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SkyWatch Friday

Posted by Lorac Thursday, 19 November 2009

SkyWatch Friday

 The sun lights Golden skies with it's final breath of the day.



 I was driving into this sunset and had to stop . I couldn't keep my eyes on the road. That brilliant orb was blinding in it's last light and the colours were so intense, but different from the colours I usually see in a sunset. The land had already given up it's light and colour for the day and the contrast was stark.

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40 comments

  1. Karen :-) Says:
  2. A perfect sky to say good by to the day.

     
  3. This is a beautiful sky indeed!

     
  4. hetty Says:
  5. Just as your sun is taking its final breath for the day, so am I at this spectacular beauty!

     
  6. April Says:
  7. What a gorgeous sunset sky!

     
  8. Ida Says:
  9. Lovely! :)

     
  10. eden Says:
  11. absolutely gorgeous shot!

     
  12. J Bar Says:
  13. Great sunset.
    Sydney - City and Suburbs

     
  14. Did you take that on Saturday, as that was a glorious day wasn't it?

    Great shot.

    Gill

     
  15. Lorac: Love it, love it, love it, so nicely captured.

     
  16. Lorac Says:
  17. Gill, no I took it awhile back. We have had the nicest weather though!

     
  18. eileeninmd Says:
  19. Simply beautiful, happy skywatching.

     
  20. Ebie Says:
  21. Beautiful! Your capture is so soft as satin!

    I can't keep my eyes off the road too!

     
  22. Naturegirl Says:
  23. A stunning ending to your day!Gorgeous capture!

     
  24. Jay Says:
  25. I love sunset too. Great pic.

     
  26. Vicky Says:
  27. Great silhouette of the "hill?" Wonderful colors. Thanks for sharing

     
  28. Vaiheinen Says:
  29. Oh what a sunset. Great feeling in this shot! Thanks.

     
  30. Martha in PA Says:
  31. Magnificent. I think I would have had to stop and admire it as well!

    Thanks for stopping by!

     
  32. Thanks for the visit. I can see why you stopped. Sometimes when I'm driving I miss great shots because I don't take the time. I'm glad you did. Yes, it's been great to get back to the cabin. - Margy

     
  33. BK Says:
  34. I love how the sun turned the sky golden. Beautiful shot!

     
  35. You need to stop at this scene..Such a nice time of the day..

     
  36. With your wonderful photography in mind, I woke up early and noticed a golden red glow through the curtains, and thinking 'Good, I'll be able to see the sunrise for once!' threw back the curtains and saw it was the light from a distant street lamp! grrrr :-)

     
  37. Dewdrop Says:
  38. Stunning capture. I am glad you stopped for it. I love the muted melding colors of the shots. Truly splendid.

     
  39. JOE TODD Says:
  40. Beautiful skies in Ontario

     
  41. Ida Says:
  42. I'm back to answer your question on my blog.

    The picture in my header is the view from my home.
    You can see the North Sea in the horizon.

    Have a happy weekend! :)

     
  43. Ida Says:
  44. I have been to Canada, by the way.
    I just loved Vancouver!
    A beautiful city! :)

     
  45. Lovely Lorac - right on the cusp of disappearing - a good capture!

     
  46. Quiet Paths Says:
  47. I can see why you were moved to pull over and take this shot. Very inspiring.

     
  48. Lorac Says:
  49. Ida, thanks for answering! That is quite the view you have! I live quite a distance from Vancouver but have been there myself. It is a nice city.

     
  50. Tammie Lee Says:
  51. such a wonderful final breath!

     
  52. I'd have had to pull over too! Fabulous colors! LOVE your header, too!

     
  53. Nina Says:
  54. Beautiful sky, just before sunrise (I think...) Love the soft color!
    Thanks for visiting my blog!

     
  55. Lew Says:
  56. Gorgeous sunset! And your shot of the welder in the kiln is a fantastic photo! Your ob must have gottten you into (and out of) some interesting places.

     
  57. Rajesh Says:
  58. Beautiful radiant golden sky.

     
  59. Soooo pretty! I loved it when you said the sun was taking it's "final breath of the day".

     
  60. Damama T Says:
  61. Breathtaking! I can see why it would be hard to drive!

    Damama's at it again!

     
  62. karen Says:
  63. Wow, spectacular sunset!! I've also been catching up on and enjoying your earlier posts too.. lovely!

     
  64. I really like the contrast here of the sun and sky with the silhouette in the foreground.

     
  65. beautiful sunset :)

    http://nfbild.blogspot.com/2009/11/skywatch-friday-s4-e19-snowfall.html

     
  66. Wren Says:
  67. Beautiful. Those liminal moments are the best.

     
  68. Wow!

     

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