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This beautiful sunrise welcomed me as I woke yesterday morning after the Anzac Day long weekend.
Despite the chilly morning air, I just had to race the camera out to the balcony of my new place to get a photo of the amazing colours in the sky.

The colours are untouched.

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Photographed with a Canon 400D in Sydney, Australia.

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Country born & bred but now located in Sydney, Australia.

I’m fascinated by the beauty of nature & in particular Australian native flowers & landscapes. I also love colour & anything unusual.
The Blue Mountains are my favourite spot at the moment.

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  • Bev Woodman
    Bev Woodmanover 4 years ago

    Now there’s that silver … or rather golden lining Michael that I was talking about earlier. Beautiful sky. I wonder why we didn’t get this for Anzac Day … we got drenched♥

  • Lol .. great comment Bev. I missed the dawn service but managed to see some of the main march down George Street which was very special .. & the rain had cleared by mid morning.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Karen  Moore
    Karen Mooreover 4 years ago
    • very nice*

  • Thanks for the compliment Karen.

    – Michael Matthews

  • raymondj4000
    raymondj4000over 4 years ago

    ..such a great picture Michael… love the colours..like fire

  • Thanks Ray. It’s an interesting change for me to be able to see towards the east at sunrise.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Michael John
    Michael Johnover 4 years ago

    Beautiful cloud colours. A magical morning.

  • Thanks for the fave Mike. This amazing sunrise inspired me for the rest of the day.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerover 4 years ago

    Well, there’s a bonus … an early morning view like this from your new balcony :)

  • Thanks for the fave Trish. I’ve had plenty of sightings of great sunsets over the last few years. Maybe this is an indication of a new focus on beginnings rather than endings (?).

    – Michael Matthews

  • shazart
    shazartover 4 years ago

    You sound like me, I race out onto our deck most evenings to take sunset snaps, we are so spoilt to see the most amazing skies. This is a stunning shot Michael!

  • Thanks again Shaz. I could do with a penthouse to get better views.

    – Michael Matthews

  • shazart
    shazartover 4 years ago

    yeah we are very lucky to have panoramic views of Perth & beyond! Keep up your good work

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonalmost 3 years ago

    December 9,2011 Awesome!

  • Thank you very much for another feature Ann.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppalmost 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture Michael

  • Thanks Larry.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonalmost 3 years ago

    January 15,2012 Great work!

  • Thanks heaps for the feature Ann.

    – Michael Matthews

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