Sunset Sunday

These photos are from June 4: my birthday. Motor Man and I went out to dinner, and when we returned home, we knew a storm was brewing. I didn’t think there was any chance of sunset pictures.

But Motor Man happened to glance out the window, and told me I should probably get the camera. I took this from our garage door, not wanting to take a chance on missing the shot.

I rarely even poke my nose outside during a storm, but this sunset was too pretty to miss.

Bride and Groom swans weren’t afraid of the storm. Guess they were enjoying the rain.

It was quite a juggling act, protecting the camera while taking pictures.

No, the storm wasn’t all that close, or I wouldn’t have braved it.

Even for a sunset.

10 responses to “Sunset Sunday

  1. These are so beautiful – glad you managed to brave the storm to get them! Can you imagine being a stormchaser? I have a friend who is one – photographs storms, tornadoes, lightning…yikes!

  2. Lovely…..couldn’t tell there was rain coming down – just some clouds available for the sun to “play off” as it slowly set…..lovely reflections! Bride and Groom swan probably enjoyed the refreshing shower (and were hoping for a rain-soaked bread delivery!!).

    Pam and Sam

  3. Very pretty Dianna! And Bride and Groom Swan came for your birthday! How thoughtful of them… 🙂 We NEED RAIN!!!!!

  4. Guess the sun was getting in one last shot before being done for the day. Love the reflections when the water wasn’t so smooth…interesting!

  5. itsallaboutpurple

    ooohhhh bride and groom swan distract me from the beautiful sunset!! i am a swan lover!!

  6. really lovely! those swans are perfect models, too.

  7. The swans had to come say “Happy Birthday!!” And what a sunset for a storm!!! Definitely worth venturing out a few feet !

  8. What a pretty sunset. Glad you didn’t miss it. And the swans, too!

  9. It would have been a shame to have missed that beauty and the birthday greeting from the swans!

  10. Your photos are amazing. The colors are so soothing. It sure is a beautiful birthday Sunset. You captured the sun perfectly, it looks like a mystical highway across the water to the sun. 🙂

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