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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Day 24 - The Blue Hour



After a day with glorious sunshine, the sunset was concealed by a bank of fog on the horizon. For a while there was nothing spectacular going on. But then, during the blue hour, the time between sunset and complete darkness, the sky lit up in colored stripes, from the palest yellow to gold, orange and purple, fading into the deep blueness. For a while the sky glowed, and then it gave in to the absence of light.



A small stone for:

Skywatch Friday, Season 5, Episode 29
Skywatch Friday
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19 comments:

poetcolette said...

Beautiful description of your colorful observation!

Karen said...

My haiku for tomorrow is the same subject! The best time of the day in my opinion. A beautiful stone, and a fabulous shot.

pauline said...

Your photos are so beautiful Inger!! The colours in the sky are incredible... and your words are so descriptive. Thanks for sharing! xoxo

J Cosmo Newbery said...

Beautiful!

Birgitte said...

Ja det er et meget smukt billede :-)

Hakrilas said...

So wonderful photo! Have a nice evening!:)

Antonina said...

Fantastic schot!

Unn said...

Rett og slett magisk!

Unn :)

eileeninmd said...

Beautiful and peaceful scene and the colors are lovely. Great capture, Happy Skywatching!

chubskulit said...

Beautiful sky view!

My Skywatch. Have a nice weekend!

Sylvia K said...

Oh, yes, such a beautiful and peaceful scene indeed, Inger! I love the soft colors, the mountains and reflections on still water! A really superb capture for the day! Happy SWF! Have a lovely weekend!

Sylvia

Lea s Menagerie said...

Beautiful sky!
Happy Sky Watch Friday!
Lea

Mandy Lou said...

For et nydelig bilde! Herlige farger!

Tatjana Parkacheva said...

Wonderful photo.

Regards and best wishes

Tina´s PicStory said...

thanks for joining *ein stück himmel* with this wonderful sky! great contrasts :)

Ege Denne said...

Nydelig bilde :)

Inge said...

Meget meget smukt og himmelsk billede.
I må have en rigtig god weekend

Laura said...

Beautiful Inger. I'd never heard the phrase "blue hour" before...it makes perfect sense, I LOVE that!

Spare Parts and Pics said...

Yes, never heard the term either, but perfect description, and wonderful photo!