Category Archives: Sunset

Weekly Photo Challenge: GONE, BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

And who could forget it? A picnic in the Saguaro Desert in Tucson, Arizona, at sunset. Dear friends, dear friends of dear friends, icy margaritas, saguaro cactus all around, and a majestic spectacle we felt was put on just for … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: CONVERGE

When day impinges upon night each morning — When night overtakes day each evening — A zone of convergence is created. Here is blackness giving way to first light in Tucson, when the morning meets the mountain: And again in … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: DESCENT

Well! The English language is often ambiguous/indeterminate, and DESCENT proves to be no exception. Here are some stairs to descend at the New Century Theater at Smith College, Northampton: And here is the snow descending upon us — gently, for once! — last winter (not … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: ENDURANCE, 2

In answering the challenge to depict things that endure, natural forces might well be the very first to come to mind. And yet the great natural forces — the sea, rocks, mountains — are engaged in their own wars of endurance: Irresistible force: … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: The Golden Hour

Well, peeps, this is about as good as it gets. We don’t get GOLD in New England these days, early or late. We don’t get sun, hardly. Mostly we don’t even get dry! So a day that’s not actually raining … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: SILHOUETTE

Not a technique I use often, at least not consciously. But silhouettes are inherently dramatic, and I realize they also arise naturally twice a day, at sunrise and sunset, as witness, as the sun comes up: And as the sun … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: SUN (5)

“Day” is almost done for this week’s photo challenge, and before the sun sets on this week’s  SUN here is my own personal favorite of my own sun photos. It’s a cliché, yes, but banal? Never! The sunset in its … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Sunset

Sunset in the Sonoran Desert, Tucson, Arizona (for full effect, click to view the full size photo):

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Sunset

Taken in the garden at sunset after a typhoon in Mie Prefecture, Japan:

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Mountains, 1

FOR OPENERS — my very favorite mountain picture. The Catalinas in Tucson, Arizona, in a smiling sunset mood: Other mountains, other moods to follow in due course —

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