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Thursday - July 20, 2006

YAS (Yet Another Sunset)

Once again, I left the office today just as the sun was putting on a great show:

[Sunset]
Details: 1/250 sec at f/5.6, 64 ISO, 80mm focal length (35mm equiv.)

It's been hot and sunny for days. And, days. The clouds finally started rolling in today and threatened us with rain. They were just idle threats. But no matter, the sunset was beautiful.

By the way, see that cross near the lower left edge of the photo? It rests atop the church where MissyJane married PeteyBoy lo those many years ago.

Posted by Joanna at 11:13 PM | Permalink

Tuesday - July 4, 2006

Gold!

On my way home from the Spoffs' this evening, heading west out of their subdivision, I couldn't help but be awed by the sunset:

[Sunset]
Details: 1/200 sec at f/6.3, 64 ISO, 92mm focal length (35mm equiv.)

It had rained much of the day. There were a couple of very loud claps of thunder. The kids spent much of the afternoon playing in the yard in the rain. They had a ball. That first lightning bolt and clap of thunder sent them scurrying inside faster than you can imagine. The thunderclouds had pretty much cleared out, though, leaving that awesome sunset behind. But as I looped around the subdivision and turned back east, heading home, I saw the fleeing thunderheads:

[Thunderclouds]
Details: 1/50 sec at f/3.2, 64 ISO, 50mm focal length (35mm equiv.)

They looked so billowy and golden. Wow. I had to pull over and take some photos. So, I did. And, suddenly, a rainbow appeared:

[Rainbow]
Details: 1/50 sec at f/3.2, 100 ISO, 68mm focal length (35mm equiv.)

Spectacular sunsets and beautiful rainbows. Can't be beat.

Posted by Joanna at 11:18 PM | Permalink


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