The morning after the heatwave in South Australia ended.
The cool change had came through during the night --it was a welcome sou'-westerly.
These pictures were made whilst I was on an early morning poodlewalk with Kayla.They were made just after sunrise.
That is when the light is soft and gentle. However, it quickly becomes harsh and very contrasty. Then I am forced to photograph in the open shade, if I want to continue to work on the Littoral Zone project.
Dep's Beach is one of the spaces Kayla and I walk to on our early morning walks. It's a small beach that lies between Petrel Cove and Kings Beach, more or less on the border between Victor Harbor and Waitpinga:
Most people walk across it as they walk along the heritage trail. Surfers--mostly young lads--- are its most frequent visitors. They surf at the western end of the beach, which is where the above photos was taken during the recent very changeable weather.
Made on an early morning poodlewalk with Kayla
Scum in a rock pond. It is rather unusual.
This picture was made on the morning before the return of the wild, stormy weather:
I had walked past this spot many times on our poodlewalks but I'd never really stopped to photograph it. This time I stopped.
The wild storms and rain have passed. I have returned to exploring the literal zone. The sky is clear in the morning, and there is early morning light on the coastal rocks:
The light now is very different from that before the storms that battered South Australia.
This found still life was made on an early morning poodle walk along the coastal rocks just before Dep's Beach.
The tide was lower that morning, the weather had cleared after the storm, and some of the quartz among the granite was exposed.