Thursday, May 14, 2009

SkyWatch ~ 33 A golden Sunrise

A touch of promise in the morning sky...



blue glory like a welling sea with growing light below



a stream of gold between two deep, dark banks



exploding like shrapnel, molten gold across the sky.



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Go find more gold in other skies by clicking on the Logo.

To Klaus and the whole SkyWatch team, appreciation for
this meme.

77 comments:

  1. Wow! that last shot is amazing! Especially full screen!

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  2. Your skies are always extraordinary, Arija. God must be more creative down there. ;^)

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  3. What a sunrise! Amazingly beautiful!!

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  4. Glorious indeed! and beautiful words! And yes, Arija, your skies are always extraordinary and a joy to view.

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  5. While all these photos are beautiful, the last one is absolutely gorgeous! If you haven't framed it, you should.

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  6. That's just s symphony of gold!!

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  7. What a great sunrise series, Arija!
    Happy swf.

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  8. oh, amazing! I think it was a beautiful day!

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  9. Ah, I always hurry over to your site to see what you have now. Just stunningly beautiful, thank you!

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  10. those first shots with all the blues...beautiful. would make a beautiful piece of cloth ;0
    thanks for sharing with us.

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  11. now that is what I call gorgeous sunsets, awesome photos.

    Have a great week
    Guy
    Regina In Pictures

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  12. Tonight I am so envious of your delightfully coloured skies.

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  13. awesome power displayed with a sunrise.Wonderful.
    Blessings,Ruth

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  14. simply spectacular. have a great weekend.

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  15. Lovely sequence of shots. Love the last especally.

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  16. The blue and gold colors look beautiful together. Awesome Skywatch photos!

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  17. Shooting sunrises and sunset can be fun or frustrating. This looks like you were on the fun end of the scale. : )

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  18. That last one is stunning!

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  19. Wow, I love that last shot Arija. So glorious and gorgeous.

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  20. What an awesome series, Arija! Just beautiful.

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  21. What a gorgeous sky. You also do justice with your words:
    "exploding like shrapnel, molten gold across the sky."

    Beautifully written.

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  22. Hi Arija,
    Your skies look as poetic as your words. They are stunning images.

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  23. The colour is simply incredible in deed!

    Amazing view!

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  24. What a beautiful sky to wake up to, full of golorious colours and promise.

    Really enjoyed your series of photos of autumn at its best. Thanks for adding a touch of colour to our day.

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  26. Oh! Those are very stunning pictures. I absolutely LOVE the gold and blue. Good job!

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  27. It's really a golden sunrise! Beautiful!

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  28. One of the most enjoyable explosions I´ve had in a long time!

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  29. What a beautiful series of photos of the sun rise! It must be a stormy weather the previous day to have such a beautiful cloud.

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  30. interesting colours - the fourth is my favourite

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  31. Stunning series of great shots. Have a nice weekend :)

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  32. You must have used the whole palette!

    PS It was a magpie and a gull :-)

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  33. Awesome photos and captions. Pure magic !!

    Love the colours..

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  34. That golden glow is fantastic! Goes very well with the blues, also. Great co-operation with you and mother nature! :) Happy SWF!

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  35. Must have been a fantastic day with such a glorious golden sunrise. Great choice for today's SWF.
    Thanks for sharing and enjoy your weekend!

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  36. Wow, those are awesome pictures!

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  37. Love the words you used to describe the molten sky... wonderful captures. You described things the way I see them.

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  38. They're all wonderful, but that last one is truly glorious!

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  39. These are just glorious and the evolution from the dark blues to a truly golden dawn is captured beautifully.

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  40. Absolutely stunning and glorious!!!

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  41. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful!

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  42. Arija: It is wonderful the way the sunrise went golden.

    BTW: A caught a nice mess of Crappie, mighty good eating.

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  43. Its always worth watching how the sky changes! And thanks for capturing them for us to see! Happy weekend!

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  44. Arija, I've really enjoyed this fantastic sequence of skies!

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  45. Indeed, you found gold in the sky. Beautiful colours and a nice 'composition'. Could one go gold-digging in the sky :)

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  46. I must move to Australia. It's only an "al" between us :)
    GLORIOUS, Arija! Glorious! All your photos are great, but those are overwhelming!
    (I live in a place where I can hear the birds chant at dusk but I have no view at all of the sky or a landscape around, only a narrow stree. In the middle of the town - wonderful, but just the opposite of what you show in your photos).
    Happy week, Arija, great hugs, Maria

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  47. PS: If George Lucas came your way and saw your pictures he would create a new movie :))

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  48. Hi Arija

    Wonderful sky!
    Very well taken this photos!

    Luiz

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  49. Watching that sunrise must have been a great experience.

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  50. That was a gorgeous sunrise! I hope it was the beginning of a wonderful day.

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  51. Thanks for sharing that gold! We almost never see that color.

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  52. Arija, your words are even better than your photos! Gorgeous all!

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  53. GASP. Yes, this is what it's all about. You can NOT look at a brilliant sunrise such as this and not be humbled by nature's beauty. We are blessed. Gorgeous photos!

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  54. Wow, these are spectacular photos. Those skies are stunning. Thank you for stopping by my blog. Have a great weekend.

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  55. What a gorgeous golden morning Arija. So poetic and great captures.

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  56. Arija, thanks so much for stopping by my blog, and your sweet and encouraging words.

    I love your skies... I will be back to read your previous posts.

    A new friend
    Wanda from Brushstrokes

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  57. Amazing shots. So beautiful, the second and last one are just so perfect. I would enjoy looking at a sky like that all day.

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  58. Wow, love those sunset shots!

    You have some wonderful photos on your blog. Those autumn leaves are lovely. It's great seeing the flip side of the world!

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  59. GOOD GRIEF!!! HOLY SMOKES!!! How can one not step out and see this blazing glory and proclaim that life is good and we live in a beautiful world. Nature's gifts abound and the ever changing skyscape provide the ultimate airshow!

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  60. Hello to you from the other side of the world! Such lovely skies! Have a nice weekend!

    Thanks for visiting and commenting on my latest contribution to SkyWatch Friday - Sunset at Voldsl√łkka!

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  61. What a beautiful series of shots!
    Thanks for stopping by! :-)

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  62. Thank you for stopping by, your photos are gorgeous! Love the colors, just awesome!

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  63. WOW! Fantastic series! I love the last one very much.

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  64. These are absolutely beautiful pictures!

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  65. No wonder you have 70 comments, wow, these just blew me away.

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  66. The colours in the first pictures are amazing but that last one is just awesome. So beautiful!

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  67. What a wonderful sequence of photos, you captured it perfectly, thanks for sharing.

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  68. Such a beautiful sequence.

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  69. Nicely done!

    Thanks for your comments at My Field of Vision.

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  70. beautiful skywatch and love photographs of garden. Well done.

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