Thursday, January 15, 2009

Skywatch Friday #27

We had a beautiful sunset one evening during the Festival of the Cranes at the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge. Actually, New Mexico has many beautiful sunsets throughout the year. So to see this beautiful sunset while on the refuge was an added bonus to what we had already seen earlier in the evening.
Amazingly enough, I took these photos within a few minutes of each other. But the big difference, as you can see, is in the coloring. The first photo was taken with my Canon Rebel Xsi, and the second photo was taken with my Kodak point and shoot.
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11 comments:

Leedra said...

Beautiful skies. Great SWF.

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Etje said...

Great colors, thanks for sharing.

Lynne said...

Aaaahhhh....

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

Both pictures are gorgeous.
Blessings,Ruth

Mary C said...

Leedra, I'm beginning to think you never sleep! ;o) I can't imagine you commenting only ten minutes after I posted it. You're speedy, and yet thank you for the compliment.

Etje, Lynne, and Ruth H - thank you!

Linda in Erie said...

Ohhh, so pretty! The sunsets down there must be where the southwest color scheme comes from.

Red said...

It must be all in the settings :) Which was more exact?

If they were within a few minutes of eachother, I guess they both could have been exact.

Wren said...

Beautiful. That must have been one fabulous trip.

Shellmo said...

These are simply gorgeous! I could look at these skies for hours!

Mary said...

Very soft... Pretty.

Mary C said...

Linda - sunsets in the southwest seem to be different from other parts of the country. I think you're right about the color scheme. A desert isn't always very colorful, but then that seems to be when the sunsets put on their best shows.

Red, if memory serves me correctly, I think the first photo (Canon) was the truer color. But the second photo wasn't too far off. I think the photo showed just a bit darker than what it really displayed.

Wren - this trip probably compares to your fantastic trip to Alaska.

Shelley and Mary - thank you!

 

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