Thursday, June 10, 2010

SkyWatch ~ and God Still Swung the Brush

Third and last week of the same extraordinary sunset.
Please do enlarge them, you will be rewarded.


not content with gentle washes, now the highlights come into
play

streaks of blinding gold career across the sky


mutating, softening into pink on blue and


ever so slowly deepening into the purple and blue



of oncoming night. A ghostly whorl of white among the darkening
clouds


as darkness turns the evening into the dreamy blue stillness
of the night.


If you have not enlarged any up to now, at least enlarge the last
one to get the full force of that magical blue.
My thanks to the SkyWatch team for the opportunity to take part
in this wonderful meme.

68 comments:

  1. There is just about every colour of the spectrum in there somewhere Arija.

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  2. Breathtaking captures as always, Arija! Such glorious colors! And they are even more magnificent enlarged! Have a wonderful weekend!

    Sylvia

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  3. Hi Arija, bellissimi questi tramonti... la foto che più ho amato è la n. 1
    Un abbraccio :-)
    Myriam

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  4. Beautiful....made me take a big sigh which I needed.....Michelle

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  5. Unbelieveable skies!!! hope one day to be able to visit you wonderful country!! my best regards :)

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  6. I did enlarge and you were right! They are very interesting clouds coming in as it gets dark.

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  7. Simply stunning, what a fantastic show!!


    skywatch

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  8. I clicked and was rewarded. Such fabulous colours - what a delightful show.

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  9. Wow...fantastic photos of skies!Thank you for sharing and have a nice weekend!

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  10. This sequence is wonderful, Arija. Just when one begins to think that sunsets are all pretty much the same, you turn up with this. It inspires me to get out and start looking again in the evening.

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  11. Arija, so beautiful! So nice to have you back!

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  12. It is amazing to see the beauty that God creates in the sky,and all for our enjoyment.
    Blessings,Ruth

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  13. What Beautiful shots! Love the dark colors!

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  14. Ahhh! And he is the most excellent painter! What a show.

    Take care, dearest!

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  15. Amazing sky colours - very painterly! What a wonderful palate!

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  16. That is an amazing sunset with so many different colors. I think my favorite shot is the second one with the last of the sun highlighting the clouds.

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  17. This was an amazing sequence of shots at sunset. I love them all and the streaks of binding gold amidst the array of colors were my favorite.

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  18. Dramatic sky, this is lovely Arija!

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  19. Thank you for blessing us these past couple of weeks with this brilliantly coloured sky hand painted for you by the Creator. These have really blessed my heart in a very special way. I am hoping that you will have them available on your side bar, or some place special to be able to oserve often. Take care Arija~

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  20. Fantastic series of photos. love all of them.

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  21. I love the ember glowing skies but the last photo, its blue color, is so magical and enchanting!

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  22. What a beautiful progression of color in this sunset!

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  23. Beautiful view of the sky. Lovely colors.

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  24. This has been one very dramatic and changing sunset. A special gift.

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  25. What a glorious sunset! Your photographs are outstanding, and I'm glad that you continued to shoot as the light faded from the sky and turned that lovely dark blue. Wonderful series!

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  26. Very beautiful series of sky photos. The sky looked so magical. Have a nice weekend.

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  27. Beautiful lovely and fantastic shots !!Simply awesome !!Unseen Rajasthan

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  28. Beautiful and marvelous skies Arija.
    Thank you for sharing!
    Happy SWF. Enjoy the weekend.

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  29. Beautiful captures, each one of your photos projects colourful light across the texture of the clouds creating magic.

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  30. Absolutely stunning! Isn't it a shock when you draw your eyes away from the glories of the sky and realise how dark it has become?

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  31. a once in a lifetime sunset. Makes life worth living for!!

    Gill in Canada

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  32. Beautiful shots. Beautiful Nature.
    Luiz Ramos

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  33. those are such lovely shots. love the different layers and tones in the sky.

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  34. What a remarkable post for today. Al your sky scenes are awesome. Thanks for dropping by my place.

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  35. Brilliant!! I don't believe I've ever seen the sky quite like that. Just gorgeous!

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  36. Wonderful and painted skies! I love the first one.
    Wish you a nice weekend:-)

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  37. Those are some of the most breathtaking shots of the sky. A great post for today. That is smoke from a fire on my sky watch.

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  38. And his colorful paint pallet and strokes on the skies are perfect, Arija. Beauty surrounded you and you camera lens, your photos are stunning.
    be well, be happy ;)

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  39. He certainly did swing the brush :o) What stunning colors!

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  40. The colours are awesome, Arija! Amazing how many photos you captured from one event.

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  41. Arija: Beautiful captures of an exciting sky.

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  42. Amazing sky and the colors are beautiful! Even the last blue shot is awesome. Happy skywatching!

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  43. Those colors are just awesome Arija. What a wonderful series. I do love those kind of skies.
    Have a restful week-end.
    B.

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  44. pink and purple a girl's favourite colour. The blue for the boys.

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  45. Ariya...was I able to paint it...but no it's enough to look at it and make it caressing you.

    are you revovering bit by bit?
    hope so.

    love
    yvette

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  46. These are stunning skies Arija. Great shots. Have a fantastic weekend

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  47. Beautiful! I love the captions!

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  48. You are so good at capturing the skies. Even the dark skies look good.

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  49. Amazing and astounding. Equally beautiful--enlarged or not. MB

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  50. Great S.W.F. photo :).
    If your interested check out my new photo challenge website www.weekdayphotos.com, its different...every day has its own theme with a different challenge every week, and the website design is unique! Check it out and hopefully ill see a photo from you soon :)
    btw this is my S.W.F. photo for this week...here.

    Have a great one!

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  51. These pink and purple skies are magnificent!

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  52. It's amazing how quickly skies change & do so drastically!

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  53. Arija! A heavenly sight indeed!Gorgeous lit up painted sky!
    The blue is something!

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  54. God is the Master Painter and your sequence of captures are masterful.

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  55. wow, talk aabout drama. Its amazing. :)

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  56. great photos of the sky. Thansk for visiting, have a great weekend.

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  57. Stunning photos!!! Thanks for your visit.

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  58. The series is magnificent! I really love the second photo with the highlighted gold.

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  59. Amazing sky .... great shots!

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  60. Those are really powerful skies. Just amazing colors and cloud formations. Thanks for sharing these with us and thanks for stopping by my SWF. Enjoy the day!

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