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Sunset to the rescue

Sunset to the rescue

I was really stuck for a picture for my PAD until I looked out the window and realised that there was a beautiful sunset outside. If truth be told, I was really hoping to keep sunsets in reserve for days when I don't get the chance to shoot anything better but why look a gift horse in the mouth?
Even though I'm on holidays today, it didn't prove a good day for taking photographs. First of all it was dull and overcast, secondly our son was off school as he's got a bad cough (not swine flu), and last but not least, I was feeling lazy and uninspired.
Plans for doing something exciting gave way to the realisation that I would have to settle for doing something boring. So, I sorted out my wardrobe, packed away the summer clothes, gathered a bag of our son's outgrown clothes for donating to a charity shop, and tackled the mountain of ironing which never seems to get any smaller.
Tomorrow, hopefully, will be more exciting.

Nikon D90
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Lee Rudd07-Oct-2009 18:28
a gorgeous sky!
Valene07-Oct-2009 16:56
Wonderful sunset! V
Dawn B07-Oct-2009 15:42
What a beautiful sight to see out your window... beautiful colours!
Bill Ewart Jr07-Oct-2009 15:03
Exciting enough, great sky, great photo, and great title too!!!!
LynnH07-Oct-2009 11:58
Lovely red sky. Sounds like a very productive day for someone who felt lazy and uninspired. You accomplished your chores and got a beautiful addition for your PaD. Good work! :)
Neal Nye07-Oct-2009 11:28
What a wonderful end to a productive day. A suitable reward for tackling the dull tasks.
pkocinski06-Oct-2009 21:55
I just wish for a sunset around here. Nothing but gray overcast skies most days :-( Nicely done.
Phillip Normanton06-Oct-2009 20:56
Seems you get loads done on your holidays!! Great way to finish the day - and they're not that common, so grab 'em when you can :o)
Peter Sussex06-Oct-2009 20:20
It's really wonderful!
McGarva06-Oct-2009 20:02
Great sky, great colours ... love the comp with the low tree line, works well!
Colin Storey06-Oct-2009 19:50
Lovely sky, great work.
Kevin Chester06-Oct-2009 19:47
Funny I did the same thing. But I drove around in the car for ages to get the shot, the view from my window isn't so great. Nice work
Nicki Thurgar06-Oct-2009 19:15
Wow, what a fabulous sky!
Máire Uí Mhaicín06-Oct-2009 19:10
Sounds like you had a very productive day! You deserve the glory of that sunset shot.
Johnny JAG06-Oct-2009 19:10
Me too ;-)
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