above and below

Yesterday the dorset coastline experienced a strange phenomena, Advection fog.Advection fog is formed by the slow passage of relatively warm, moist, stable air over a colder wet surface. It is common at sea whenever cold and warm ocean currents are in close proximity and may affect adjacent coasts.

The photos I took yesterday so above and below the fog. It was hot above and cold below.

 

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Sun dogs

Last evening I was on the Chesil Beach, which is located on the South coast of England in the county of Dorset. It is a pebble beach 18 miles long and stretches north-west from Portland to West Bay. For much of its length it is separated from the mainland by an area of saline water called the Fleet Lagoon.

As you can see it was a beautiful evening, the sun was shining but also in the sky were 2 vertical rainbows however we hadn’t had any rain.

what are sun dogs?

Sun dogs (or sundogs), mock suns[1] or phantom suns,[2] scientific name parhelia (singular parhelion), are an atmospheric phenomenon that consists of a pair of bright spots on either horizontal side on the Sun, often co-occurring with a luminous ring known as a 22° halo.[3]

Sun dogs are a member of a large family of halos, created by light interacting with ice crystals in the atmosphere. Sun dogs typically appear as two subtly colored patches of light to the left and right of the Sun, approximately 22° distant and at the same elevation above the horizon as the Sun. They can be seen anywhere in the world during any season, but they are not always obvious or bright. Sun dogs are best seen and are most conspicuous when the Sun is close to the horizon.

 

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Hive Beach, Jurassic coast

Hive Beach is to be found in the village of Burton Bradstock. It sits on the south coast of Dorset in England.The beach forms part of the Chesil Bank.The Chesil Bank itself forms part the UNESCO world heritage Jurassic coast and over seen by the National Trust and is on the South West Coast Path

The award winning “Hive Beach Cafe” is situated here, and over looks this wonderful beach offering wonderful fish dishes.

The sandstone cliffs have amazing formations which were laid down in the sea about 190 million years ago and is a geologist delight.

It a wonderful for a family day out or in the winter to blow the cobwebs away.

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Black and white or white and black, that is the question ?

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dog and his mistress

A black and white photo or should that be a white and black photo is a challenge to  any mind, no colour to add warmth, no colour to add mood, no colour to give away time of day.

A black and white photo is just that. the  beauty of black and white photography is that it can take on whole new different meanings depending on what it is your shooting or who it is you ask.
As all photography was originally monochrome, or black and white, it’s easy to feel a sense of nostalgia over them. Today, many modern day photographers choose to shoot or post-process in black and white, creating striking photos.
Whether it’s capturing the texture of an object or seeing the form, shading, pattern or tone, black and white photography will give you a greater appreciation for life’s little details. By taking away colour, you’ll see an object without distractions.
From an artistic viewpoint; colour depicts reality. Black and white is an interpretation of reality.

I have changed  these photos from Colour to Black and white, which do you preferImageImageImageImage

 

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