Skywatch Friday: Carolina Mountains Evening Sky

The evening sky in Otto, North Carolina.  May 28, 2009.

The evening sky in Otto, North Carolina. May 28, 2009.

This is my post for Skywatch Friday, a meme for sharing views of the sky from all over the world.  To see more, or to join and share your own photos of the sky, click HERE.

Betsy and her childhood girlfriends are working on their ‘Girls Only’ annual getaway.  This year they’re talking about renting a cabin in Maggie Valley, North Carolina.

That got me to looking through some of my North Carolina pictures.  I came across the picture above, which was taken near Franklin, North Carolina earlier this year.  It shows clouds over the western North Carolina mountains in the early evening.  The tops of some of the clouds still reflect the setting sun.

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16 Responses to “Skywatch Friday: Carolina Mountains Evening Sky”

  1. MaryBeth Says:

    I like the way the clouds are back-lit by the sun—tinged in pink. Neat picture. MB

  2. Happyone Says:

    Very pretty – like how the trees frame it.

  3. Helene Glehen Says:

    The combination of the silhouettes of the trees on the edges and the big clouds give an amazing photo. Well done.

  4. Mary Says:

    Beautiful sky! I love the hint of pink at the edge of the sky and clouds.

  5. Fishing Guy Says:

    George: That was a beautiful evening with a neat cloud show.

  6. busy bee suz Says:

    this is another beautiful picture! I love the Carolinas!

  7. Susie Says:

    So pretty George. I like the way the trees frame the view.

  8. Rose Says:

    So very beautiful…glad their ‘girls only’ day triggered you posting this.

  9. Carol Says:

    Great photo…a beautiful sky with the tinges of pink…love the mountains in the backgound..

  10. Sylvia Kirkwood Says:

    Lovely shot, beautiful composition, wonderful colors! Doesn’t get any better than that!

    Have a great weekend!

    Sylvia

  11. connieemeraldeyes Says:

    This is a nice sky photo.

  12. Tammie Says:

    This is such a pretty photo. You sure have seen some amazing places, I can tell by your photos.

  13. Tricia Says:

    This is definitely one of my favorites of your shots! It’s absolutely beautiful!

  14. Jen Says:

    Love the trees in the forefront.
    Beautiful shot George.

  15. Cheryl Says:

    How I would love to have this view each evening.

  16. Happily Retired Gal Says:

    You do have a LOVELY evening view and this photo is simply stunning!
    Hugs and blessings,

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