Mount Funnel Sunset

Shot from Greenhill Beach, Greenhill, Qld.

Mount Funnel is an old volcanic plug that dominates the local hills near the coast in this area. It stands to a height of 344m above sea level and is part of the Cape Palmerston National Park.

View all photos taken: Sunday, 5th July 2009, This photo: 5:48pm

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  • Panorama Paul said:
    Holy Moly... I'd kill for a sunset like this!! A real shepherd's delight!!!
  • David de Groot said:
    It turned out to be quite a good one. I had a hunch early in the day it would, but you know how fickle clouds can be. Luckily though, it all came together in the end :)
  • [ Kane ] said:
    Cracker Dave
  • ibsut said:
    Great shot David. Mt Funnel for me is the signal that tells me I've arrived in NQ!
  • Cass n Dan said:
    WOW David this is awesomeeeeeeeeeeee :) OMG wow
  • David de Groot said:
    Thanks Kane :)
    It's not far from my Parent's place :)
    Thanks! Haven't shot much landscape lately, so I grabbed this one from the trip north early last month.
  • dtmateojr said:
    Awesome! Flip your screen upside down and it looks like lava just beneath the earth's crust.
  • David de Groot said:
    So it does ;-)
  • James Lagden said:
    Can't say I've been there ;-)
    Great shot Dave
  • ozroadwarrior said:
  • Jennifer Renee said:
    quite amazing clouds and color! well captured
  • Grauniad2 said:
    Wonderful capture David!
  • baar_01 said:
    Wow. That is one epic sunset!
  • Out_and_About said:
    WOW!! What amazing colours in that shy. Lovely work Dave.
  • thebookfreak58 said:
    Wow that sky is amazing! Nice one Dave.
  • SkattyKat said:
    now thats what I call colour !!
    Well captured David
  • [ Rodelicious ] said:
    killer clouds indeed david
  • David de Groot said:
    Oh if you've never seen that, you're missing out! Start digging man!
    'twas glad we raced back to the beach to catch it :)
    Thanks Rodney :)
    Indeed it was!
    Thanks Michelle :) Always good to get a nice sunset, and so much more civilised than dawn ;-) Hopefully Fingal will be this good on the weekend eh ?
    Sure was Tim :)
    Thanks Kath. 'twas interesting as when we got to the beach it looked like it was going to fizz. Then I looked south and saw colour and literally watched as the clouds progressively turned in front of me.
    Thanks Rodel :) Straight out of camera too.
  • Mitch Lahey said:
    David seriously pro sunset. Gotta love it when the sky gives a stunning color and pettern of clouds. Captured so well
  • Peter Hegarty said:
    Beautiful colours Dave - magnifico! :)
  • Thea M said:
    Awesome sunset. colour, and a great silhouette.
  • kth517 said:
    Amazing capture !!
  • fatimka said:
    yaaay! i like this!! :)
  • David de Groot said:
    Indeed, right place, right time :)
    Thanks Peter, 'twas pretty amazing standing on the beach watching it unfold.
    Thanks Thea :)
  • bradchiplin said:
    Lava sky! And straight out of camera.
    Awesome work as always Dave :)
  • David de Groot said:
    Neat eh ?
  • apurdam (Andrew) said:
  • Rob Smith15 said:
    Gorgeous David. Love it!
  • David de Groot said:
    Sure was! And it only lasted a short while before fading too.
    Thanks Rob.
  • A Miner Down Under said:
    Staggering colors !
  • David de Groot said:
    Indeed ;-)
  • Maki_C30D said:
    wow! amazing!!
  • David de Groot said:
    Thanks Maria :)