Friday, July 11, 2008

Sky Watch Friday/Touch the Sun



I've shown this picture before on another blog but it's one of my favorites so I thought I would show it again.

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48 comments:

Photo Candy said...

Very nice. I love the red colors..

Your EG Tour Guide said...

This is certainly worth showing a few times, Dot. The colours and composition are stunning.

Anonymous said...

*gasp*! The branch appears to be tenderly touching the light :)))))

guild-rez said...

Love this picture, wonderful colours..
- Cheers from Canada.

April said...

A magnificent picture! Such beauty in the sky!

Lara said...

oh, so amazing, so close!

Pat - An Arkansas Stamper said...

I should think it's one of your favorites! Amazing!

I don't have a Sky Watch photo up this week, but wanted to visit anyway.
Pat-An Arkansas Stamper

Andrea said...

STUNNING! Perfect colors. I love it. Was it taken local?

Paulie said...

Looks like it is hanging from that branch! I hope Lilli sees it since she was so upset that her sun photo was white recently. Beautiful and worth seeing again!

Dina said...

Wow, this one reminds us why the sun is called a ball of fire!

granmal said...

Wow, this is an amazing picture.
I love it when you can capture the sun like that. Beautiful.

Kerri said...

WOw Dot! This is an AWESOME shot!
LOVE LOVE LOVE it!

Judy said...

I love skies like that and when I can I always take a picture. Very nice.

Michele (Rocky Mtn.Girl) said...

This is a very nice photo... the like the silhouette of the tree against the red sky.

Dewdrop said...

Powerfully dramatic, Dot. I love it. I love fireball sun shots! This is incredible.

Nessa said...

Gorgeous. I love the way the branch is carressing the sun and drawing it towards the tree trunk.

Lilli & Nevada said...

Wow Dot i love that photo, my disappointment photo i took a few days ago the sun was that color but it turned out to be white.
This is a great shot. Are you getting caught up with emails?
Been busy getting ready for the Quilt show in Sisters.So getting around slow on all the bloggs

Craver Vii said...

Sizzling!

KOSTAS said...

Marvellous photograph, with the first glance believe that it is table of painting with oil!

JunieRose2005 said...

Dot!


It couldn't be more perfect!



Junie

Rose said...

Dot, this is a real beauty...it is an amazing capture.

photowannabe said...

The sun looks like an ornament hanging from the tree limb. Great sky pictures. Beautiful color too.

Alan said...

One can never see a great scene too many times. :)

Ex-Shammickite said...

looks like the ball of sunfire is hanging on one tiny twig....
very nice, worth seeing again and again!

Carletta said...

Dot I hope you have a print of this hanging on your wall!
This is so gorgeous! I love it.

Suzi-k said...

oh WOW Dot, I'm so glad you showed this again here, i would hate to have missed it! Just fabulous the way that thin delicate little twig gently caresses the sun, this is a WINNER!

deborah wilson said...

I wanna tank shirt of this...:)

Judi~Gmj said...

How did you do this???? I can't seem to get this kind of shot right, The sun ends up a basket ball looking orb. Several shades of orange. :) Envy is green isn't it? :D

Louis la Vache said...

And why not repeat a winner?!

On a different subject, "Louis" et Mme. la Vache celebrate their premier anniversaire today.

Denise said...

Dot, this is absolutely wonderful!

Dick said...

Oh, wooooow this is a beautiful skywatch. Great work.

DeeMom said...

looks like the tree is playing Basketball with the sun HOW NEAT

Blue said...

That is just magaical!

Max-e said...

Absolutely stunning Dot. I love the composition and atmosphere. No wonder it is one of your favourites.

fishing guy said...

Dot: Don't know how I missed you but this is one great photo, glad I stopped by.

'JoAnn's-D-Eyes'NL said...

Hello DOT,

I love this pretty sky, you are such an artist...nice colours

I also saw you pretty photo on the world-friend-blog, I REALLY like that one very much
!
JoAnn Holland

USAincognito said...

I can see why it is a favorite - it is a beautiful photo!! One that could be framed and hanging on your wall. :)

Old Wom Tigley said...

Hi Dot..
Better late than never my friend.. this one is a beauty... no wonder it's your favourite.

Thanks for your visits and comments Dot, I'mfeeling better today.

Dragonstar said...

WOW!!!

Neal said...

That is so beautiful.

coolgirlsar said...

This is so beautiful. I especially love how that tree branch seems to be stroking the sun.

Sarah.

Aileni said...

How did I miss this great sky shot ? Careless, I guess.

quinttarantino said...

Dot this is a stunner.

the teach said...

It's just gorgeous, dot! A beautiful sunset! Thanks for sharing it! :)

Mary said...

oh what beautiful colors!

becky voyles said...

Oh, WOW!!! This is awesome, Dot! Love the colors. We went to Opelika and parts of Valley, Alabama this past weekend. My Sky Watch this Friday will be about the trip.

GAWO said...

This is certainly a perfect shot.

Sharon said...

Oh Dot! I don't know how I missed this last week. WOW, it takes the breath away.

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