Thirty minutes later (7:15 PM) I took the shot below. In this short period of time the skies had gone from blue to yellow-brown, the wind had kicked up, and although there was no immediate rain, the smell of wet creosote was in the air.
Three minutes late (7:18 PM) my phone started making a weird beeping noise. Here's the screenshot from my phone:
Like I said, it really wasn't a big deal. I didn't notice a huge amount of dust in the air, although the sky certainly looked unusual. I decided to use the strange light (the sun was almost blocked out, although the photos don't do it justice) to take some granddaughter silhouette shots.
Using a texture and Photoshop, I doctored these up a bit to give them a more eerie, otherworldly look...
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