Thursday, February 26, 2009

Sun Up, Sun Down, Sky Watch


Sunrise at the Champions Gate Clock Tower, February 22, 2009.


Sunset at the Champions Gate Golf Club, Feb 19, 2009.


81 comments:

Rose said...

Oh, my, these are wonderful, but that bottom one makes my heart sing.

Carletta said...

Beautiful as always Champ!
I have to smile - you took the sunset one on my son's birthday. :)

RuneE said...

Nice!!

Juliana RW said...

beautiful

My SWF entry this week : in HERE. I hope you have time to visit. Thanks

Bradley Myers said...

Good photos for sky watch.

Mojo said...

Love how you've managed to keep some of the detail in the foreground despite the strong backlighting. Well done!

Pat and Abe said...

Nice photos for SkyWatch Friday. I am always interested in what others are doing. Have a nice weekend.

My Skywatch Post

shaker said...

I love the second one !

Arija said...

Beautiful and dramatic skies.

Guy D said...

Sometimes the best shots are the dark ones, these are perfect.

Have a great weekend!
Guy
Regina In Pictures

Carver said...

Those are both beautiful and I like the way you showed us a sunrise and a sunset.

Ida said...

Very nice, both of them.
The second shot is beautiful!!! :)
Wonderful scene.

Your EG Tour Guide said...

Both photos are wonderfully crisp! I like them both very much.

NovaS said...

one great sky here.. its obviously romantic...
Happy Friday!

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imac said...

2 grand shots there.

Leora said...

That is one beautiful former cow pasture. I especially like the elegant architecture.

Photo Cache said...

Simply beautiful.

Teri C said...

I love them both but the sunset one is so gorgeous!!

Happy Skywatch

VALKYRIEN said...

Both beautiful shots! I love the first.....and the second!

Sylvia K said...

Awesome shots! Beautiful colors and composition! Makes my heart sing! Thanks for your comments on my blog, much appreciated!

Rune said...

Beautiful photos! Happy SkyWatch :)

Kallen305 said...

Beautiful skywatch photos. I wish I could be there right about now.

Kathy said...

Great shot of sunrises and sunset. LOL all I can get around here are shots of powerlines. Love the baby ducks below. =) Hope you have a great friday.

TCKK said...

Beautiful sunrise and sunset.

Laughing Orca Ranch said...

First shot is so moody. Just beautiful.
My fave is the second photo. Makes me want to be right there :)

~Lisa

Ruth said...

Lovely start and end to the day!

Jew Wishes said...

Lovely photos that capture the sky and silhouettes so beautifully.

J Bar said...

Great sunrise and sunset. Thanks for visiting my blog.

Today's Blah... said...

They are magnificent, your place must be heavenly. Thanks for sharing and for visiting.

Sue said...

Hi Champ,
I found your pics because George left a comment on my SkyWatch post. I sure enjoyed scrolling down looking at all your sky, duck, and bagpipe pics. Awesome!

I can't decide whether I like the sunrise or sunset better.

Have a great weekend!

Bohol Today said...

Beautiful place and skywatch photo.

Babooshka said...

Always sensational throughout the week aswell as skywath folks. You really need to check out the backposts.

PJ said...

It looks like Florida to me. You live in a lovely spot. Happy SWF!

mountain.mama said...

Your website has lots of very nice pictures! I can't decide which ones I like best.

Sara Chapman in Seattle, USA said...

What beautiful work you do. Your skies are amazing! You're in the right place at the right time with the right equipment and a true photographer's eye. Great photos. And also, thanks for visiting!

Jan said...

Both fabulous phots. Great idea.

Denise said...

Incredible photos, truly works of art.

beautiful said...

The first one is beautiful but the second one is fantastic. Great job.

Wren said...

Wonderful light in those. The trees are an interesting shape against the sky.

Larry D said...

wonderful photos, especially the 2nd!

Mariamellie said...

wonderful! I love the second picture... love the silhouette grass so much! thanks for visiting me today! :-)

Barbara said...

Very beautiful captures. I love the peacefulness of the 2nd one.
Have a great weekend Smiles B

alicesg said...

Wow very beautiful photos for SWF. Love the silhouette of the buildings and the fields. Have a nice weekend.

Pam said...

All your blog photos are awesome! You have a wonderful eye for the beauty around you. Thanks for your visit, Pam

Rob Inukshuk said...

Wonderful sunrise and sunset pics. Love the colours and such a picturesque place to call home. You take some great pics of your World. Looks nice and warm there. Sigh!

April said...

Beautiful compositions! I really like the tranquility of the sunset photo.

SandyCarlson said...

That's a gorgeous sunset!

earthtoholly said...

Beautiful skies and silhouettes. I really like the grasses in the front of your second pic...nice!

2sweetnsaxy said...

These are gorgeous. I love the softness in the colors. They look very serene. :-)

FickleMinded said...

what a beautiful sets of great photos!!!
thanks for visiting mine.

ROSIDAH said...

Hi George,
you have very unique blogs. Each one with an unique theme. I didn't even know there are so many kinds of bums ;). I love your photos. Best wishes!

napaboaniya said...

Both soul captivating pictures :)
Well done!!!

Ann said...

Love the grey with the soft orange coming through in the first one. Second one is lovely as well.

esnorway said...

2 butiful pics the frist is my fav

magiceye said...

gorgeous images

angela said...

They're both sensational but I love that second one, the grasses along the bottom.

I'll be back to browse...

pantteri said...

The world is so beautiful and your photos are just amazing.

kazu said...

It is so beautiful sky!
Very nice shots.

Anne-Berit said...

Wow,these are beautiful photos.Thanks for visit on my blog.

mononeil said...

Nice Sky and silhouettes. Well done.

Mckay K said...

Beautiful sunrise and sunset photos.

Jan K. alias Afanja said...

They're both beautiful, but I specially like the low point of view in your second photo!

Atlântico Azul said...

OMG! The sunset is out-of-this-World!!!! You are REALLY a Champ!!!!

syel said...

both are beautiful!

Secret Mom Thoughts said...

Love the silhouettes. Great shots.

Shannon said...

Palm trees make such nice silhouettes..

Deborah Godin said...

Looks like such a wonderful breezy spot to watch the sun set!!

auringonkukka finland =) said...

BEAUTIFUL PHOTO!!
have a nice weekend ;)

Jeannelle said...

Just gorgeous. Especially, I like the second one, too. The grassy fronds with the water and lovely evening sunlight. Great shot!

Thank you for visiting my SW post!

Tricia said...

Fantastic photos you've captured here! Love that sky!

Tarolino said...

Extremely beautiful photos both of these but the bottom one made me all dreamy. Awesome post.

Lindab said...

That blanket of silvery cloud and the black outlines of the grasses in the bottom photo are so beautiful.

Caprice said...

Champ,
Very nice photos on your blog! The gold in the sunset(rise?) is beautiful in the 1st pic.
Thanks for stopping by my blog!
Caprice

E. Floyd said...

I really like the view with the tall grass. Great clouds, beautiful light and pattern.

Lois said...

How beautiful! Thank you for visiting my blog.

John said...

Lovely captures!

Geoff said...

Superb sunrise shot and an excellent sunset shot. Great photos.

Laurieluc said...

wow! Beautiful!

Marie said...

Great photos!

Fotos da Lurdes said...

Wonderful shots...Thanks for sharing,and for visiting my blog!
Have a nice weekend..
HSWF:)

Janice Thomson said...

Wow - stunning shots!