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April 22, 2012

The Sky Lights Up

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Every year, my extended family packs up and heads to Sunset Beach, NC for vacation. Lots of food, booze, and relaxing ensues.

Within the last year or so, a brand new bridge was completed to span the Intracoastal Waterway. It replaced an old single lane swing bridge. We walked up to the top to take some pictures at sunset.

The sky lights up.

Sunset Over the Waterway


November 17, 2010

Blog Pod – Drive Home

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October 24, 2010

Sun is Settin’

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Straight from my bedroom windows. Straight from the camera. Beautiful sunset in Atlanta tonight.

Sunset 10.23

June 11, 2010

Skies On Fire

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A fairly strong thunderstorm rolled through tonight. The sun was fighting through the clouds as the rain was coming to an end. I walked down my driveway and took a picture of the sky. No photoshop here, straight out of the camera.

Sunset After Storm

February 28, 2010

Sun is Settin’

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Sunset last night. Lucy pointed it out from our living room so I walked out to the bottom of my driveway to try and capture it.


February 14, 2010

Enough Snow Already!

I have been looking at snow for about 24 hours now and that is enough for me. One of the reasons I moved down here was to avoid shoveling and freezing in this stuff. Beam me back to the beach please…

This was our first “relaxation” trip in a while. We did the Europe thing last year but that is pretty exhausting. We went to Punta Cana with 6 of our friends and we had a blast. Here is the first set from the trip. Many other photos of the trip can be found on my flickr. All photos were taken with my new Leica D-Lux 4. It was great only needing to carry this little thing rather than lugging my T1i to the beach and dinner and the sand and the club and the….

Started the trip off right…flying 1st class, up in the sky, on a…..OK, I will stop.

Going in for the final approach.

We landed mid-day, got checked in, and headed for the beach. Palm trees may be my favorite type of tree.


Such a beautiful sunset.

Day 2 coming soon!

February 2, 2010

Sky On Fire

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Caught the sunset last night while running some errands.

Sunset Sky 020110

November 19, 2009

I Got T.Dot

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I still have some Spain pictures to go through but I decided to throw some up from our trip to Toronto last week. I was pretty covered up with work but we did find some time to break free near the end of the week. We headed to the top of the CN tower and took some pictures at sunset. It was a clear night with some beautiful views. The only downside was taking the photos through glass with the reflections behind. It is hard to process them with the slower shutter speed and not get ambient reflections from behind. Ah well, did the best I could. Enjoy the views!

CN Tix

Toronto Skyscrapers

CN Sunset

CN Night Lights

Toronto Skyline

August 13, 2009

Sky On Fire

Filed under: Life,Photography,Travel — brick @ 12:36 am
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I was going through some older pictures and I came across these two that I took of a flower with one of the brightest orange sunsets that I can remember. This isn’t photoshopped. It was that orange. Pardon the blurriness of the flower, it was taken with my old point and shoot.



On a different note, the trip planning continues. I found the hotel for one of the two destinations and Lucy has the flights on lock.

trip planning

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