Black and White Tuesday18-0320

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Black and White Tuesday

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I have been wanting to visit Torquay again

for some time now.

With six-foot waves forecast today seemed to be ideal.

 

 

Just shows how much I know about surfing.

 

 The waves were there, however it was too windy,

 

and only a few brave souls took to the water.

And my ageing eyes found it difficult to see them

in the water such was their distance from shore.

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Hope you enjoyed.

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THURSDAY’S SPECIAL-Wintry

 

 

Wintry

Compared to what our news shows of

northern hemisphere winters..

these August images from Torquay beach…

 


may seem quite balmy.

 


 Forty plus years ago, when much younger and

contemplating experiencing

a white Canadian winter, I happened to notice

the thick parkas in the basement and

decided I would stick with a Victorian winter.

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Thursday’s Special: Wintry

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge-Letter-S

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My contribution for

this week’s challenge

Letter-S

(Colours that start with the Letter S)

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Short, quick and  to the point this week.

A sepia coloured Corio Bay.

 

This has to be sea-green.

After talking to jewellers about sapphires

for a ring for MGW, I think I can safely say

that the blues here would be found in sapphires.

Finally, hoping that this is a scarlet coloured dahlia.

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Wordless Wednesday17_0111

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The coloured version of my

Black and White Tuesday

photos.

Torquay Beach

Surfers on…

 Monday morning.

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Hope you enjoyed.

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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday (create-with-joy.com)

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Black and White Tuesday17-3110

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Black and White Tuesday

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Hard to imagine the water full of surfers…

but this was exactly the case on Monday,

just to the left and bottom of shot.

I don’t think waves were as big as forecast…

and my photos are not as good as hoped for.

There was a class of about 30 school age teenagers

surfing the breakers in shore and these blokes…

 were a long way out.

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Hope you enjoyed.

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Travel Theme-Windy

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My

Windy

 Travel Theme.

First old photos of the surf…

at Torquay.

 

Wind also creating a good spray on these waves.

 

Taken in October 2016, the wind creates

grass waves in paddocks this time of year.

One of my favourite sites.

Photo darkened to enhance the waves.

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Where’s My Backpack: Windy

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Travel Theme-Calm

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My

Calm

 Travel Theme.

Hard to imagine that….

this stretch  of coastline produces surf beaches

on which world, surfing championships are held.

 

 Point Lonsdale in the morning.

Point Lonsdale Lighthouse just after sunset…

and with a nice long shutter speed

designed to flatten the ripples below.

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Where’s My Backpack: Calm

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