September 26, 2010

Melbourne on a sunny spring day

It’s a sunny day in Melbourne – after some brief appearances, the sun is shining bright. We took a bike ride to breakfast. Then we kept going with no plan other than to enjoy the sunny day.
Balti Bridge Melbourne © Evelyn Howard 2010
These photo are fresh from my point and shoot. The first one above is Bolte Bridge, in the background, with reflections of boats in the foreground.
Visit Sunday Bridges and Weekend Reflections for more photos.
Bird drying wings © Evelyn Howard 2010
This bird seems to be drying it’s wings???
Branches and shadows © Evelyn Howard 2010
One more photo before we head home…

Hope you are having a nice Sunday.

15 comments:

reanaclaire said...

hi Evelyn.. how is Melbourne in December? hot? i thought of planning a short visit there.. contemplating whether to go gold coast or Melbourne actually.. :)

joco said...

Very nice, Evelyn.
I almost missed the bridge, looking at the water.

Dani said...

You took beautiful photos.
It's very strange to see it's spring there. We have a lovely autumn here in China. LOve the autumns here. Quite different from Europe.

Enjoy your sunny days.

HUgs

Evelyn said...

@ reanaclaire: Ahh, if the whole year is like December - we spend a lot of time outdoors on our bicycles in December. Really lovely, warm and sunny.

joo said...

Wow! Terrific post! I love the bridge and reflections, but my favourite is cormmorant:)
Happy Sunday to you Evelyn:)

Cezar and Léia said...

You are very talented with your camera, these pictures are magnificent! :)
Happy Sunday
Léia - Bonjour Luxembourg

Limar said...

Lovely pics! :)

rainfield61 said...

I love to take a bike ride to breakfast, but we cannot do it at your home town.

What a pity.

diane said...

Great shots and the bike ride will keep you both fit.

BlossomFlowerGirl said...

Wonderful photos, Evelyn. The water seems to shimmer and I can just see the bird fluffing hus wings. Have a happy Sunday.
Cheers,
Melbourne Daily Photo

Louis la Vache said...

Indeed, it looks like it was a fine day to enjoy!

Re your comment about the bridge «Louis» posted looking like a roller coaster ride - it FELT like a roller coaster ride! «Louis'» acrophobia kicked in while driving across it. He and Mme la Vache just couldn't get a good set up for this photo. The image posted was taken by Mme la Vache standing in the seat of the Vachemobile and leaning through the open sunroof.
;-D

James said...

Great shots and wonderful composition!

Luna Miranda said...

refreshing shots! i could feel the crisp cool morning from these photos.

Sadami said...

Dear Evelyn,
Beau~~~tiful photos! You are so good at handling shadows...amazing that gives me hints for watercolor. Thank you for the bonus for me!
Cheers, Sadami

Kaori said...

I have a friend in Melbourne I've been wanting to visit...she tells me it's great down there! I love how you played with the shadows in the last photo :D

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