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© Michael Ball
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Photo Info
UploadedJanuary 10, 2011
TakenJanuary 8, 2011
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D60
Exposure1/2000 sec at f/7.1
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length300 mm
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To my friends! I'm sorry I haven't been around much, but I seem to be to busy. I'll try to do better. You guys and gals are the best. :)
Try the lightbox on this one.

74 responses

  • Little Miss Sunshine

    Little Miss Sunshine (Deleted) gave props (10 Jan 2011):

    This is a very cool photo, love the colour and the line passing through the sun!

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (10 Jan 2011):

    Warm solitude--Deliciously peaceful

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (10 Jan 2011):

    I am happy to see you back posting, again Michael,...Your work has always been a pleasure to see and this is incredibly beautiful...Thank you for the joy you bring to this site!

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (10 Jan 2011):

    It is so wonderful to see your beautiful work again! This is stunning, Mike! The gold is so stunning and bright! The pelican silhouette is fantastic. The "negative space" is amazing!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (10 Jan 2011):

    Simply awesome my friend! We understand but we miss you!!!

  • Al Gieryna

    Al Gieryna gave props (10 Jan 2011):

    Welcome back...a frameworthy image, Mike

  • Robert Sand

    Robert Sand said (10 Jan 2011):

    To be welcomed indeed.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (10 Jan 2011):

    What a wonderful comeback...a grand entrance Michael lol

  • Betty Maxey

    Betty Maxey   gave props (10 Jan 2011):

    HELLO you..... a fantastic capture, no doubt!!! Welcome back!!!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (10 Jan 2011):

    You don't post very often, but when you do, it's a real lulu!! Fantastic shot, Mike. (So glad to see you here)

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (10 Jan 2011):

    Welcome back,Mike. This is fantastic especially in the light box!

  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (10 Jan 2011):

    Breathtaking! Thanks to share again your great work!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (11 Jan 2011):

    Sublime silhouette.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (11 Jan 2011):

    What an incredible come back shot!!! I so hope you are enjoying your new home. I don't blame you for being away from the computer.

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (11 Jan 2011):

    Welcome back! And what a way to jump back into the fray! A magnificent capture, my friend, and it does look even more stunning in lightbox!!

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (11 Jan 2011):

    What a way to return....welcome back. Love this!!! I especially like the simplicity along with the color, of course!

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (11 Jan 2011):

    Hello there, my friend.........We all missed you......I've been away myself, but am trying to keep up with everyone on a more regular basis....This is a magnificent shot!!!

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (11 Jan 2011):

    What a place to sit and ponder! Awesome image Michael.

  • GayleMarie Jones

    GayleMarie Jones gave props (11 Jan 2011):

    Stunning Mike! One of my favorites.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (13 Jan 2011):

    Such a golden delight, Mike. Love that thin cloud piercing the sun. So good to have you back. Truly understand just how busy life can get.

  • Nabeel Alam

    Nabeel Alam gave props (13 Jan 2011):

    Beautiful shot !!

  • ComfreyandJoy

    ComfreyandJoy gave props (13 Jan 2011):

    glad I found you - you have some amazing shots!! Love this!

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (13 Jan 2011):

    nice to see you post again, hope all is well and happy new year to you Michael. nice shot!

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (14 Jan 2011):

    one of your best for sure my friend, LOVE IT!

  • Spectre Photo

    Spectre Photo gave props (14 Jan 2011):

    Very nice! Love the color

  • Ope O

    Ope O gave props (18 Jan 2011):


  • Tim E

    Tim E (Deleted) said (19 Jan 2011):

    great shot!

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (19 Jan 2011):

    totally amazing! Love it!

  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (19 Jan 2011):

    Awesome Capture!

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (20 Jan 2011):

    Spectacular, the colour is so beautiful..

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (21 Jan 2011):

    I am glad you decided to use this beautiful sunset for the theme...Thank you so much for giving me a spotlight on my entry...

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (21 Jan 2011):


  • CJC

    CJC gave props (21 Jan 2011):

    This photo deserves to be published

  • Lynda Jeffers

    Lynda Jeffers gave props (21 Jan 2011):

    Just this!!

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) said (21 Jan 2011):

    Oh, my! This is absolutely beautiful! Wonderful color, composition, and light. Outstanding work here...

