Tunnel Vision

Sometimes I can see the weather starting to bring all the pieces together for a dramatic sunset and this evening was one such instance. I noticed some cool clouds covering most of the sky except toward the horizon where it was a mix of clear and some cloud streaks. This scenario is what you look for in the hopes the setting sun lights the whole cloudy sky dramatically. Now to the tunnel vision, I set my tripod up in a field way to the right of this image viewpoint and was looking directly at the setting sun behind the farm. Things were getting better and better and I was fixated on the developing shot before me when all of a sudden I noticed the grass being illuminated by the sun and the sky was looking nice as well. I left my tripod set up and ran to get a second camera to capture this fleeting moment which reminds me of a painting. I did get my shot from the original spot and it is nice, but the sunset never really reached its full potential and that’s how it goes sometimes.

10 responses to “Tunnel Vision

  1. I second the idea of supporting and bringing attention to your work, although we don’t have instagram either. Does this make us old farts?? 🙂

    This is a great shot and you have a keen eye for lighting!! Thanks for sharing!

  2. This is lovely, quiet and also feels like home to me, as someone else has said The light on the wall in the barn is better than a sunset for this scene.

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