Friday, July 5, 2013

The Sunset I Almost Missed!

My wife & I were hard at work on our desert cabin project last Saturday, and as I wiped the sweat off my forehead and set my calk gun down, I noticed a bright red sun on the horizon.

It was a cooker of a day, and I have a photo from earlier in the day to prove it (110 degrees in the shade)! The sky hadn't been particularly pretty, so I wasn't expecting much of a sunset.

As the sun dropped lower in the horizon, the sunset really became pretty...



Following the sunset, the sky took on some incredible colors. May be the hotter the day, the better the sunset??
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29 comments:

  1. Wow! Impressive shots of the setting sun. Thanks for stopping by my blog today.

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  2. That MUST be it! The hotter the day, the prettier the sunset! :-)
    ~~Cheryl Ann~~

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  3. These sun shots are absolutely incredible!

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  4. Wow - that is a magical sky!

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  5. Fantastic pictures! I love them:)
    What a beautiful heaven.

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  6. Wow,...what a magnificent sunset!
    Greetings

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  7. Great shots again. How you are working on your cabin with this temperatures is beyond me. Hope you can keep it cool.

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  8. Wow, beautiful sunset images, I think the clouds add a lot.

    The little dog's expression is priceless!

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  9. oh, bless you all in that heat! ugh! but i LOVE the layers in your horizon shots that you get to enjoy!

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  10. Beautiful, I'm glad you stopped work long enough to document the sunset.

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  11. Wow! What awesome sets of photos ~ It hot in New England also but not that hot ~ 90's ~ Happy Weekend to you ^_^

    'Thanks for 'visiting'. Stay cool!

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  12. What a perfect sunset. But 110 is far too hot for me, I never want to experience that!

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  13. Outstanding photos. I saw a photo posted last night of a guy standing next to the digital thermometer outside the Death Valley Visitor Center- 132 it read. If I remember correctly that was the long standing record from way back in the 1930's sometime. But I haven't seen any mention of it in the news.

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  14. I'm glad you put down that caulking gun. I'm no sure if that heat was responsible for this incredible sunset, but it is fantastic. Your photos are just great. Don't work too hard in all that heat!

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  15. Most beautiful, thank you for sharing your skywatch and for visiting us at pret-a-vivre.com :). What a perfect circle the sun made in your photos and the moon too, wow!

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  16. It's a wonder you can still smile in 110 degrees, let alone work in it. The sunset is gorgeous.

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  17. Beautiful colors and a gorgeous sunset. I hope it was cooler after the sun went down, 110 is hot. Wonderful series of photos, happy skywatching!

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  18. Beautiful pics. We were having triple digits in my area and I can't stand it; I think you are correct in wondering if the hotter days make for better sunsets...happened here.

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  19. Wow! Stunning captures, makes the heat of the day even sweeter!

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  20. Wow!! That sunset sure is stunning!!! Your dog looks pretty out of it, from the heat, or something...

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  21. Whoa- that's hot! But what a beautiful sunset you captured- wow!

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  22. Marvelous. So glad you didn't miss this beautiful sunset.

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  23. Those are gorgeous sunset shots, and the colors are absolutely incredible! You've captured it so well..

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  24. What an incredible sunset to end a hot day! You are a trooper.

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  25. Marvelous pictures! Sorry to hear that it's so hot!

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  26. Great colours - 110 is hot enough for me!

    Cheers - Stewart M

    PS: I have been in central Australia for a week, hence slow reply.

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