Blue Hour Starting

Blue Hour Starting

One of the best sunsets of the year happened a couple of weeks ago. I was lucky enough to see it and luckier still to shoot it. * * * The image above is from a bracketed set with 5 shots each, 1/3 stop apart. I kept the ƒ stop at 9.0 and started the shots without any...
Initial Ascent

Initial Ascent

I’ve had to resort to taking sunset shots from my girls’ bedroom window. My former prime spot out my window is obscured by a tree. Even if I zoom, the composition isn’t the same. Hard to let some of the sunsets go this time of year but I have to....
Missing You Mr. Sun

Missing You Mr. Sun

Sunset looking west over the Great Salt Lake. * * * The spot I’ve been taking many of these sunset shots has a house going up on the property. I think I can hike to a good vantage in a slightly higher spot, but I liked the speed at which I could get set up at...
Midsummer, Almost Night (which means sunset)

Midsummer, Almost Night (which means sunset)

Another in a long line of Utah sunsets. The ridgeline the sun is disappearing behind is Antelope Island. Which is located here: View Larger Map * * * Due to a growing tree outside my window, I’ve been unable to get as many great sunset shots from my bedroom...
Flying

Flying

Another iPhone 5 shot of the same sunset as the image in this post. What struck me most, after crossing the cloud sea, was the way the light hit the plane window and created a series of rays that look like they are being sucked into the airplane engine. As I sort of...