First Sunset Sunday Of 2012

Wednesday afternoon, as we were driving across the James River Bridge (or JRB to us locals) for our weekly dinner with friends, there was a gorgeous sunset taking place in our rear-view mirror.

So, Motor Man, being the wonderful hubby he is, stopped at the park on the other side of the bridge, so I could take pictures. And we were just in time.

I love sunsets that are this dramatic. The only photo editing I did was to straighten the pictures just a bit.

The sky was full of colors that evening.

We were a few minutes late for dinner. But it was well worth it. (Thankfully we have understanding friends.)

23 responses to “First Sunset Sunday Of 2012

  1. Wow! You have a wonderful hubby, just like I do! He is so patient about my photography – has even caught the bug himself! What wonderful shots you captured – like you, my very favorite times of the day are sunrise and sunset. These are truly beautiful!

  2. WOW….absolutely stunning! I love a “dramatic” sky – be it stormy or cool, calm and collected but this is really just plain beautiful…….that last shot just as the sun slips from view is BEYOND beautiful.


  3. Stunning sunset! You are so lucky Dianna to be able to see those beautiful sunsets over the water and we are lucky you like to snap them!

  4. What a view! Beautiful!

  5. Thank you for the peek and please thank MM for being so accommodating!!
    🙂 MJ

  6. Perfect sunset to start the New Year!

  7. These are glorious! Especially love the last two. Well worth being late to dinner. 🙂

  8. Some things are worth being tardy for and this is certainly one of them. Fabulous.

  9. Love them! Don’t usually see that much green ~ and I agree, there is drama in the sky and the water seems a bit choppier than normal too. I love, also, that you have a weds night out with friends…have to think about getting a little group started!

  10. just perfect!

  11. It doesn’t get any better than that. Thanks for sharing your world.

  12. Stunning. That blue w/those clouds and the orange/red colors is just amazing. Good job…both of you!

  13. Absolutely beautiful…..Doesn’t matter how many you take, each one is lovely……………

  14. We saw the same sunset several times lately crossing the JRB. Absolutely gorgeous.

  15. I knew when you sent me a preview pic that this would make it to the blog … more “painting-level” photos … keep ’em coming !!!

  16. Gorgeous! The clouds really make these photos outstanding…love these!

  17. Wow! What a beautiful sunset to kick off the new year. It’s breathtaking scenes, I love the birds in flight they’re almost surreal. 🙂

  18. You have a wonderful hubby, and wonderful understanding friends, too. Sunsets disappear so quickly.

  19. Fabulous!

  20. I would be late for that sunset, too. Simply gorgeous!

  21. Sunsets are my favorite thing to photograph, so this was a real treat!

  22. Shirley Matthews Dunn

    Beautiful !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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