A brief sunset in MtLawleyShire

Only a brief walk this afternoon – rain & going out, but there was enough time to catch momentary lowering sunlight on the almond blossom:

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This photo works better in black & white – it suffered from low light:

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almond blossom


I love teh way sunlight catches the flowers – especially against the grey sky:

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A tree striped with rain

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Early evening moon, in clouds & then momentarily in the clear:


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Sunset – it started watery gold

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& ended with a brief magnificence:

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before fading to barely a glow:



Then I went to dinner with some friends & played with the light: picture of a water feature in their back garden and a close-up of the water.  Not something my little camera does awfully well, but it came up OK-ish 🙂

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& here, the moon in her proper dark:


tonight's moon

Finally – sleeping earlier in the afternoon, my lovely Fattee Cattee 🙂

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I will post some more of other shots taken out & about in MtLawleyShire

4 comments on “A brief sunset in MtLawleyShire

  1. kdkh says:

    Lovely as always!


  2. HoaiPhai says:

    Beautiful shots! I especially thank you for the almond blossom… I’ve never seen one before.


    • why thank you, sir 🙂 I love the almond blossom too – very delicate against grey threatening skies. THere aren’t that many blossom trees around here. There’s another further down the road but it’s pick so I think it’s a fruit tree. Probably ornamental.


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