Pink Sky at Night – an Ozark Delight

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These longer days give me lots of time to shoot in the evenings. Friday I was out on a country road and looked to the west to see the sky looking like it was on fire. I focused on the field grass just in front of the fence to capture this image.

It was about 8:00 so I knew I had a short window to drive to a spot with a good vantage point – a downside of living in the Ozarks is that the hills and hollows can block sunrises and sets from view. I went to an overlook built by the local Rotary – I looks out across all of Eureka Springs, Arkansas. I got there as the sky really started to explode with color.

Long Zoom – The 1886 Crescent Hotel at sunset.

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Kit Zoom – with ambient light from the street lamp.

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My portrait prime – last useable shot of the night.

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As I headed out the color lingered, too dark to capture – but lighting my way home. I live in paradise.