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Thursday, June 16, 2011

SkyWatch Friday: Sunset and Moonrise


Sometimes I forget to check on the sunset when clouds are moving in and storms threaten.

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I almost missed this sunset but was glad I didn't as the incoming storm and setting sun made a dramatic combination.
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A few days after the sunset above I caught a beautiful rising moon on a clear afternoon.
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Then after it was dark I managed a night shot of the moon.
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26 comments:

Cezar and Léia said...

Magnificent pictures! :)
*** my favorite is the last shot , the"moon"!
Léia

aka Penelope said...

Lovely, mystical shots of the moon, Carver. I noticed a full moon last night, too, outside my door. It seemed fitting after seeing the lunatic behavior of people out on the streets of Vancouver after the Vancouver Canucks lost the Stanley Cup.
:(

ewok1993 said...

wow that moon shot is really spectacular. love it.

Indrani said...

Great captures. My moon shots are always pathetic and I dare not post them.

Rajesh said...

Great shots. Beautiful sunsets through the clouds.

Pearl Maple said...

fabulous moon photos
you never know when those magical photos are going to pop up

EG Wow said...

Nice shots of the moon and sunset, Carver. The full moon sure was beautiful!

Liz said...

Beautiful moon shots. I love the afternoon moon. :)

Happy sky watching!

Liz @ A Simple Life

Sylvia K said...

Fantastic captures for the day, Carver! Love the dramatic, stormy skies and, of course, the moon is awesome Hope you have a lovely weekend!

Sylvia

Tricia said...

Glad you didn't miss that dramatic sunset, too! Thanks for sharing! =)

VALKYRIEN said...

Wonderful pictures with dramatic colors. Love the branches in silhouette - and the moon - Luna - is gorgeous!

joo said...

Gorgeous! I'm with Leia - the last one s a stunner!

fjällripan said...

Great photos! The sky can be very dramatic when its cloudy. Like the moon photos very much to. Great captured. Have a nice weekend :)

afanja said...

Your first photo is stunning. The sun and the clouds were showing a great light show.
The combination of the moon by day and by night on one day is wonderful.
Have a great weekend!

eileeninmd said...

Lovely shots, Carver! I love the moon shots and it is neat to watch the sky when a storm is approaching. Have a great weekend!

Carletta said...

The first shot looks like a man's silhouette with a yellow border. :)
All are lovely shots!!

Karen said...

Gogeous sunset, it looks like liquid gold!

Genie said...

I must admit I am a bit jealous of our night shot of the moon. I have had little luck shooting full moons here at home, though at the beach with the use of a tripod, I did pretty well. These photos are lovely...especially the first tow showing the sun meeting up with the storm. Amazing captures. genie

SandyCarlson said...

The layers of clouds and the dramatic light are wonderful. Just gorgeous.

Arija said...

That second sunset shot is really something,as though the surrounding leaves were about to grab the sunset and carry it away to some unknown place. Just think, no more sunsets.

Jidhu Jose said...

nice shots
happy SWF


My Skywatch Friday

Joyful said...

Just beautiful.

Kay L. Davies said...

Wonderful sunset and moon shots, Carver.
— K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

Hildred and Charles said...

Beautiful photos Carver. The full moon was quite gorgeous.

Carola said...

Wonderful moon shots, brilliant.

Horsoon said...

I especially love this set of 'sun & moon' shots! Awesome!

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