Riverview tours collected me and 30 other travellers at the Cooktown Wharf for a cruise along the Endeavor river and up the Jetty and back to watch the sunset and then the Fireworks as part of the Cooktown Festival. I was the only single and shared a table with 2 couples and it was veryContinue reading “Sunset from Riverbend Tours”
Finally I stayed at the waterfront walk on the esplanade for the sunset. The sun sets over the water here and you can walk along the esplanade viewing the sunset Calculations of sunrise and sunset in Cooktown – Queensland – Australia for June 2023. Generic astronomy calculator to calculate times for sunrise, sunset… https://www.timeanddate.com/sun/@2170658
This morning the sunrise was beautiful. Soft colors reflecting on a silent surface, there was barely a ripple on the water. It was perfectly still, like glass with soft and muted colors.
There is a magic in a sunrise and a sunset. The sky changes in color and creates an experience that absorbs the watcher, Behind this field of green the sun sets almost apologetically for staining the sky. When insect wings are glistening in the beamOf the low sun, and mountain-tops are bright,Oh, let me, byContinue reading “Sunrise 11 March”
Finally the rain stopped and I was able to walk up Jensens Crossing road in Cooktown to see a sunset over Mount Cook.
September has been hot days with clear blue skies and no cloud. Sunsets have been red skies and clear skies, so tonight when there appeared to be some clouds in the sky I watched for the sunset. It was beautiful as usual but not as dramatic as I was wanting to see. I walked downContinue reading “September Sunset at Fairview”
I was on the Ferry from Redland Bay returning to Macleay Island when the sunset began. Because the ferry was crowded and I was squashed into a corner, I just watched the sky color and other passengers taking photos with their mobiles. Then suddenly the ferry stopped and everyone started looking to the side. ThereContinue reading “Sunset over the Sea”
I see the moonrise is at 4.32, and I rush down to Corroboree Park to see the moonrise. The sunset is beginning too, and the clouds hide the moon. Then I see the sunset on the other side of the Island…and I run to try and get some of the sunset too. I run throughContinue reading “Moonrise at Corroboree Park”
In photography, the golden hour is the period of daytime shortly after sunrise or before sunset, during which daylight is redder and softer than when the sun is higher in the sky. The golden hour is also sometimes called the “magic hour,” especially by cinematographers. The period of time shortly before the magic hour at sunrise,Continue reading “The Magic Hour”