Soft muted colours of a winter morning Canning River

Canning River wetlands soft muted colours

Canning River wetlands soft muted colours Soft muted colours of a winter morning. With clear winter nights those chilly mornings are upon us again (chilly in Perth is when it drops below about 5ºC !). The samphires in the wetlands around the Canning River change colour this time of year from dull green grey to a soft mauve or pink. See if you can spot the two little fellas out and about for an early and chilly breakfast.

On this morning I was carrying in my pocket a small Canon digital camera. Doubtless, if I had my 4×5 by the time I  was set up the ducks would have moved, hence the expression ‘the best camera is the one you have at hand’. What I really enjoy most about this image are the soft muted colours and tones in which the ducks are almost camouflaged. The image is a jpeg straight from the camera and matches the quiet and stillness of a cold winter morning  at day break.

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