Thursday, July 30, 2009

Skywatch Friday #55 - Stanwood Sunset

This past Saturday evening, after a very busy day, we were driving home and saw a beautiful sky scene. The sun was setting to the west and we were headed east. The sun was lighting up the thunderheads that were building over the Cascades. Vibrant pinks and oranges made for a spectacular view.

Karl graciously drove me down to the lake so I could get some better shots. I just love how the colors were reflected in the calm waters.

Sunset at Sunday Lake

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24 comments:

Gaelyn said...

A gorgeous sky and reflection. That Karl sure is good to you. Great captures.

James said...

Great shots especially the top one, it's top notch.

Sylvia K said...

What fabulous shots, Sally! The colors are stunning and the reflection in the first one really takes the breath away! And good for Karl!

Thanks as always for stopping by, we do get to share a lot of beauty here in WA don't we?

Have a great weekend!
Sylvia

Louise said...

Ahhh. Wonderful! Beautiful colors. Beautiful clouds. And the trip to the lake was definitely worth it!

JC said...

The one with the dock is gorgeous

This Is My Blog - fishing guy said...

Sally: That first shot with the full lake reflection was just beautiful.

erin said...

sally
that first shot is absolutely gorgeous...drop dead perfect.
thanks for sharing and thanks to your hubby for taking you to the lake. well worth it.
have a wonderful weekend.

Carol said...

Wow, these are beautiful...that first shot has a perfect reflection with such still water...

VioletSky said...

I would be tempted to sit on that dock staring out over the still water ... watching the colours change in the reflection.

GreensboroDailyPhoto said...

That still water and brilliant sky just makes you want to stay there! Beautiful. You captured that magical time where pink is at its strongest!

Patty Reiser said...

Beautiful photographs of the sunset on the lake. I just want to jump into the water.

Wishing you a scent-sational day and some much needed cooler temperatures.
Patty

Linnea W said...

OH! What a perfect reflection of a gorgeous sky in that extremely calm water! Great capture...hope it cools down where you are soon!

Small City Scenes said...

Weren't those clouds beautiful! I have almost the same picture. Well the clouds are the same but no lake here. T
Your shots are excellent. MBhe orangy pink was awesome.

Perry said...

Very nice. Been a long while......

Regina said...

Gorgeous skies. I love the reflections on the first photo.
Fantastic.

Cezar and Léia said...

Hello dear Sally!
Magnificent sky, congratulations for so beautiful post!
God bless you
Léia
Bonjour Luxembourg

Larry D said...

great colors in these photos!

Shirl said...

These sunsets are beautiful. Can't believe how still you caught this water shot. The reflection is gorgeous.

Ecesis Factor said...

lovely. Our sky here in oregon was pink too... lovely

lazyclick said...

Very beautiful snaps.

Your EG Tour Guide said...

Very petty sunset! Glad you captured that one.

Arija said...

Both great, but the first one is a stunner!

Michelle Johnson said...

Gorgeous sky view and reflection. I think I could sit there and write amidst it's serenity. Hope all is well.

kRiZ cPEc said...

Hey, That's just serene! Thanks for sharing.