A Prairie Palette of Earth and Sky Tones

By: Alan Dyer

Jan 08 2012

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Category: Atmospheric Phenomena

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Aperture:f/6.3
Focal Length:10mm
ISO:100
Shutter:1/20 sec
Camera:Canon EOS 7D

Following up on my previous post, here is the wide-angle scene of that same winter moonrise, taken at sunset on January 8, 2012.

This was a spectacular and truly “amazing sky,” with the last rays of the setting Sun illuminating the clouds and the rising Full Moon coming up in the pinks and blues of twilight. It is the big prairie sky at its best.

The wide scene captures dark cloud shadows converging toward the point opposite the Sun, near where the Full Moon sits. These are “crepuscular rays,” a common sight at sunset or sunrise.

— Alan, January 8, 2012 / Image © 2012 Alan Dyer

 

One comment on “A Prairie Palette of Earth and Sky Tones”

  1. Alberta is so gorgeous, beautiful shot Alan.


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