Sunset Under a Crescent Moon

© Randall J. Scholten

Sunset Under a Crescent Moon
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A cloudless sunset on an empty, trackless beach with a crescent moon drifting downward, following the sun. The last rays of sunlight paint the sea cliffs and surf in hues of orange, while seagulls make a circling descent to the rocks below. And the sun takes one last peak through a crevice in Klooqueh Rock before sinking into the sea. What a perfect ending to the day!

Quote of the Day : “Up there in the skies was also a metaphor of immortality.” – Carl Sagan

Nikon D700, 20 mm f/2.8D Lens @ f/7.1, 1/200 second exposure. ISO 200. 1/15/2013, 5:03 PM. Port Orford, Oregon, USA (POTD 1/21/2013)

Exif: F Number: 7.1, ExposureTime: 100/20000 seconds, ISO: 200, FocalLength: 20.00 mm, Model: NIKON D700

Uploaded on 1/20/2013 3:53:11 PM

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