Sunset Blues

© Martha R. Mazon

Sunset Blues

Uploaded: April 15, 2017 | Entered: April 15, 2017 09:05:15


I don't know what these flowers are called, but I love them. After a sparse few years due to the drought, this year's rains produced abundant displays of them all over SF, especially along the waterfront. Shot last night. UPDATE: the flowers are Echium.

For the PG101 Moody Blues Theme

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Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 15, 2017

Beautifully composed and captured - Great view and depth! #1684110

Harvey A. Ravitch April 15, 2017

Super pov, & composition! Excellent capture! #11583658

Patrick Rouzes level-classic April 15, 2017

Love the depth, colors, clarity, light & scene, Martha. Looks a lot like St. John's Harbor- w/o the bridge. Beautiful! #11583660

John Connolly April 15, 2017

What a magic scene and capture Martha! SF never looked better, you have excelled yourself with this one! #11583692

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures April 15, 2017

such fantastic depth here Martha and your pov is super as well as the exposure!! Love this!! Hope to see it again! #11583752

Chris Budny level-deluxe April 16, 2017

Lovely capture! Hard to believe there are millions of people not far out of frame! #11583821

Joy Rector April 16, 2017

beautiful #11583835

Mitch Spence level-classic April 16, 2017

I love the pov here, with the flowers and hill as foreground. Gorgeous mix of colors and natural plus human made. Are these flowers perhaps a type of liatris? #11583883

Martha R. Mazon level-classic April 16, 2017 1

Thanks for the lovely comments, everyone! Mitch, that's an interesting thought. I did some searching and came up with the name: Echium. It's related, interestingly, to borage--which has the same hue and attraction to bees, but such a different shape. #11583890

Terry A. Stoa April 16, 2017

Those flowers really make for a lovely foreground in this shot that includes your iconic bridge. That landscape is sure lush this year. #11583934

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic May 31, 2017

Congratulations on your Finalist, Martha! #11602282

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures May 31, 2017

A favorite for April Martha, congratulations on it being a Finalist and good luck in the gold round!! #11602315

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe May 31, 2017

Gorgeous capture and Finalist. Congrats! #11602338

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures June 01, 2017

Huge congratulations Martha on your gold winner!! #11602771

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 01, 2017

Congrats Martha on your Outstanding Win! #11602798

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic June 01, 2017

Martha, congratulations on your Second Place GOLD! #11602880

Chris Budny level-deluxe June 01, 2017

So well done! Perfectly Cali; Congratulations! #11602918

Michele Peterson level-classic June 01, 2017

Definitely a favorite of mine, so happy to see this get gold! Congratulations, Martha! #11603098

Harvey A. Ravitch June 01, 2017

Congratulations! Love this image! #11603113

Emile Abbott level-classic June 01, 2017

Congratulations Martha on excellent Gold Winner #11603194

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic June 02, 2017

Glad to see this as a gold winner. Congratulations! #11603620

Patrick Rouzes level-classic June 02, 2017

Big Congrats on this well-deserved Winner, Martha! Thanks for the kind message on my wnning image, my friend! #11603662

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe August 12, 2017

Gorgeous winner and POTD, Martha. #11630468

Rosemary Sampson level-classic August 12, 2017

Unique capture! Well done! #11630474

Leslie McLain level-classic August 12, 2017

Congrats on a beautiful POTD and winner, Martha. #11630480

Chris Budny level-deluxe August 12, 2017 1

Congratulations!! #11630486

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 12, 2017

Congrats Martha on your well deserved POTD! #11630500

Terry A. Stoa August 12, 2017

Congratulations on your POTD aware, Martha! What a fabulous image! #11630519

Nikki McDonald level-classic August 12, 2017

The flowers - and the light - are just beautiful, Martha. Congratulations on the win and the POTD. #11630540

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic August 12, 2017

Martha, this is such a beautiful composition! It's lovely to see it as a POTD... congratulations!! #11630542

Michele Peterson level-classic August 12, 2017

A beautiful perspective, Martha! Congratulations on the POTD! #11630544

Cindy Bendush level-classic August 12, 2017

Beautiful shot Martha! Big congrats on your double golds! #11630547

Martha R. Mazon level-classic August 12, 2017 1

What a nice surprise! Thanks so much for all the lovely comments! #11630572

Lindley Johnson level-classic August 12, 2017

Beautifully composed, with lovely light, Martha. Congratulations on your well-deserved winner and POTD. #11630646

Wally Orlowsky August 13, 2017

Beautiful POTD, Martha!!! #11630806

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures August 13, 2017

So glad to see this again with POTD honors, congratulations Martha!! #11631042

Mitch Spence level-classic August 14, 2017

Just about as lovely as lovely is possibly, Martha. Congratulations on the double gold. #11631128

Carol Quina level-classic August 15, 2017

Congratulations on your POTD! #11631563

Brian Sommers August 18, 2017

Martha, I am flying to SF on Tuesday for the first time. I love your shots and would like to get some pointers from you. Where to shoot from, what to shoot and the settings you use. I am kind of new to photography. #11632240

John Connolly August 18, 2017

Congratulations on your POTD, Martha!
BP still will not answer my emails, maybe they don't need me as a member any more! #11632378

John Connolly August 18, 2017

Congratulations on your POTD, Martha!
BP still will not answer my emails, maybe they don't need me as a member any more! #11632379

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