These were mostly taken from William Street. I call them ‘urban sunsets’ as telephone wires and buildings also – um – ‘structure’ the view.
The last 2 evenings have had wonderful sunsets. Both had clouds which ‘structure’ the sky & we’ve had very few clouds recently.
So even though there was no rain (& we are in sore need of some), they were very welcome.
Here is a selection:
It started out quiet, with the clouds,
got more violently coloured and powerful:
and when the sun went behind the land, it left behind spectacularly coloured clouds.
& it was echoed in paler pastels in the eastern sky – also urban, so telephone wires & poles
The next day – or rather evening – was quieter. No sign of the promised rain.
clouds leading the sunset over the western sky, suffusing it with gold:
Tonight’s sunset was altogether more subdued. No clouds, nothing to fling it wide, sink it into the skin of the sky, but there was a lovely surprise at the end of it:
and here is the surprise: the new moon so pale against the pale sky
and then, it was not alone, this curved sliver of whitened silver:
and here she is, waiting for me: