Sunday, July 3, 2016

Sunset Views In The National Capital

I mentioned in the June theme day taking several shots while leaving the campus at Carleton University of the sun, late in the day. One of them I featured in that post, but these are the others, taken on an evening in early May.

These two views, taken from later in May, with slightly different light settings, are from the Bank Street Bridge over the Rideau Canal.

This was another sunset view from the bridge, taken in early June.

And later in June, I headed towards the bridge for a dusk shot. I took this first one through the treeline.

A bird made it into the shot just at the right moment, appearing above the darker cloud line to the left of the sun.


  1. Lovely sunset.
    By the way, I like your new header.

  2. I love the shots with the clouds...marvelous!

  3. Beautiful sunset sky photos! Have a great Sunday!

  4. What a breathtaking landscape !


  5. The last image is my favourite:)
    Looks like you will have a nice new day tomorrow.

  6. Nice sky photos! The last one is my favorite too.

  7. I'm with Gunn and Bill. Love the last shot. However, all of the silhouette
    shots add such an air of mystery and romance. Nice series.


  8. All gorgeous skies William but the last with the bird soaring above the clouds is extra special! Fab capture!

  9. Those sunset skies are beautiful!

  10. Evening is the best time for photographs. Love the way the sky keeps changing in that one shot and I really like the last sunset!

  11. @Linda: thanks!

    @Orvokki: thank you.

    @Siddartha: thanks!

    @Linda: the skies were gorgeous.

    @Nancy: thanks!

    @Tomas: it is.

    @Gunn: today is pleasant.

    @Bill: thanks!

    @Janis: thank you.

    @Grace: great timing with the bird.

    @Marianne: thanks!

    @Lowell: dusk is a great time of day.

  12. Comparisons are always good to look at and teach the photographer what works best.

  13. You saved the very best for last! Happy belated Canada Day, William. We're glad you all are up there :)

  14. That last shot is wonderful. The bird is perfect. A sky full of clouds makes for stunning sunsets.

  15. The last shot is a winner, William!

  16. @Red: indeed!

    @Cloudia: thanks!

    @Sharon: it does, yes.

    @Halcyon: and never the same way twice.

    @RedPat: thank you!

  17. Wow, such beautiful pictures! I love the view from Bank Street Bridge. Really breathtaking!

  18. Todas as fotos são fantásticas mas este entardecer da última foto tem um glamour especial
    Uma linda semana
    Um abraço

  19. Wonderful sky shots, William, I could dream away with the last one, it's a real beauty.

  20. Oh, that last one is especially beautiful!

  21. @Tamago: thank you!

    @Norma: it seems popular.

    @Gracita: thanks!

    @Cheryl: thank you.

    @Jan: I may use it for one of my faves of the year.

    @Kay: a lot of people seem to have gone for that one.

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    1. i am calling on my old knowledge from the beginning of my bloggy life. bokeh (sp?) was the word. a glow from a light or like a christmas ornament that give a shine. oh pooh. google is not being nice to me. now? i hope you know what i mean. oh well. ( :

    2. oh well... i messed up on the spelling, but couldn't figure how to change it here. so i just delete my comment and re-wrote it again. i never claimed i was a spelling genius that is for sure. ( ;

  23. The last picture was beautiful!

  24. love all the scenic lighting in these photos. Especially love the scenes with the addition of sparkly street lights.