Thursday, December 31, 2015

Auld Lang Syne: The Sun Sets On Another Year


I think sunsets make for a good New Year's Eve post, so I have these. The first one's from late September, with the last light of a clear day over the Experimental Farm here in the city (yes, I know I've never even mentioned this place before).


This view from October is from the Bank Street Bridge over the Rideau Canal


And this is a view from November, taken of twilight over Parliament Hill and the Ottawa River, as viewed from Major's Hill Park.


This sunset was from mid-December, in a part of the city I don't get to often. I was crossing this park towards a library in the South Keys area when I looked back behind me and noticed the light to the west with a break in the clouds.


I close this out with another view from the Bank Street Bridge, taking in the last light of the day on Christmas Eve.

38 comments:

  1. Lovely captures, William! Happy New Year to you! :)

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  2. Very affecting photos, William. Best wishes to You, and thanks for a great year of friendship

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  3. Great sunset views. Happy & Blessed New Year to you!

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  4. Beautiful skies, have a great New Year's Eve and a Happy 2016.
    Marianne

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  5. Happy 2016, William. See if we start 2016 with good foot!

    Tomás.

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  6. Lovely series! All the best in 2016, William!

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  7. Now I see why they call it Parliament hill.

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  8. #3 looks like a frame from a Disney movie. I expect Cruella DeVil to be hunting for Dalmatian puppies in these scenes. Beautiful evening shots!

    Happy New Year!

    Janis
    GDP

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  9. Wonderful sunset shots, the third one is my favorite.

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  10. The sun setting on 2015...good idea!

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  11. Que imagens espetaculares William
    Que neste ano que esta por vir continuemos os nossos projetos, concretizemos os nossos ideais, eliminemos nossas pendências, e enfrentemos com coragem e ousadia os nossos desafios, com Deus nos inspirando e protegendo rumo à vitória! Feliz 2016 com tudo o que possa haver de melhor para você e família
    Um super beijo no coração

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  12. i like them all! happy new year william!!

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  13. Sunsets are always beautiful. And its great if you have your camera with in the same time.
    Wish you happy new year, William.

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  14. Again, a very nice series of a daily beautiful event. the times of these photos would also show a trend.

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  15. @Linda: thank you!

    @Cloudia: thanks!

    @Nancy: thank you!

    @Marianne: the same to you.

    @Tomas: hopefully we will.

    @Jose: thank you!

    @Janey: yes, it's a considerable promontory high off the river.

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  16. @Janis: Parliament does have a castle kind of feel to it, and at night the mood changes!

    @Jan: I knew that one would be popular!

    @Norma: I think I'll make a tradition of this, each New Years Eve posting sunsets.

    @Gracita: thank you!

    @Tanya: thanks!

    @Orvokki: most days I do carry the camera, fortunately!

    @Red: there's a big difference in time of sunsets from September through December!

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  17. love all those clouds shots. so pretty. the different sun colors poking through. awesome times. here's to a great new year for you in 2016, William. thanks for all the comments & friendship! ( :

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  18. Nothing beats a nice sunset! Happy New Year!

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  19. Excellent photos and perfect for closing out 2015. Happy New Year, William!

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  20. I love the skies in the 2nd photo. Happy New Year!

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  21. William, a lot of health in the New Year!
    Happy 2016! :)

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  22. Thank you for those William. Happy New Year!

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  23. @Beth: you're welcome.

    @Sharon: thank you!

    @Lowell: thanks!

    @Whisk: I thought so.

    @VP: thanks!

    @RedPat: thank you!

    @Marleen: so did I.

    @Mariusz: thank you!

    @Eve: you're welcome.

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  24. really beautiful. thanks for the 'twilight' post. :)

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  25. Just think of how you would shoot a desert sunset. They are spectacular.

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  26. Happy New Year William! And thanks for your very loyal comments on my blog!

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  27. Beautiful!
    HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU AND YOURS. MAY IT BE FILLED WITH JOY AND WONDER.
    MB

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  28. @Tex: you're welcome.

    @Revrunner: thanks!

    @Mari: I would like that.

    @Gnome: you're welcome.

    @MB: thank you!

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  29. A fitting end to the year, William, and sending best wishes to you for a wonderful New Year. Thanks for your blog posts this year and also for commenting on our posts.

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  30. The third sunset is my favorite. Happy new year!

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  31. Happy New Year, William! All the best in 2016!

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  32. Lovely sunsets, William. I miss the ones we used to have in Paris. Our house is not well-located for sunsets any more. I hope you have an excellent 2016.

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  33. The third photo is breathtaking.

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