Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #19: Magical Light

During my recent trip to Portland, Oregon to see my granddaughter, I flew up from southern California. It was in the early evening and I anticipated to see the sunset. I booked a window seat looking toward west. It was during summer when the day was long, and the sun went down by 9:00 p.m. I was not disappointed because I saw the gorgeous sunset and the horizon above the clouds was lit up with bright orange light.

 

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By 9:15 p.m. the sun almost went down completely. The orange light was diminishing.

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The plane landed at 9:30 p.m. the sky was completely ultramarine blue.

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As I looked up into the sky at 9:36 p.m. the moon radiated the brightest light. I was standing on the ground of the airport before exiting to the terminal, holding the camera still to get the image of the moon.

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I was happy to capture the dramatic change of the magical light within half an hour of sunset.

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 19 – Magical Light

The magical light surely put a smile on my face. Please visit: Trent’s Weekly Smile

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