Sunset over Sacramento River

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  1. SkyscraperSunset

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    I was working outdoors in West Sacramento on a couple of weeks ago when the clouds started showing weird patterns. It was threatening to rain. The rain eventually came, but only a minute or two at a time, then it would stop. There were thick thunderclouds all over the place, but a lot of the sky was still clear, allowing light to go through.

    As I started to drive home, it got crazy, so I took the scenic route and busted out my camera. It was dark from the heavy clouds and bright from the sunset simultaneously. All the color was so saturated that it was almost difficult to see.

    Point being, this sunset was awesome, check it out.

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    Permanent link to this set on SkyscraperSunset.com Tours.

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    Very nice shots. I like #2 and #4.
     
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    Those clouds look really 'heavy' in #2, almost like the sky is gonna fall down any second.
    Beautiful captures. Would've loved to see it
     
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    Very nice colours and contrast, captured very well.
     
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    :hail: great shots each and every one
     
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    Two and four are very nice.
     
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    LaFoto Just Corinna in real life Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Point taken!
    It is worth the while checking it out!
    It was spectacular and awesome and if I had been in your shoes, I'd probably have done the same, i.e. taken photos of it!!! :D

    Again my hint: number your pics, please, once there are more than 3 or 4.

    It is hard for me to name a favourite here, for the light and the saturation if gave things is so good in all of them, but I think I quite quite like Photo 2 and also the drama in the sky in Photo 5 (yes, I counted myself ;) :greenpbl: )

    ... and your last photo of the series reminds me of one I took back in ... when was it? January? February? It was on one of the TWO days of winter we had and I took mind in the morning ... it should be around somewhere, ah yes, here_it_is - it is Photo 5 of the series. :D
     
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    Awesome series! My jaw dropped on #2 and #4.:thumbup: the lighting and the clouds are amazing.
     
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    Yup, #2 the clouds give it the extra kick over the ones for me.
     
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    great series, i love storm shots..nothing to pick on any of them!! all wonderful GREAT colour and light
     
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    Thanks everyone for the compliments and feedback (especially LaFoto for taking the time to be specific)! Nice series there yourself that you linked to.
     
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    Yet the landscape is so simple, but you just made it look pretty impressive. Very nice! By the way, what kind of camera did you use?
    I wanna make shots like that once I get my Nikon D40 hehe!
     

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