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This is the sunset at Nambung National Park located about 245 km drive north from Perth, Western Australia. It’s believed the Pinnacles were created millions of years ago as seashells were broken down into sand and then eroded by water and wind.
I am not sure what has caused this sky colour. Maybe sand, it was very windy day.

Captured with Nikon D300 and 18 – 200 Nikkor VR lens.

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nambung national park, featuredart, landscape, jfphotography, outback, pinnacles, silhouettes, sun, sunset, top 10

Comments

  • annemarieL
    annemarieLover 5 years ago

    Stunning capture and what a fantastic colour! I like the way the sun is peeping out from behind one of the pinnacles! :)

  • Thank you for your comment Anne-Marie, and it was only 2 hours after I captured Time Observers.

    – Jan Fijolek

  • georgieboy98
    georgieboy98over 5 years ago

    An amazing photo Jan. Very well captured my friend. Peter

  • Thank you Peter, it was good “day at work” ;)

    – Jan Fijolek

  • becks78
    becks78over 5 years ago

    Stunning!

  • Thank you,

    – Jan Fijolek

  • Kristina K
    Kristina Kover 5 years ago

    wow…:)) k

  • Thank you Kristina ;)

    – Jan Fijolek

  • Jenny Dean
    Jenny Deanover 5 years ago

    Lovely image, what a fantastic place!

  • Yes, The Pinnacles is a place worth to visit while in WA

    – Jan Fijolek

  • Randall Scholten
    Randall Scholtenover 5 years ago

    A marvelous sunset by any measure!

  • Thank you Randall

    – Jan Fijolek

  • Fran0723
    Fran0723over 5 years ago

    amazing capture! I agree, it is a wonderful place!!

  • Thank you, much appreciated.

    – Jan Fijolek

  • Donovan wilson
    Donovan wilsonover 5 years ago

    NICE MATE .WELL DONE.

  • Thank you, much appreciated!

    – Jan Fijolek

  • Bradley Murrell
    Bradley Murrellover 5 years ago

    Amazing!

  • Thank you Bradley.

    – Jan Fijolek

  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyover 5 years ago

    Just love the silhouettes and that rich deep burnt orange! I love the graphic quality created by the strength of the hills and your exquisite balance of composition!

  • Thank you Joanne for your kind comment. I am still not 100% sure where this orange colour come from, maybe it was sand but..

    – Jan Fijolek

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