Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Moving Water
Sunday Stills: #Water in the Details
My second contribution for water in the details.
The shapes and colours at the waters edge
The floods that inundate the nearby town
The water rages over the bridge near my place during flood times
The Bottlebrush trees bend with the flow and are used to the rushing water
As the water rushes downstream to be greeted by the bridge
The sunset on the waves change the water to unfamiliar colours
Water drops on flowers trickle down the stamens to feed the roots below
Or burst from a fountain in a showy splendor
Or sit on a succulent silently sliding
Reflecting the background while waiting to fall
Being captured by a spiders web like pearls awaiting to adorn a womans neck
Giving a glimpse of the world in a raindrop
Watching a White-faced Heron stroll among the rivers rocks looking for lunch can be mesmerising and calming beside the river
The Ragtag Daily Prompt Sunday: Tranquil
We cross the bridge
Watch the birds – a White-faced Heron fishing among the rocks
Red Skimmer Dragonflies watch us
Watch the clouds colour heralding the evening
Colours deepen as we start for home with the setting Sun
Home in time to watch Our Moon bathe our home with a gentle light
Frank from Dutch goes the Photo word prompt: Forces
Near my property, sometimes the Clarence River rages when the rains are here and the rivers flow is enhanced. The Clarence River at Lilydale can flow at a sedate 8mgs/day and sometimes a summer flow may get to 12,000mgs/day. Today after some considerable rain fall, the river is flowing at over 20,000mgs/day. When the flood waters hit the river levels rise to over 100,000mgs/day. Once the flood flows reach Grafton, they can be at 5,000,000mgs/day
Here are some flood flows showing the forces of water in action.
The Clarence River at Lilydale on a lovely day. The river is a bit higher than normal flow.
A minor flood flow. The bridge was constructed low so when flood flows occur, the rivers debris doesn’t impact on the bridge.
This is a bit of a lower flow. The water is making waves as it flows over the old wooden bridge.
The Bottlebrush trees are able to withstand the flood flows as the have supple trunks and bend with the flow.
Yes. That is 4 meters above the level of the bridge