Rain Clouds at Sunset...3

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The soft reflected colors in the eastern sky are often my favorite during a sunset. The softer more even light gives you a chance to capture the details in the landscape too.

All three of these shots were taken by stopping along the roadside on my way home from work.

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Comments (18)

peargrin on May 27, 2012

Wow, Joy! The light in this is so beautiful and eye-catching! Love it! Cheers, pear

joyfotos on May 28, 2012

Thanks Pear! This is my favorite of the three...meant to upload it for the starting shot but goofed:)

Sarah O on May 28, 2012

HELLO JOY ! Beautiful...my favorite also of these 3. Such soft lovely ligh! a good find Joy, as you traveled home from work, "right place at the right time" :)) hope you are well, we've not been in touch for awhile. YSL here. its great!

joyfotos on May 28, 2012

Hi Sarah! I almost sent you a note this weekend...so have been thinking of you:) I stopped several times on my drive home on this day. I also got off on the back roads so it was a little easier to stop without getting run over. I was lucky to have this nice scene when I looked back at the east and saw the lovely soft colors in the sky. I am honored by the YSL!

Has been another wild couple weeks at my house but we are all on the mend. I got strep throat and did not realize it so gave it to my 93 year old Mom and she ended up hospitalized. Then everyone else in the house had it as well. It doesn't make you feel horrible but sure saps the strength and takes forever to get over. Hopefully we are in the wearing down stages now as June looks to be a busier than normal month. How's things down your way?

gezginruh on May 28, 2012

Really wonderful and different sunset!!!!

LK 3

Best greetings. GGR

joyfotos on May 28, 2012

Thanks GGR!. Yes, a different sunset is a nice way to describe this photo. It is always fun when someone says something about your photo that makes you think of it in a way you have not. It is good to have you visit again!

Itallica on May 28, 2012

This is great how yu've got the rolls of hay lined up with the fence perspective. Is it last years crop?

joyfotos on May 29, 2012

Hi Tery! Good to have you stop round:) Yes, I finally lucked out in something interesting to but in a sunset photo! I would guess they are last years crop. This years harvest is just getting into full swing...or it would be if it would ever stop raining long enough!

Brian Humphreys on May 29, 2012

Lovely low-light photo, Joy! Looks like a wonderful evening for catching fireflies and building a campfire with the family.

joyfotos on May 29, 2012

Thanks Brian! It does have that look about it...but I am afraid we don't have fireflies here & it would have been a bit soggy for a campfire as it kept raining off and on. Thankfully my kids were able to spend a month in the summer when they were younger in NC at their grandparents and know the joys of catching fireflies:) Thanks for stopping by!

trikermike on June 1, 2012

We got rain all the time

we had sunshine a week back, just for a few days

the temp was up then too

cool again and damp too :((

giant PC not working, so I'm on wee laptop, catchup when I can, meanwhile I'll just adore your weather shots!

Syed Majeedullah Ah… on July 9, 2012

dear Joy Excellent shot Greetings .Ahsan

E@GLE on July 9, 2012

Beautiful shot! L&F greetings Evan

♥♥TRIKER12 on July 10, 2012

Giant PC back to work!

rain consistent with British Summer, but temp is low, 11C today - brrrrrrrrr

Hope all is well with y'aaal!

♥♥ Mike

Beate_MK on July 23, 2012

I am glad you stopped on your way to take this beautiful picture. The twilight is truly special and you captured a wonderful mood here. I like it very much! Best wishes from Germany Beate

Ahmet Bekir on October 24, 2012

Excellent image with the rolls of hay, ...liked, best wishes, Ahmet

Ilie Olar on December 7, 2012

Very nice color of the sky! 4-11 Ysl!

Greetings from Romania, Ilie

Gelo Valle on June 13, 2015

Very beautiful & interesting, LIKE! Greetings from Genoa, planet Earth

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on May 27, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by joyfotos
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot SX10 IS
    • Taken on 2012/05/08 19:16:05
    • Exposure: 0.125s (1/8)
    • Focal Length: 5.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash