For a few moments after sunset, brilliant rays of gold stir color and light into a lively abstract canvas of sky and cloud.
RAW image gently converted to JPG to best recall the wonder I experienced in that moment. In other words, this composition owes its artistry to the prolific talents of Nature and the enduring power of a fleeting moment in time.
Boston, Massachusetts USA
Canon EOS 40D with Canon EF100-400 f/4.5-5.6L IS USM lens
Focal length 400mm, 1/40 sec at f/6.3, ISO 200
Processed using Nik Collection, Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop
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Also available paired with the words of Rabindranath Tagore for iPhone/iPod…
“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.”