Southern California Sunset
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EF 17-40mm L
It's no easy task getting a decent sunset photograph. First off, the sun has to be going down! So that can only happen late in the day. And it seems like more often than not I'm in the middle of something that time of day. And around here the sunset is often covered by that pesky marine layer, or we're fogged in, or there's not a cloud in the sky at all. But once in a while . . . once in a while God provides the most awesome skies for those perfect sunsets. This is somewhere up there amongst my favorites. But it is hard to choose, because it seems like when they are good - they are great. I just need to figure out how to capture it to do any kind of justice whatsoever to one of the most beautiful natural settings there are.
Looking west from Palos Verdes Estates, California out over the Pacific Ocean.
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