The last February Sunrise on the Southern Moreton Bay Islands was spectacular. I took the 5.20 am Ferry from Russell island to Redland Bay Marina, taking photos as the colors deepened and changed with vivid intensity. When the sun is low on the horizon during sunrises and sunsets, the sunlight travels through more of the atmosphere. ShorterContinue reading “Sunrise Over the Sea”
Russell Island has some amazing sunrises and sunsets. I see part of the sunrise as the sun rises more to the East behind the huge trees at the bottom om the property. This sunrise started as a dark purple stain and changed and grew more beautiful They say that ‘clouds come to add color toContinue reading “Purple Sunrise Over the Sea”
Every so often a sunrise appears that is stunning and memorable. This one started as a dark glow in the morning sky and grew into something spectacular because it was simply different. I thought the sunrise was over and then the colors changed again and suddenly the sky was spectacular again Below the Black SwanContinue reading “Sunrise at Russell Island”
Russell Island has amazing sunrises. I stand on the back verandah, usually surrounded by birds waiting to be fed, watching the sunrise every morning, and each morning it is different. Sometimes just a red sky, sometimes clouds in different shapes and different colors too. Today the clouds are flat across the horizon and streaking therContinue reading “Another Island Sunrise”
I looked back and the barge was loading vehicles. I had to rush back and collect my van and drive it onto the barge to go to the Mainland. When I looked out of the window, there was the sunrise behind the Jetty. The Barge will now travel to Lamb Island, then Macleay Island, KarragarraContinue reading “Jetty Sunrise”
To travel anywhere one must first get off the Island and you need to take the Vehicle Ferry to Redland Bay, the Mainland. I try to take the early morning ferry because I can see the sunrise, Now the days are shorter because its winter, the later ferry also meets the sunrise. You are expectedContinue reading “Russell Island Sunrise from the Jetty”
Scattering affects the color of light coming from the sky, but the details are determined by the wavelength of the light and the size of the particle. The short-wavelength blue and violet are scattered by molecules in the air much more than other colors of the spectrum.