Sky Watch Friday- The Usual, Maldives

by Mridula on May 16, 2014

in Canon D550,Maldives,Photography,Sky Watch

I cannot count the number of times I have been using Maldives pictures for sky watch. Well, I am going to do so one more time. After that if everything goes according to the plan, the next Thursday I should be in Jordan, where I get to attend the mass by the pope. This is on invitation from Jordan Tourism. But before I wander that far, it is time to get back to to the Sky Watch.

Maafushi Island

Where the Earth Meets the Sky!

Now let me declare, this is the place where the earth meets the sky! It is Maafushi Island at Maldives. See I have told you the place too. Now all you have to do is to go and verify. My hunch is that it is a common phenomenon all over Maldives. Well, even if it is not true, the illusion was really beautiful.

Maafushi Dusk

The Blue Hour

I have been aware of the golden hour (an hour or so after sunrise and an hour or so before sunset) but I caught on the beauty of the blue hour a little late. It is basically the dawn and the dusk. I tell you what, that means I can sleep even less in the morning. And I don’t like it one bit. I mean no one can stop me from sleeping through the dawn and sunrise, but the doubt about what I missed when I slept through the sunrise is not a good feeling to wake up to.

Maafushi Beach

Anything for a Foreground!

While I was busy photographing the dainty slipper as a foreground, I heard its owner scream. For a moment I thought I did something to offend her but she was upset because the other one was gone from the shore. She too was going around with a camera!

PS. This post is part of Skywatch Friday, the super community of sky watchers.

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rupam { xhobdo } May 21, 2014 at 8:25 am

Truly Awesome :)

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Niranjan May 18, 2014 at 8:51 pm

Lovely clicks! And enjoy Jordan.

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Mary May 18, 2014 at 4:26 pm

Wow! These skies are stunning! Amazing shots! Love the colors!

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Chaitali Patel May 17, 2014 at 10:01 pm

Lovely photos… how lucky are you!!! Can you put me into your suitcase? :)

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Maniparna Sengupta Majumder May 17, 2014 at 12:34 pm

I’m speechless !! really…

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Indrani May 17, 2014 at 9:48 am

Usual may be but they are gorgeous!

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Peter B May 17, 2014 at 8:39 am

Where the earth meets the sky… what an incredible concept and photos!

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Stephanie May 17, 2014 at 6:23 am

Stunning images, love the blues in the last shot!

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Sylvia Kirkwood May 17, 2014 at 2:15 am

Gorgeous captures of breathtaking skies, Mridula!! I, too, love the slipper in the sand!! Thanks for sharing the beauty!! Have a beautiful weekend!!

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aparna May 17, 2014 at 2:04 am

amazing clouds…good capture

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Preethi Venugopal May 16, 2014 at 9:50 pm

Amazing captures..

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JM Illinois May 16, 2014 at 9:39 pm

The owner screamed which broke up the silence but how wonderful to be able to see the sky meeting the sea morning or evening in the Maldives. Be safe on your trip to Jordan. I can hardly wait to see your next post.
JM Illinois, U.S.A.

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Deepa May 16, 2014 at 8:31 pm

Amazing captures :) Jordan is a beautiful place too. Happy journey in advance :)

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magiceye May 16, 2014 at 5:29 pm

Gorgeous captures!!

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Bikram May 16, 2014 at 5:18 pm

I jsut said wow at the udaipur pics and now I need to say wow wow wow again and again ….

beautiful pics

Bikram

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Lady Fi May 16, 2014 at 5:15 pm

So gorgeous! Love that slipper in the sand…

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