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Please tell us about one of the most beautiful sunsets that you have seen and give us any other details that you would like to include such as special occasions, persons, places, colors, scenery, seasons or pertinent fun details. Thanks.
 
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The view from my front yard...

I entered this photo and a few others in a local credit union photo contest for their calendar. Credit union members voted. This was July. Big Grin

As far as pertinent details. Give me peace and quiet, a sunrise or sunset, my camera, and let me commune with G*d.
I like people. I like being around people. I love my DH, family, and BFFs. But there are times I like quiet: early morning, lunch time at work (I generally eat in the office with the door closed and NO phone or conversation), early evening as the sun sets.

 
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This sunset got honorable mention in the same photo contest and was in a collage on the back cover of the calendar.

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This is very timely for me. Last night as we were playing Mah Jongg and I was facing the window, I pointed out to the other ladies the sun setting on the house next door. Of course the scene itself isn't as grand as just nature but I love that light and have photographed it often.
 
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KeepYourStitches,

You are so sweet to share those fun and enjoyable pictures. I never did see the sunset photo but I loved seeing all of the pictures including your cute G.K.s, your wedding and the canoe photos. Its so nice to put a face with a name. I would love to be on the lake in a kayak tomorrow. Thank you.
 
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Keep Your STitches,

Oh my Gosh, NOw I see them. Oh Wow, Do I ever see them. I don't know why my screen didn't facilitate the appearance until now. There they are sneaking up on me like a real sunset. Those are awesome, awesome, awesome. THANK YOU

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Hi Lady, I'm glad that you are able to see the sunset from the interior of your home as it bounces off your neighbor's home. That sounds delightful.

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Stitches,

What kind of camera did you use for those photos?
 
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Smile Thank you for the compliments.
I carry a little Olympus camera in my purse at all times. It's about the size of a deck of cards...maybe a bit bigger.

Olympus FE-350
8.0 megapixel
5x optical zoom

It's several years old, so almost "old-school" by now. Wink The newer versions are around $100 - give or take. I'm sure that there are other brands just as good.

Some of my photos have been taken with an Olympus Camedia Digital Camera C-5050 zoom
5.0 megapixel
F1.8
Fixed lens
It has a somewhat better zoom, but I can't find the x power on the front of the camera.

It's larger, more like a film camera and you can get a good grip on it. I want to say that DH gave close to $700 for it sometime in 2002 or thereabouts. Yes. my bottom jaw dropped when he brought it in.

There's not much difference between photo quality with the two cameras.

Once in a blue moon I'd like to have a camera with a better zoom so that I could get a picture of that "once in a blue moon." Neither of our cameras will zoom in close enough to get that big ol' moon up there. But overall, I am extremely pleased with my $100 camera.
 
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Sunset in Key West from the deck of the ship.

Where we live we don't get a lot of great sunsets, ours are sunrises.

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Charming, Thank you. A picture is truly worth a thousand words.
 
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I was in Canada during this Spring and sprained my foot while there. Ouch doesn't cover it. We drove through an area on the shore in search of beautiful scenery at the end of day light. My husband pulled onto a dead end street. I got out of the car and hobbled down the street to discover an idyllic path down a long steep set of rustic steps to the shore. My husband was birthing a whale because of my compromised mobility. I'm sure he wouldn't have chosen that street if he had seen the stairs. I'll cherish the adventure and it will become more lovely in my memory...but I haven't seen my photo's yet. My husband was making too much noise for me to take more steps. There's no way I could have done that. Stupid Sprain!

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I've seen lots of them, but this one really sticks in my mind. It's on the island of Kauai in Hawaii. We were staying in a cottage right there on the beach. The colors changed minute to minute and day by day. Taken in early April 2009.


www.floridafarmgirlsworld.blogspot.com


Life isn't about how to survive the storm, but how to dance in the rain.


 
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Those are awesome splendiferous photo's Florida Farm Girl. I love the quilts too and admire your patience for such wonderful needlework.
 
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Leafly, thanks for stopping by and I'm glad you enjoyed the visit.


www.floridafarmgirlsworld.blogspot.com


Life isn't about how to survive the storm, but how to dance in the rain.
 
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You are welcome
 
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