Sunday, December 7, 2008

Montana Sunset

One of my favorite things to photograph are sunsets. In fact, I posted one on my Multiply blog only yesterday. The link is on the right, if you want to see. Last night Rick & I went Christmas shopping and saw the most amazing sunset. It was one of those where the entire sky was pink and purple. I managed to get a few pictures, but it was fading fast. Rick took this one. We stopped on the bridge over the Flathead River. That's tricky, considering people come flying over this bridge at 70mph. Fortunately, we had just enough time for him to get one picture before a car came. Maybe someday I'll make a slideshow of my sunset photographs.

17 comments:

  1. Wow - with sunsets like this, no wonder you live where you live! So beautiful... I didn't know Rick was a photographer too!
    Tracy

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  2. Thanks Tracy! Yes, Rick loves to take pictures too. He has a better camera than I do, but I've already managed to steal it quite a few times. This particular shot was taken on a bridge though and I didn't want to get out of the van, so Rick snapped it with my camera from his window. People drive way too fast on this bridge, so we had to do it fast. I hate it when he gets better pictures than me. LOL!

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  3. Ooohh, purty. Thanks for sharing. :)

    We get some pretty nice ones here in the high desert. With the surrounding mountains and Joshua trees (depending on where you go), it makes for some great pics.

    Gale

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  4. Oh Gale, I love Joshua trees! I miss seeing those. When we went to Joshua Tree NP one year, I bought one of those little "grow your own Joshua tree" kits. I planted it and it started to grow. Then my cat destroyed it. Funny though, because just yesterday I was digging through my drawer and found I had a few seeds left. Maybe I should give them a try and see if I can get them to grow.

    My mom lives in Barstow and for awhile she had a website up of some of her great desert photographs. My mom was really into taking pictures of the desert.

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  5. OMG that is breathtaking! I would love to see a slideshow of your pics.

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  6. OOOOOOOOOOOOH , very pretty!

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  7. Kim -- Thanks. Maybe I can make a show of sunset pictures. SLIDE is a really fun site.

    Doda -- Thank you.

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  8. I don't know whether this is true or not...wherever a Joshua tree takes root, it has to stay there; try and transplant it somewhere else and it will most likely die. So, plan its eventual planting spot accordingly!

    Gale

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  9. That is beautiful Rena. I love sunsets like that.

    Nancy

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  10. Gale -- That's interesting about the trees. I planted mine in a little pot, but Belle knocked them over right after they sprouted up. Maybe I'll give my remaining seeds another try. I have a sequioa kit too, which would be fun to try to grow.

    Nancy -- I love them too. The entire sky looked like that last night and it was such a neat thing to see.

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  11. That is such a pretty picture. I will have to email the link to my neice. She loves sunsets!\

    Sharon

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  12. That's beautiful Rena, amazing colours!

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  13. Absolutely beautiful. Don't those clouds look close? Almost as if you could reach and scoop some off with the end of your finger.

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  14. This is SO gorgeous. I had the exact same thought as Tracy -- no wonder you live where you live.

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  15. Sunsets are beautiful...I love the colors in this pic...I imagine it was even more beautiful in person...

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  16. That's an amazing sunset. Absolutely beautiful! Thanks :)

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