Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Never the same twice

That's the sky in winter, here in BC.

Zig-zaggy clouds over Point Roberts

Leaden blue clouds and sun-kissed trees. 3:30 PM

I had stopped for coffee while I was grocery shopping, and sat facing the window. It had been a grey, windy day, sometimes raining, and the clouds were that moody blue that promises storms to com. But just as I sat down, the sun on the horizon lit up a row of trees across the street. Five minutes later, the show was over; the trees and the sky were all a dull grey.

A ray of purple light. 4:00 PM

Laurie loves to break the rules. Never shoot into the sun, they say. So he does. Here, the setting sun took a grungy piece of beach and made it magical.

Kanaka Creek

On a hillside over Kanaka Creek, just outside Golden Ears Park, rain on snow produces a heavy mist that leaches out all the colours and gives a too-crowded housing development a closed-in, abandoned look. The red lights in the distance are on the railway beside the creek.

A Skywatch post.

5 comments:

  1. Lovely photos. I love B.C.!

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  2. Tell Laurie that the grungy beach looks beautiful with the sunlight hitting the ripples in the sand. - Margy

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  3. love the colorful tower shot.

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  4. Love the theme. Nice to find such patterns in nature.

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  5. great collection of photos showing the change of lighting across the day and the moods it creates

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