Tag: sunsets

Morning photo: July calendar choice

Superb sunsets

Buffalo Mountain silhouette against a fiery sunset.

By Bob Berwyn

SUMMIT COUNTY — I was gone for a large part of July, but did catch a few good sunsets along the shores of Dillon Reservoir before the water receded too far. The monsoon moisture that started building early in the month helped color the sky with clouds, and in mid-summer, the light lingers late, so there’s no rush to shoot. In July, sunset photography becomes a leisurely post-dinner activity, the best time of the day to linger in a scenic spot. Vote in the poll for your favorite July picture, with the winner to be featured in the 2013 Summit Voice calendar.

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Morning photo: A short sunset series

Before and after the rains …

A fiery sunset looking west from near DIA is colored by wildfire haze.

By Bob Berwyn

SUMMIT COUNTY — It’s been a while since I posted a sunset series, and yesterday’s Facebook pic of the day became an instant classic, so I thought I would upload a few more images from recent sunsets, in particular, a set from Sunday night taken as the most recent batch of monsoon moisture started to lift out of the area. Post-storm sunsets often offer the best lighting, and Sunday was no exception. I also snapped a few shots of an apocalyptic-looking sunset just before the rains came to help quell the devastating Front Range wildfires. Continue reading “Morning photo: A short sunset series”

Morning photo: Florida revisited

Warm sunshine …

Colorful blue crabs caught near Boca Grande, Florida.

SUMMIT COUNTY — After taking our dogs for a walk on a chilly evening in Frisco, I warmed up by looking at some images from my last Florida visit. Snow is good, winter is lovely, but it’s nice to take break, at least mentally, every now and then!

Spongebob would feel right at home here ...

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