Just Another Sunset

Sunset and clouds
Just another sunset
What is it about sunsets that keep us coming back for more? Usually we don't give them a second thought most days. They happen every day and yet most of us don't go every day to see one. But when we do see one, and it's a good one, it's plastered on our Facebooks, Twitters, Instagrams, etc. as if it was a once in a lifetime event. I suppose in a way it's true, sunsets are always unique. So here I present another sunset. As a photographer I know why I keep coming back for sunset shots; the colors, the contrast and the feel.

For this shot I was out originally trying to shoot something else that is behind and lower to the ground when looking at this shot. I happened to look up and saw the cotton candy like clouds and the rays coming through the clouds that I had to quickly re-adjust my camera and tripod to capture it before the sun set. This is not an HDR shot, but a single RAW image that got massaged through Aperture, Topaz Labs' Denoise, Adjust, and Detail. It took a couple tries to get the look I wanted. Like all of my photos this one looks better if you go full screen on your browser and then click on the photo. Thanks for looking.


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