Four or five times a year we get dramatic sunsets at our house. It is always a time to stop whatever we are doing and watch as the sun lights up the clouds with gorgeous red, orange, yellow and purple colors. The front of our house, which faces a westerly direction, provides front row seats for watching the show. These photos don’t require any description. Enjoy.
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46 thoughts on “Can Sunsets Get Any More Dramatic?”
Red sky at night….
Lots of sailors should have been delighted, AV. 🙂 –Curt
Incredible. The sky is on fire. Pure magic.
Curt and Peggy, thanks for sharing.
If I had your talent as a poet, Miriam, I would have written a poem about it. 🙂 –Curt
I’d like to see them if they could!
Me too, AC. 🙂 If they do, the odds are that it will show up on my blog. –Curt
Amazingly beautiful sky! 🙂
That it was! 🙂 Thanks. –Curt
Wow, wow, wow and wow!
Mother Nature wearing her finest clothing, Ray. 🙂 –Curt
Peggy sure knew what she was talking about when she called you to see the sunsets. We were just saying here a few days ago that we have not had any dramatic sunsets in a while!
They are rare enough for us here that they always call for appreciation, G. But when they decide light up the sky, they really do! –Curt
Sensational. Many thanks.
Wow. What a celestial view!
All we needed was a big booming voice, Stacy. 🙂
WOW! Fire in the sky!
Like fire in the hole? I can see your military historian background slipping out, MB. 🙂 –Curt
Haha!! Oooops! 🙂 🙂
Isn’t it great to watch the colors change? The shapes are something, too. Is that a contrail cutting through them? Neat, neat photos.
Contrail indeed, Linda. I would have preferred that it not be there but it was part of the show. I’m always fascinated by how fast the colors change from bright to faded to gray. As for shapes, it’s a clouds responsibility to stir our imaginations. 🙂
The sun really does need the clouds in order to make things magic!
The upside to this time of year is that the sunrise and sunset has shifted far enough to the south that we see both from our south facing windows!
Two for the price of one, Margy. It’s the same here. –Curt
Not Diamond Springs… but Whoa! what a sky!!!
Can’t remember any sunsets quite as dramatic in Diamond. 🙂
Sadly, only with the year’s wildfires. 😢
About the only good thing I can find about smoke, Donna.
Stunning! Thanks for the “northern” lights from Oregon!
🙂 Lights up the whole western sky, Kelly. Can’t capture to whole of it, but what we captured seems unreal! –Curt
Love these deep-color sunsets. We’ve had a few lately, and the sky is so darkly orange that it looks unreal — as if someone is tinting an old film or something. Thanks for sharing. Happy weekend!
Our thoughts as well on the color, Rusha. It’s like heavy photoshopping except it isn’t. It’s real. 🙂
And I love it!!!!
Absolutely amazing 🌅❤️
Pure poetry. 🙂
I think the answer to your question is “no, they can’t get any more dramatic.” As an Oregonian, I get those amazing sunsets too, but I’m socked in by trees and we don’t have a view of that big sky. Your photos are stunning, Curt. No wonder you take the time to sit outside and enjoy.
We were lucky when we moved here ten years ago Diana to find a home on the Upper Applegate River with a great view of the Red Buttes in the Siskiyou mountains. We searched for a year to find the place. 🙂 It meets Peggy’s requirements by having the Applegate River and mine by backing up to a million acres of national forests. The only drawbacks are the forest fires… Sunsets are a plus. 🙂 –Curt
I’m up north in the Coastal Range. We moved here about ten years ago too, following our daughter who planned to start a family. We also searched for a year. Lol. Your spot sounds fabulous, but I agree about the fires. This year was terrible up here – and seem to be getting worse every year. Let’s hope that 2021 is better than 2020 on every front. 😀
Wow, amazing photos!
I saw some like that out at Sunset Bay (near Charleston). I bet plenty of folks thought I’d doctored the shots when I posted them. They are quite surreal when they get like that!
Saw your photos, Gunta. You almost have to see it to believe it! 🙂
Just absolutely stunning images 🙂
It was right there in ‘living color.’ 🙂
Wow! The sky was ON FIRE!
I love it when it isn’t connected to real fires. 🙂