Fiery sunset


At last, the extreme heat has broken (somewhat) in the Phoenix area. After suffering through at least two weeks with the temperatures in excess of 110° F., today was overcast and pleasant, with the temperatures in the 90s. As a bonus, a light breeze feathered the city and made the leaves on the trees stir with hope.

With the weather so wonderful for cloud photos, I couldn’t resist:

Fiery sunset:

Before the sun set, however, the clouds separated and there was a layer of milky dissipating clouds, white light pouring from the rift. It was a stunning sight, but I was driving at the time, plus the location was in a “bowl” and I couldn’t get up high enough quickly enough to take the shot without the street lights and electric wires being in the way.

When I got home, at least I had this beautiful sight to shoot:

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