Saturday, June 14, 2014

Photo Challenge for June - Stormy Weather


I'm cruising and have to make this quick!  Joining in Donna's always fun Personal Photo Challenge.
All pics taken with my Olympus SP-590UZ with a little editing via PicMonkey.


A sunny welcome followed by a sudden and quite unexpected snowstorm - even the
penguins seemed startled - and I was grateful I had a big warm parka and gloves.

Macquarie Island, Australia - the sub-Antarctic Islands cruise on M/S Orion - 2011

See more here - http://abreathoffreshair-mary.blogspot.com/2012/01/magical-macquarie-island-part-i.html


The old city of Hue, Vietnam - December 2012
It poured down hard but was so very beautiful, the rainstorms went on and on - sightseeing 
was definitely soggy!  It was of course "the wet", one of the two seasons in this part of the world.

Hue, Vietnam, still in the pelting rain - "taxi anyone?"
Big sales on plastic ponchos that day in December, 2012

To see more of that damp trip go here - http://abreathoffreshair-mary.blogspot.com/2011/12/taking-long-way-home-from-vietnam.html

Pop on over to visit Donna at this month's Personal Photo Challenge - http://apersonalphotochallenge.blogspot.com



17 comments:

  1. Love the penguins! I can feel the cold. The taxi shot is nice, too. Lots of color amid the rain. My, you certainly get around...the world, that is!

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  2. Fantastic! The colors and glistening rain in the final two are lovely. The penguins are too cute!

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  3. Pouring rain can certainly affect a day when one hoped to be outside with their camera. I like the group of taxis.

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  4. I like your photo editing. Truly beautiful photos of rainy (and snowy) weather! The last one is my favorite.

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  5. Love all those bicycle transportation....

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  6. Beautiful photo's! Thanks for sharing. :)

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  7. Fotos incríveis! Amei todas! Parabéns! Parabéns!
    Um abraço!
    Amazing photos! Loved them all! Congratulations! Congratulations!
    Hugs!

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  8. These are beautiful photos Mary. I love the editing and how it makes the rain stand out. Nicely done! Enjoy your travels. Hugs. Pam

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  9. Great shots as always, my favourite has to be the bikes!

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  10. Thank you for taking the extra trouble to get linked up and participate, Mary. I know you are still on your latest cruise! We can always count on interesting travel photos from you. I especially love the last one with the bicycle carts! Now there is a job that I wouldn't want, LOL.

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  11. Great weather photos - fun to learn about other countries too.

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  12. Very unique and interesting photos! Great editing effects too!

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  13. Storms in exotic locales are still storms, but with international flavour. I do love the one with the penguins in the snow. Great photos.

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  14. I always enjoy your pictures! The penguins are just adorable. Thanks for sharing with us!

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