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A Touch of Color

I'm sure by now your Facebook and/or Instagram feeds have been filled with photos of Sunday's epic sunset. The light truly was exceptional and I raced around the beach at the end of Peabody Lane (a public way) exploring various compositions. Immediately after the sun set, the afterglow began adding a touch of color to the high clouds overhead. I received a nice comment on my original post Sunday night pointing to a great resource about sunset colors. There they show an example of a red-orange afterglow such as this and explain it is produced by a thick aerosol cloud [...]

By |2018-09-24T21:22:59+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Sunset|Tags: , , , , , |8 Comments

Dawns Early Light

The morning of April 24th proved to be one of the most beautiful and longest lasting dawns/sunrises I have experienced in Marblehead. The light show began at 5:30am and, within minutes, I witnessed orange, pink and purple light paints the sky and Marblehead Harbor in dawns early light.  The light quickly changed and strengthened as I stood watch at the end of Ferry Lane (near the Landing). If you look closely, you can see that Marblehead Light's green beacon is shining against the orange backdrop. Thanks again to all who voted yesterday and helped me narrow down my selections for the [...]

By |2018-05-06T22:45:31+00:00May 7th, 2018|Categories: Sunrise|Tags: , , , , , |11 Comments

Sea Smoke and Orange Clouds at Marblehead Lighthouse

Back to Saturday's arctic conditions for this image of Marblehead Lighthouse and sea smoke.  After capturing Sunday and Mondays' images of sea smoke from Devereux Beach, I circled back and drove down to Front Street.  I stopped at Lovis Cove (the location for yesterday's image) and used my longest zoom to capture the incredible colors that lay before me. The sea smoke around Marblehead Lighthouse was not as impressive as the last time I had captured it [LINK] but the sky more than made up for that.  The low lying clouds were bathed in the orange glow from the just [...]

By |2016-11-06T12:05:45+00:00January 8th, 2014|Categories: Chandler Hovey park|Tags: , , , |0 Comments