February Finale
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February Finale - Posted on 02/19/2008
Just another country sunset, taken last evening. The day had been a mixed bag of weather as a cold front was passing through - one moment I had sunshine and white puffy clouds, then a snow squall would blow in and I'd have dark skies and almost white-out conditions. A few moments later, it would clear again. The cycle was timed perfectly - a squall had moved through just before the sun was going down, allowing me to capture this colorful end to the day.

I want to thank everyone for visiting and for your wonderful comments. I know it's been awhile since I've posted anything - life got very busy for me the past few weeks, and I haven't had much time to spend with the camera. I think things are quieting down a bit so that I can get back to a more normal routine. Hope everyone has a great week! -- Kim

Exif: FUJIFILM FinePix S9100 | 1/500 sec | f 2.8 | ISO-100 | Flash-Not Fired


Comments (28)

  • Nick - 02/19/2008, 9:41 am

    Great sky. I like the way the lines in the sky lead to the brightest spot.
  • Spooky - 02/19/2008, 10:03 am

    Very pretty! :-)
  • Anita Bower - 02/19/2008, 12:02 pm

    Lovely sunset. Ours was lovely also, but, I didn't get out to take a photo. Glad you did.
  • Michael Rawluk - 02/19/2008, 12:57 pm

    Gorgeous sky but the black land at the bottom really sets it off.
  • makoto - 02/19/2008, 7:34 pm

  • Russ - 02/19/2008, 10:02 pm

    I love the colors in this sky; although, the foreground needs to have some detail in the shadows.
  • sherri - 02/20/2008, 11:04 pm

    Silver lined clouds. This came out nice. Love the colors and especially the details of that one tree to the right showing so clearly against the fading light.
  • pnfphotography - 02/21/2008, 6:25 am

    Just another country sunset indeed - we have them too and I find there are never two that are the same. Just beautiful and the colors are fabulous.
  • Wolfgang Prigge - 02/21/2008, 9:10 am

    A very dramatic sunset, imagine water instead of fields and Wagner's "Flying Dutchman" ...
  • amy - 02/21/2008, 11:30 am

    Another country sunset indeed.. You've captured it beautifully, Kim! I really love the expanse of that sky.
  • Jean-Marc - 02/21/2008, 11:36 pm

    What's a subtle colorful sunset. Nicely done
  • John Maslowski - 02/24/2008, 8:28 pm

    Beautiful shot Kim. The sky is simply gorgeous. Like the silhouettes, they keep your focus on the beautiful sunset.
  • claude - 02/26/2008, 8:39 am

    Just beautiful! Colors are really stunning!
  • laurie - 02/29/2008, 11:43 am

    A beautiful skyscape!
  • Kevin Crafts - 03/02/2008, 7:34 pm

    Beautiful colors and clouds.
  • Angry Buddha - 03/03/2008, 4:35 pm

  • riesenriel - 03/05/2008, 5:52 am

    a dramatic but so gorgeous sunset, really like this view.
  • Thomas Solberg / Project neXus - 03/06/2008, 7:44 am

    What a wonderful sunset. You can never go wrong with an image like this
  • Ramon - 03/06/2008, 11:54 am

    Very beautiful shot.
  • macaco - 03/07/2008, 10:02 am

    Peacefull view.. beautiful soft colors and tones.
  • Susan - 03/08/2008, 9:19 pm

    Gorgeous sunset :)
  • Sumedh - 03/12/2008, 10:26 am

  • Steph - 03/14/2008, 1:52 pm

    Very nice sunset, the sky is wonderful
  • Mark Z - 03/15/2008, 11:30 am

    Wonderful sunset Kim! I would love to be able to see one of these without power lines, homes, buildings, etc. in the way. You are so lucky. Beautiful!
  • Will - 03/19/2008, 7:18 pm

    Not sure why, but I can feel the cold in this image, might be the tone of blues, lovely!!
  • riesenriel - 04/01/2008, 3:12 pm

    brilliant captured this view, like it very much.
  • dillonpic - 04/09/2008, 6:12 pm

    Great shot!
  • Claus Petersen - 02/09/2009, 1:10 pm

    Beautiful and simple and a wonderful range of colors!