SkyWatch Friday: Evening Sky in the Glade

Evening Sky in Fairfield Glade, Tennessee.  July 17, 2013.

Evening Sky in Fairfield Glade, Tennessee. July 17, 2013.

(Note:  All pictures may be enlarged by clicking on them once or twice.)

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.

One evening last month, as the sun was setting, I noticed an unusual pink-purple cast to the sky.  The sun had dropped below the Plateau, but the sky above our house seemed to be getting brighter and more vibrant.

Evening Sky in Fairfield Glade, Tennessee.  July 17, 2013.

Evening Sky in Fairfield Glade, Tennessee. July 17, 2013.

Of course I grabbed my camera and headed outside.  There were clouds overhead, and I tried to capture the light and shadows in that pink-purple sky.

Evening Sky in Fairfield Glade, Tennessee.  July 17, 2013.

Evening Sky in Fairfield Glade, Tennessee. July 17, 2013.

I really don’t think these photos do justice to that amazing sky, but I like them well enough that I wanted to share them with you.

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28 Responses to “SkyWatch Friday: Evening Sky in the Glade”

  1. sylviakirk Says:

    Oh, I’m so glad you shared them with us, George!! These are such awesome, incredible, colorful skies and what terrific captures! Thank you for the beauty! Have a lovely weekend – with more beautiful skies!

  2. Ms. A Says:

    WHAT A BEAUTIFUL SKY!!! Very impressive.

  3. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    I find that cloud and sky cloud pictures rarely do justice to the way it really looks. But these must come close. i have never seen a purple sky before!!! This is really amazing!! After going back and forth for quite awhile, I think the last one is my favorite.

  4. Sartenada Says:

    Awesome colors in those clouds. Thank You sharing these terrific photos.

  5. ZielonaMila Says:

    Great pictures, amazing colors clouds:) Greetings

  6. Judy Says:

    Perfectly gorgeous sunset, George!!!

  7. Neal Says:

    Those are really beautiful…..and unique.

  8. Fishing Guy Says:

    Very nice George, what a beautiful sky capture.

  9. Coloring Outside the Lines Says:

    Beautiful! Nice captures George!

  10. l Says:

    Our photographs can never adequately capture the beauty of such skies, but we do the best we can; and the results help us remember what it was like. These shots are beautiful. I’d have liked to see that sky in person.

  11. Linda Says:

    Hi, George. The comment from “l” is me. My fingers got ahead of my brain again.

  12. MadSnapper Says:

    love that color and i have found it almost impossible for the camera to record the beauty i see in the sky.

  13. Busy Bee Suz Says:

    How amazing is Mother Nature. I love pink skies!!! Whenever we get those sunsets that are a combo of pink and blue, I refer to them as ‘baby shower’ skies! LOL!

  14. dayphoto Says:

    For a short while there I thought it was a huge fire! Stunning!

    Linda
    http://coloradofarmlife.wordpress.com
    http://deltacountyhistoricalsociety.wordpress.com

  15. Blackberry Lane Says:

    Breathtaking photos, George. Thanks for sharing with us.

  16. rhiebert Says:

    Amazing colour. I know what you mean about not doing justice to the scene. I often feel that a picture fails to convey the true beauty.

  17. The Incredible Woody Says:

    Perfect example of why sunset is my favorite color!

  18. Rajesh Says:

    Setting Sun has painted the sky beautifully.

  19. ladyfi Says:

    Wow – what stunning skies and such a lovely colour.

  20. MaryBeth Says:

    What a different pinkish color. I really like the shots. Is it going to rain now? MB

  21. Indrani Says:

    A dark shade of pink, The skies look gorgeous!

  22. Lea Says:

    Wonderful!
    Have a great week-end!
    Lea
    Lea’s Menagerie

  23. Rose Says:

    Amazing sky, George. Just beautiful!

  24. Mary Says:

    What a wonderful pink sky! Beautiful!!!

  25. Eileen Says:

    Gorgeous colors in your sky, George! Beautiful captures. Have a happy weekend!

  26. Łucja-Maria Says:

    Hello Gregore
    Marvelous pictures. Stunning sky.
    Amazing colors clouds
    I wish you a nice weekend ..
    Greetings:)
    Lucia

  27. alskamom Says:

    Oh wow, these are fantastic photos George! The pink and purple color of the sunset is so beautiful!

  28. Erco Travels Says:

    Wow, what the variety of the color! love the pink sky…

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