Posted by: lizlitzow | February 6, 2012

Summer Storm in Sydney and blue skies over Brisbane

I was in Sydney recently and on a lovely day we walked from my friends’ apartment down to Manly for Sunday lunch. The walk was only short, around fifteen minutes. In no time at all, the sky turned dark and the most amazing storm clouds gathered. Fortunately, I had my camera with me and I was able to record it.

The calm before the storm

Then the clouds gathered and swirled. They looked really menacing showing us all the force of nature.

The first of the storm clouds

The clouds swirled and swirled

The force of nature

We would have been completely drenched but fortunately, we able to get a cab to take us the short distance back to the apartment from where we were able to watch the storm.

A beautiful sunset to follow

We have had lots of heavy rain in Brisbane as well, but there have been a few amazing days with the most glorious skies.






Who wants cloudless skies?


  1. Beautiful sky photos!

  2. Those storm clouds were tremendous, i almost expected an enormous space ship to slowly emerge from that. fantastic series of shots! c

    • I know they were awesome

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  3. Gosh, those clouds look menacing. Glad you didn’t get wet!

    • And it was all so sudden

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  4. The contrast between the slate grey sky and the blue sky is amazing. I like the sunset image.

    • I’ve never seen storm clouds quite like that before

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  5. What a storm, Liz! Just as you said, fortunately for us, you had your camera with you. Great photos! Thank you.

    • Unbelievable

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  6. WOW! What a day… You captured the moments so beautifully dear Dedra, Thank you, with my love, nia

  7. As always, mother nature puts on the most spectacular shows. Great shots!

    • Thankyou

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  8. I love clouds as I always find the most intriguing patterns in them!

  9. Reblogged this on My Favorite Spaces.

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