Tag: sunsets

Morning photo: Glorious!

Summit sunsets

FRISCO — A few quick sunset snapshots from the past few days in Summit County. Stormy weather makes for fantastic skies!


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.

Early January is always a good time to jaunt down memory lane to warmer climes and times. Even as a snow- and cold-lover, I admit that I have enjoyed a few midwinter breaks in recent years, including a family visit to Florida. These scenes are along the strands of southwestern Florida, deep into the Gulf of Mexico.

Spongebob would feel right at home here …

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