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End of the Day

Posted by john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 18 February 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

I love it when the sun goes below the horizon.
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PS - yesterday's photograph prints quite well on a fine art paper which mutes the intensity of the colors a bit. I did need to use the Perceptual rather than the Relative setting. However, at 12:30 pm, PT, yesterday, I did go back and reduce the intensity of the reds and oranges around the sun. Any further lowering of intensity would have been unfaithful to the way that it looked.

Nikon D700 F/5.6 ISO 500 92 mm (35mm equiv.)

Rick from Toronto, Canada

How it looks, right here, is stunning. The sun, when it is below the horizon for either dawn or sunset, is the true sweet spot for shots like this superb frame.

18 Feb 2011 5:20am

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

Achingly beautiful. These are the lyrics that come into my mind when I see this image:
"Day is done, gone the sun,
From the lake, from the hills, from the sky;
All is well, safely rest, God is nigh." (Taps)

18 Feb 2011 5:27am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Wonderful landscape. I would want to sit down on one of these rocks and to remain hours there to contemplate these beautiful colors and light

18 Feb 2011 7:05am

PATRICK from miramas, France

just 5****

18 Feb 2011 7:14am

marci from in, Morocco

more beautiful colors! and I love the complimentary blues that show up in the water

18 Feb 2011 7:18am

STEED from Somewhere, France

Nice vision before going to sleep...

18 Feb 2011 7:46am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

The eyes are lost before all the splendid colors, magnificent shot. Good day.

18 Feb 2011 8:06am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Goos light and colors!

18 Feb 2011 8:07am

Foto-aksent from Binkom, Belgium

Nice contrasts!

18 Feb 2011 8:24am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Another stunning photograph.

18 Feb 2011 8:35am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

The end of the day presented with vibrant colors and warm. A beautiful seascape that I regret not being able to see the natural! How beautiful we are relishing every evening Mother Nature! Best regards, y muchos besos y abrazos Adela

18 Feb 2011 8:42am

Raul from Elmhurst, New York, United States

Very impressive sunset image!!! Love the different layers and colors.

18 Feb 2011 9:11am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Today and yesterday are so impressive! Print 'em up on 20*30 paper, put them in your hall and astound your guests!

18 Feb 2011 9:22am

Marleen from Doesburg, Netherlands

Cool image with magical colors!

18 Feb 2011 9:47am

Vinny from Port Elizabeth, South Africa

:) super!

18 Feb 2011 9:57am

Mhelene from Paris, France

A very special effect ! Beautiful !

18 Feb 2011 11:07am

Loner from Wörgl, Austria

A fantastic sunset mood !

18 Feb 2011 11:12am

guillaume from Paris, France

Great serie !!

18 Feb 2011 11:15am

Raihaneh from Rasht, Iran

wow...fantastic...nice colors :)

18 Feb 2011 11:37am

Franz from Baden, Austria

very impressive colours and colour contrasts (bw land, sea and sky)!

18 Feb 2011 11:51am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Yes - best time of the day! Great shot of this painterly seascape.

18 Feb 2011 12:00pm

Laur from Clermont-Ferrand, France

de très jolies couleurs sur ce beau paysage marin !

18 Feb 2011 12:14pm

Reflecteur from Gothenburg, Sweden

Fantastic aquarelle!
Excellent framing, layers, colours and mood!
Just Great!

18 Feb 2011 12:28pm

alex centrella from California, United States

stunning colors..congrads..

18 Feb 2011 1:27pm

Florence from Paris, France

Totally surreal and how I like it ! What a sky with this spectacular orange color. Glows on my screen.

18 Feb 2011 1:36pm

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Very beautiful and idyllic landscape!

18 Feb 2011 2:49pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

These colors continue to amaze me ;)

18 Feb 2011 3:00pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

I do too....I missed your Gaudy Sunset so I just want to say that - and this - are magnificent. I read your text with great interest, Jack. You do such a magnificent job....I still have long ways to go and there aren't enough hours in a day right now...at least until I can fully retire but I am so inspired by your wonderful work. Bravo sir!!

18 Feb 2011 3:04pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

I stand in awe of this magnificent world. You do such a great job of capturing and sharing it with us, Jack. Bravo! And THANK YOU! Blessed be!

18 Feb 2011 3:19pm

tataray from france, France

Wow. Sublimes couleurs !... ))
Quoi de plus beau que ce ciel ?... Une splendeur.

18 Feb 2011 3:41pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine image with such nice colors. I like the blues and reds and that touch of green on the rocks. A fine picture.

18 Feb 2011 4:00pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Just went back and left my diatribe on yesterday's "Gaudy Sunset"...I would title it "A Very Special Sunset"

18 Feb 2011 5:03pm

Sylvia from -, Netherlands

Stunning! Great colors and composition!

18 Feb 2011 5:35pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Great tittle for a fantastic capture...its a beauty...great colors and a very lovely scene

18 Feb 2011 5:50pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Wow, this is a gorgeous sunset! I love both the colors and the great foreground detail.

18 Feb 2011 6:30pm

Mohamadreza from mashhad, Iran

Very beautiful colors.
Combine professional.
Congratulations to you.
Be Eternal

18 Feb 2011 7:12pm

Harry from United States

A lovely sky and the darker/bluer rocks and sea give it a more realistic look (IMHO).

18 Feb 2011 7:28pm

@Harry: no sun to get in the way. i printed yesterday's shot on Hahnemuhle Smooth Fine Art paper (which mutes the colors) and everything looks perfect to my eye

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

muy nostálgica imagen john, bonita

18 Feb 2011 7:31pm

JCJ from Troyes, France

i like this picture divided in two colors areas.

18 Feb 2011 8:01pm

SOUL AFLAME from United Kingdom

A stunner for sure. I wish I were there.

18 Feb 2011 8:35pm

Sonia Nansid from Stockholm, Sweden

Beautiful!

18 Feb 2011 8:58pm

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, Massachusetts, United States

Stunning colors! Wonderful composition!

19 Feb 2011 1:56am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Beautiful colour.

19 Feb 2011 3:03am

Diane from Hythe, Alberta, Canada

I sure like the detail in the foreground, particularly that spray that is just beyond the first mound of rock. Such a richly coloured sky.

19 Feb 2011 4:43am

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

Wow, those colors Jack ... stunning!

19 Feb 2011 4:59am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

So gorgeous !!

19 Feb 2011 12:51pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Like a picture book painting Jack! Wonderful pp treatment! Well done! ;-)

19 Feb 2011 2:41pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautifully composed and captured!

20 Feb 2011 3:50am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

simply beautiful! lovely composition and light with some stunning colour tones - very rich and painting like scene!

20 Feb 2011 5:06am

Marie from FRESNES, France

wonderful colors.

26 Feb 2011 10:47pm