Weekly Photo Challenge: Sea: Local Sea-neary


 

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Dark Indian Ink on a dull day – a storm was pen-ding, write?

Oh, the effort I had to go to in order to take pictures of the sea for this Challenge!  Yesterday I ventured all the way onto the front patio as soon as the day’s gale had subsided a bit, and got this shot of the Indian Ocean looking gloomy.

Today things cheered up remarkably, and so – all energetic-like – I went right out onto the lawn, and then even a bit of the way down the path to do my clicking!  I did mix some of the green stuff with the ocean here and there, just for a bit of contrast.

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Cheered up left …

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… right …

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… and centre!

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The forest tries to claim the limelight, but the sea is still smiling through …

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That’s far enough down the front garden – time to head home for a rest!

Now I’d better go and lie down, after all that exercise …

Don’t forget the vote for the Caption Competition is still open in the previous post. 

© Colonialist August 2013 (WordPress)

 

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About colonialist

Active septic geranium who plays with words writing fantasy novels and professionally editing, with notes writing classical music, and with riding a mountain bike, horses and dinghies.
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42 Responses to Weekly Photo Challenge: Sea: Local Sea-neary

  1. Tokeloshe says:

    We miss those beaches, thanks for sharing.

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  3. Your photos remind me of a goal I once had: to take a photo every day at the same time of day, for a year, of the lake a live near. Then pick the best shots that show the different moods of the lake and display them. Maybe I’ll still do that… 🙂

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  4. Harmony says:

    I don’t like you very much when you post these photo’s. I find myself turning an awful shade of pistachio, for which I can only blame you. 😉

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  5. hahaha oh the effort involved 😉 you better have a nap now – I would! Looovely photos by the way.

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  6. These photos are just beautiful!

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  7. Green with envy, here. What beautiful sea, and perfect light. Lovely pics, Col.

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  10. Really love the sea pics Col.

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  11. You live in such a beautiful place, Col.

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  13. 68ghia says:

    Beautiful shots Col – we are much honoured by your exertion!!

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  14. nrhatch says:

    Wonderful shots, Col! What a great slice of paradise.

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  15. Marianne says:

    You live right next to the ocean? How lucky you are! My favorite is the dark, brooding sea in the first picture

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  17. bulldog says:

    Your effort to give us photos of the Natal Coast are admirable… the effort of travelling so far for a challenge… I stand and applaud your hard work… what a feat, and the Sharks beat the Bulls as well…

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  18. Colline says:

    You have the perfect view to see the sea in all her glory.

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  19. Sonel says:

    Gosh, even I was tired after all the exercise you had Col. What a huge effort my friend but so well worth it for sure. 😉 😆 Stunning shots and such a lovely view. Thanks for sharing. 😀 *big hugs*

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  20. adinparadise says:

    Great photos of my favourite sea, Col. Your efforts were well rewarded and you got some very sea-nic pics. 🙂

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