Thursday, May 31, 2012

Selected Images from Australia

With appreciation to the Australian Broadcasting Commision's Your Photos Gallery for April and May 2012

Waves break over two boats that had broken free of their moorings at Rockingham, south of Perth, during a storm, early May, 2012

Rowers make their way through morning mist in sub-zero temperatures on Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra, May 15, 2012

A cold snap brings snow to Marysville in Victoria on May 25, 2012. A year ago last summer this area was devastated by bushfires.

A rare albino echidna curls up on the ground after grazier John Jones came across it near Tambo in western Queensland, early May 2012.

With winter approaching, people enjoy markets under some remaining autumn foliage in Bright, north-east Victoria, on May 18, 2012.

Images of flowers light up the Argyle cut tunnel in The Rocks, Sydney, during the Vivid Sydney festival of light, music & ideas, May 26, 2012. 

Two black swans and their cygnets swim across a flooded street at Safety Beach on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, on May 26, 2012.

The 'supermoon' rises over Newcastle, NSW, on May 6, 2012. The supermoon gets its name because the moon is the closest it will get to the Earth this year (24,600km closer) and appears around 14 per cent larger as a result.

Black Mountain Tower appears through mist surrounding the bottom of Black Mountain in Canberra on the morning of May 1, 2012.

A bus sits stranded between land and the ferry it was trying to board at Stradbroke Island off the coast of Brisbane, April 29, 2012.

Trainer, Peter Moody, stands with Black Caviar at Morphettville in Adelaide after the champion mare's twentieth straight win on April 28, 2012.

People gather at the Anzac Day dawn service in Clarence Town on the central coast of NSW on April 25, 2012.

Hot air balloons hang over the mist as they come in to land at Coldstream airport on the eastern outskirts of Melbourne on May 10, 2012.

A plane is silhouetted against a spectacular sunset as it comes in to land at Sydney Airport on April 16, 2012.

Jane Trumper, left, runs into Birdsville in far west Queensland on April 10, 2012, after becoming the first woman to run across the Simpson Desert. The 51-year-old mother of three, who was raising money for Bear Cottage, a children's hospice in Sydney, ran 664 kms over 1200 sand dunes in ten days. 

1 comment:

North of Wiarton & South of the Checkerboard said...

John, such cool photos, with a couple actually looking like paintings. That little albino looks like a hedgehog, are they similar? On your weather forecast, I suppose rain is better then snow at times, and then again at times, not?

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