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Friday, December 30, 2011

Watery Skies


The skies were blue on Christmas Day.
This is a view through the skylight at the Portsea Hotel.
The skylight is covered with a running water feature.
That is why the cloud shapes look as if they are melting and why there are shadowy etchings on the walls.
The walls seem to be alive with dancing light and shadow!

Re-shaping the clouds
A running water blessing
Skylight character



You can just see a little of the rippling, running water at the top of the third glass panel from the left.

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20 comments:

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Such a simple idea, but so effective Gemma. Makes for such great patterns!Where on earth do people get these ideas from..

Susannah said...

Lovely pictures Gemma. :-) Thank you for noticing these little moments of beauty and for posting them here for us to share. x

Liz said...

Beautiful pics. Happy New Year!

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Hakrilas said...

Wonderful photos! Have a nice evening, and happy new year for 2012!:)

Wenche said...

Beautiful pictures :0) Have a nice day :0)

Gary said...

Strange effect!! Happy New Year from Boom & Gary at the Vermilon River, Canada.

Sylvia K said...

What a fascinating, interesting effect! Beautiful skies and wonderful captures for the day, Gemma! Hope you have a very Happy New Year!

Sylvia

HansHB said...

I like the pics, - a very good idea!
I wish you a Happy NewYear!

NixBlog said...

Lovely effects of the light through the running rainwater, Gemma!

Mormor said...

Thank you for sharing the beauty you discover through your lense.
A happy new year to you

Karen said...

What a great water feature. Terrific shots! Wishing you a Happy New Year.

Berit said...

What a good idea and funny photos! Best wishes for the new year!

ege denne said...

So wonderful roof! I wonder how it would be like having such a roof :)
Happy new year :)

Stewart M said...

Hi there - just like the Water Wall at the Gallery - except people can’t put their hands in the water!

Have a good New Year.

Stewart M - Melbourne

J Bar said...

Good one.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

Kim, USA said...

It's beautiful! And very artistic. Wishing you a HAPPY NEW YEAR!

SWF

Bare lille elin said...

Nice! :-)

Whishes U a Happy New Year. :-)

Shoshana said...

I like the angle of the shot. Great capture. I don't think I've seen skies that blue in a while.

Mine's here

LauraX said...

Interesting shot! Happy New Year!

Monica said...

Great pics! I like the angle! Happy new year!

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