Thursday, April 2, 2009

Skywatch Friday........

Wednesday (April 1st) we woke up to a drizzly damp overcast dull day. By the afternoon the sun was out and it was windy. I took these photos around 2pm. I didn't look directly at the sun to take them. Then I heard, then saw the plane, it's an Air Canada Plane. We live about half an hour from Toronto International Airport.

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44 comments:

Guy D said...

Outstanding skyshots into the sun, I love these.

Have a great weekend!
Guy
Regina In Pictures

Deborah Godin said...

Love that starburst!! (and what's the Sun but our own local star) Beautiful!

Elisabeth's bright side said...

Just beautiful. Have a nice week.

Naturegirl said...

I can appreciate the joy in seeing this sunshine and blue sky after having a dull day. I am from your area and while in Arizona I surely am enjoying EVERY day here with bluest skies!sending sunshine your way! :)NG

Cyn ;-) Calif/USA said...

Great pics, Gil! I love the way the light plays into 'rays'. I always get a lot of pleasure from your skyshots. Thank you.
Good luck with your move... btw, if your freezer is still at the house you could be cooking *two meals* at a time now, and freezing some to use later, during the move, that could be re-heated in a crockpot. I think three frozen meals could safely store in an 'ice chest' for the three days you are w/o your major appliances. Just a thought.
Hugs,
;-)

Dewdrop said...

Love the starburst effect the sun created. They say it's bad for the camera, but so pretty!!!

Quiet Paths said...

That sunlight is brilliant. Really lovely.

CTG Ponies said...

Great pics! The sunburst is really cool.

Your EG Tour Guide said...

Luckily the sun came out! It's now getting cloudy over my area. Love the clouds and the sunburst!

Photo Cache said...

the first image is soooo beautiful.

Erin said...

what a great series of cloud/sky shots...blue is beautiful and the sunstar...wow.
thanks for sharing with us.

Anemone said...

Nice sky pictures Gail!! funny to thin about the su, the same for the all of ous even if we live at different continents :-))

Happy weekend from Norway

Tarolino said...

Beautiful blues and clouds and such a brilliant sun. Love the plane photo.

Jess said...

Great shots... hope all is well with you and your family.

I'm sitting here enjoying a glass of iced sweet tea! LOL

Have a great rest of the week
Love, Jess

Sylvia K said...

Gorgeous shots! Really love them and the plane is the perfect added touch!

Happy SWF!

Bradley Myers said...

Good sky watch Friday post, I like the sun burst through the clouds.

Tossing Pebbles in the Stream said...

It was nice to have you drop by my blog.

I grew up in Toronto Township southwest of the airport, I have seen many planes flying over.

Susan said...

I love the first one, so bright! And it looks as if the clouds are gathered round to listen. Really lovely.

George said...

Beautiful skywatch pictures.

Esther Garvi said...

Lovely pictures! That first one is truly amazing, Gill!

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Beautiful sky pictures, Gill. If you all EVER get to the Smokies (or somewhere in this area) ---let us know and we'll give you some pointers and help... You'd LOVE it.

Good Luck with the new home!!!

Great sky pictures as usual.
Hugs,
Betsy

April said...

Wonderful pictures of the sun shining through! I'm glad you didn't look directly into it. Nice photo of the airplane too.

bettyl said...

Very cool photos!

fishing guy said...

Gill: Really a nice way to show off the sky with the clouds and sun.

BirdingMaine said...

Awsome photos of the sun!

My Skywatch Friday: Sunrise Over Plum Island

J Bar said...

Good shots.

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Pacey said...

Excellent shots, the sun glaring out at us even if its partly hidden by the clouds. They are perfect sky photos.

Arija said...

The first shot is astonishingly beautiful.

Carolyn said...

I love those clouds and the way you have captured them a ind the sun. Hmmmmm Air Canada eh. I just hope they keep flying. I head home on the 30th of this month and I don't want to walk which is what I would have to do if they decide they can't afford to fly anymore. Great shot though. Thanks for sharing.
Smiles

ms toast burner said...

Beautiful...

I love those two little sun dogs (is that the word?) in the first one.

Beautiful said...

Wow .. what do I call that? Knots of clouds? Beautiful..

Robert V. Sobczak said...

Brilliant light and blue sky

Leedra said...

Beautiful, the 1st one is the best.

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Firefly said...

Hi Gill.
The first photo is the best one. It looks like some kind of special effect. Great.
As for getting inside the stadium here in PE, I got to go on a tour with a media group. Was lucky to see it.

Kitty said...

Lovely, bright shots! Thanks for sharing and have a good weekend :D

Cathy said...

I love the first pic...it looks like a diamond in the sky.

Michele said...

Oh such beautiful photos, I almost squinted when I looked at these... so crisp and true in colors!

Laurieluc said...

those are very pretty. I just love the first one!

Brit' Gal Sarah said...

Beautiful pictures Gill, have a great weekend

Denise said...

Those are very beautiful sky photos Gill, great job!

syel said...

lovely clouds and stunning sun! happy SWF!

vincibene said...

Beautiful pictures!

Inkivääri said...

Beautiful, beautiful pics and sky!

Oz Girl said...

Quite lovely, I especially like the twinkle of the sun in the first photo. Hope you are having a super Saturday!!