Shades of Red

Uploaded: January 29, 2012 17:18:57


This is another image from the spectacular sunset over Port Orford on January 12, with Venus visible in the upper left. It was taken shortly after Red Sky and a little farther down the beach (south). This sunset has to be one of the top 10 that I’ve ever seen. The vivid streaks of color in the sky reflecting on the wet sand and tide pools, the silhouetted sea stacks and rugged coastline, the twinkling lights of Port Orford, all made the scene nothing short of magical!

Quote of the Day: “Red is the ultimate cure for sadness.” ~ Bill Blass

Nikon D700, 20 mm f/2.8D Lens @ f/4.0, 1/60 second exposure. ISO 200. (1/12/2012, 5:23 PM. Port Orford, Oregon USA)

Exif: F Number: 4, ExposureTime: 100/5999 seconds, ISO: 200, FocalLength: 20.00 mm, Model: NIKON D700


Larry L. Redmon level-deluxe January 29, 2012

Outstanding shot, Randall! #1440022

Michelle Alton January 30, 2012

Almost like lava. Breathtaking. #9955078

Hayden Cannon level-classic January 30, 2012

I agree, this is breathtaking, simply stunning capture Randall #9955422

Lisa J. Chorny February 26, 2012

Absolutely beautiful, Randall! What did you use for post processing? It has a little bit of a metallic look. #10003013

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