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker said (21 Jan 2011):

    I wanted to spotlight this one for you, but Dick got there first! Great choice for your entry, Mike. This is gorgeous!

  • Ronnie Ginnever

    Ronnie Ginnever gave props (21 Jan 2011):

    My favorite bird, a pelican in the setting sun!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (22 Jan 2011):

    E X Q U I S I T E n t r y !

  • M emmet

    M emmet gave props (22 Jan 2011):

    Soooo good!!

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (22 Jan 2011):

    The pelican sitting out there all alone really contributes to the interest and magnificant beauty of this majestic sunset. I believe this is your best shot....but then there are so many from your archives it is impossible to choose just one. Bravo, Mike!!!!!

  • Nelson Campbell

    Nelson Campbell (Deleted) gave props (22 Jan 2011):

    WOW! Gorgeous! Your pal is there enjoying it too!!

  • stuart s

    stuart s gave props (23 Jan 2011):

    Beautifully composed Michael. And it is brilliant in lightbox.

  • Ursula Tillmann

    Ursula Tillmann gave props (24 Jan 2011):

    great shot

  • Dunja Kolar

    Dunja Kolar gave props (24 Jan 2011):

    beautiful photo!!like it

  • June Rhodes

    June Rhodes   gave props (24 Jan 2011):

    awesome, reminds me of Key West

  • Reggie Mateo

    Reggie Mateo gave props (25 Jan 2011):

    Wow, picture perfect.

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (25 Jan 2011):

    Magic colors!!!

  • bob glorptknck

    bob glorptknck said (26 Jan 2011):

    Very nice!

  • Mykola Swarnyk

    Mykola Swarnyk gave props (27 Jan 2011):

    The profile of pelican is gorgeous! Very beautiful sunset picture!

  • Baylee Sharp

    Baylee Sharp (Deleted) gave props (27 Jan 2011):


  • Minno Ramírez Terrón

    Minno Ramírez Terrón gave props (28 Jan 2011):

    wonderful sunset, Michael!!!

  • Alyson Innes

    Alyson Innes gave props (28 Jan 2011):

    Marvelous colors and composure. Wow!

  • A.J Yakstrangler

    A.J Yakstrangler said (30 Jan 2011):


  • Steven Schutz

    Steven Schutz gave props (31 Jan 2011):

    The thin lines of clouds give an extra sense of dimension to this already beautiful image...Great the bird perched on the lone marker..

  • sandeep mishra

    sandeep mishra gave props (5 Feb 2011):

    Amazingly awesome!

  • Bermi Shutter

    Bermi Shutter gave props (7 Feb 2011):


  • Nicole DeVita

    Nicole DeVita gave props (18 Feb 2011):

    All I can say is WOW!!!

  • dawn duffield

    dawn duffield gave props (21 Feb 2011):


  • Robin Perkins

    Robin Perkins gave props (24 Feb 2011):

    so incredible, just stunning

  • Brenda Sikes

    Brenda Sikes gave props (3 Mar 2011):


  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   gave props (4 Mar 2011):


  • Aaron Mythen

    Aaron Mythen gave props (13 Mar 2011):

    Stunning shot looks like a painting!!!!

  • Andy Kong

    Andy Kong said (16 Mar 2011):

    A capture hard to come by

  • Lynn Pepper

    Lynn Pepper gave props (10 Aug 2011):

    Wow - absolutely amazing!!!!!

  • John Sweeney

    John Sweeney gave props (18 Jan 2012):

    Wonderful composition!

  • Diane Jefferies

    Diane Jefferies gave props (10 Feb 2012):

    I love this !!

  • Gary Cole

    Gary Cole (Deleted) said (19 Feb 2012):


  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (17 Apr 2012):


  • Kathleen DesHotel

    Kathleen DesHotel   gave props (29 Apr 2012):


  • Sherry

    Sherry gave props (10 May 2013):

    So well done! Beautiful

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (17 Jun 2014):

    fantastic shot....

  • Lynn Hathaway

    Lynn Hathaway gave props (18 Jul 2014):

    Bravo!! PERFECT for the theme! I love this!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (5 Jan 2015):

    A real beauty!

  • Carl Kuntze

    Carl Kuntze gave props (20 Mar 2018):

    Beautiful tones.

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