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Thursday, July 2, 2015

Sunset over Hwy 26



I unexpectedly found myself trying my hand at another form of night photography: light trails.

Coming down from Mt Hood on Hwy 26, the sky lit up with an amazing sunset. I had a sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach. "Ugh! I am gonna miss taking a photo of this amazing sky?" But as I approached the Boring overpass, I was inspired. I quickly pulled up onto the bridge, got my camera out and took the last moments of color, with the traffic flowing underneath me.

Shared On: Favorite Things; Little Things; Skywatch; Orange You Glad It's Friday; Friday Photo Journal; Friday Finds

11 comments:

  1. This is really beautiful!!! Well done! Have a grand day!

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  2. Terrific capture, Sarah!! What glorious colors!! We do have some awesome sunsets in Oregon, don't we!!! Hope you have a lovely weekend!!

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  3. Great light trail capture! They really enhance the overall photo.

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  4. Very creative and colorful shot! You made it in time! ~ Gorgeous!

    Happy Weekend,
    Happy Fourth of July to the USA
    artmusedog and carol

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  5. Good decision!! Well done. The light trails are perfect 'leading lines' to the sky.

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  6. Wonderful capture...love that you recognized the opportunity and took the shot from safety♪ http://lauriekazmierczak.com/monolith/

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  7. Nice shot...love the motion and colors in it.

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