Friday, September 11, 2009

Sky Watch / Smokey Sunset / September 6, 09





These "sky watch" photos were taken last Sunday evening. They show how our sky looked with a breezy sunset. The smoke from the so. California fires created one more dramatic sunset. I took these photos on Foothill Boulevard, or the "Historic Route 66." You can see the road sign in the 1st photo...Thankfully those sunsets are over now, as beautiful as they were.

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13 comments:

Martha Z said...

The smoke does make for interesting skies but I hope for the sake of all the fires are done. I know from my years living in SoCal that Septermber and even October are still fire season.
We'll be in San Fernado Valley in two weeks and are hoping for clear skies.

Denise said...

Your photos are beautiful and your skies are stunning. I am also hopeful that those awful fires have been contained.

Happily Retired Gal said...

Lovely skies for sure ;--)
I never cease to be amazed that something as terrible as Wildfires can create such beauty.
Hugs and blessings,

maryt/theteach said...

Beautiful skies, Carolyn! :)

Louise said...

You are right about the drama in the skies. Incredible captures!

Your EG Tour Guide said...

It's interesting that the fires create such pretty skies and not fair that such destruction can be followed by such beauty.

SandyCarlson said...

I love this post, and I especially like that fir tree in the last shot!

Greyscale Territory said...

Fascinating series of sky photos! Especially love the landscape in the first photo!

Carletta said...

Wow! The first one is beautiful!
I just read a daily photo tip today that said to use the atmosphere (smoke, clouds, fog) to your advantage. You sure did with these.

JOE TODD said...

In particulat I liked the first photo. Stay safe

Ebie said...

Perfect colors on the second is beautiful! I am glad our skies have cleared.

KMOYMAMA said...

I am also interested in photographing the sky, in which we can enjoy various shapes of fall clouds and beautiful evening scencs. Your sky photo are very interesting.

Linda said...

Glad to hear that the fires are abating. We spent a great holiday in La Canada a few years ago, so the area has been very much in our thoughts.