset.

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Above the Lake

Some very nice calm conditions at Lake Wendouree on Friday before all the rain that arrived later in the day. The rowers were out enjoying the stillness as were the pelicans. And in case you were wondering what's out in the middle of the lake, the last one here will give you some idea.....



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Welcome Rain

Some very welcome heavy rain on Thursday finally cleared around lunchtime and whilst not enough to get the waterfalls flowing, a spot that always benefits is the Yarrowee River, this series from a section of the river in Redan. And this sort of image always looks good in black and white.


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Wednesday Wonders

An action packed day on Wednesday starting with a fantastic sunrise at Lake Burrumbeet. Some amazing reflections off the colourful sky as a pod of pelicans cruise in.
Then later in the day a big storm came through Ballarat and I caught this amazing sky at Lake Wendouree. The forecast was for continued rain so I was almost caught off guard when the clouds parted right on sunset for a spectacular end to the day at the same spot from just a couple of hours earlier.
I've got some more great Lake Burrumbeet images to post next.....




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Tuesday Travels

Nothing too exciting on Tuesday morning, however I found a couple of views out north east of Ballarat that were quite nice. Some great fields of harvested canola around the district at the moment and the rows always create something interesting. And there was a very brief burst of sunlight above this small rocky outcrop that caught my eye.

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Sunday Scenics

Sunday morning at Lake Wendouree was another of those mornings that initially didn't look too promising. As is often the case, the sun f...