Steely Silvery Streaky Sky

This sunset image takes on a decidedly colder feel compared to the original colour version.

The last couple of days have sent a reminder of the cooler forthcoming season: warmer clothes have been needed; an extra layer added; an cosy blanket warms chilly toes; soft fleecey tops have been snuggled into; a favourite hand-knitted woolly hat has once again seen the light of day; a small electric heater has been turned on – albeit quite fleetingly – to heat a chilly room – before the main sources of heating have been fired up; hot-chocolate snooze-enducing beverages are being devoured late into the evening.

The weather people have predicted strong winds and heavy rain tonight – as well as a rise in temps. Maybe all those extra sources of comfort, warmth and joy have been brought into play too soon ………. we’ll see.

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26 thoughts on “Steely Silvery Streaky Sky

  1. I like the composition. It would be nice to see the colour version to compare.

    It has turned cold in northeast Florida too — only 76 degrees today.

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    • Yes – perhaps I should have added the colour version for comparison. I found it today and may post as I really like the colours!

      ONLY 76 degrees, eh? You’ll be getting the cable-knit sweater out then 😎

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  2. Gorgeous conversion. Love your description of comforts, warmth and joy – which I know I’d miss, if I had to live on a tropical island. 🙂

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    • Thank you, Sheila. We had a real change in the weather recently and although the rain is ever-present, the temps took a dip. It shocked everyone into reaching for their warmer layers! It’s been a bit warmer today though.

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    • Thank you, David! I think it must be a strong hibernation instinct: wrap up; snuggle up; burrow down; take on plenty of rich, comforting, chocolately drinks; cover oneself in natural fibres ……… and snooooooze 🙂

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    • Many thanks, Truels. It felt distinctly Autumnal here this morning: damp, cold – cobwebs were alight with morning dew – then the rest of the day turned warm. It can’t make its mind up 🙂

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  3. Good to see you in black and white (at long last???!) if I can put it that way! Beautiful, atmospheric image – I can imagine being there. The three little bushes/trees under the sunset make the shot, and the sky above is simply glorious. Good stuff, M! A

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    • Thank you, Adrian! I photographed this in a wonderful – atmospheric – place; one could see for miles. I think it would be interesting to get out early for a potential sunrise shot in the same place (early mornings are so chilly at the moment though 🙂 ).

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