Thursday, December 19, 2013

Short-lived sunset

We'd had a late-afternoon coffee at Tim Horton's; it was almost 4:30, time to go home. But this sunset met us in the parking lot. I had to take a photo. Three photos; the sky was too wide to fit in one, even though half of the sunset was hidden behind Tim's. It would be better from a larger parking lot a few blocks away, with no buildings to the west, but just to be sure, I took my three shots.

Composite photo

Good thing I did; by the time we got to our corner and a clear view of the sky, less than five minutes later, all that was left was a fading orange wash behind the distant evergreens.

A Skywatch post.

6 comments:

  1. Very beautiful photo for SWF! Have a nice weekend and Merry Christmas.

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  2. It's beautiful. Great idea to take several shots and turn them into one panoramic view!

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  3. Brilliant, glad to see someone else does the same as me in showing the sky to its full extent

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  4. beautiful sunset!!!

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  5. Beautiful composite shot! Really captures the entire sky well.

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