It’s hard to predict how a sunset or sunrise is going to turn out. Time is a precious commodity, so I try my best to judge the clouds before I make a decision to head out to shoot photos. My guesses get better and better as time goes by, but I still get it wrong. An hour before this sunset I would have bet money that it was going to throw color all over the undersides of the clouds.

I waited long past the set, but the “epic” colors I anticipated never materialized. The sun did throw some subtle color across the sky about 15 minutes after it set. It painted the edges of the clouds behind the power lines a light pinkish purple.

And it cast a wonderful pink glow over our neighborhood. I’ll take it. 🙂

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  • Aperture: ƒ/8
  • Camera: ILCE-7RM2
  • Taken: 1 January, 2017
  • Exposure bias: -3/10EV
  • Flash fired: no
  • Focal length: 28mm
  • ISO: 50
  • Shutter speed: 1.3s
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