Thursday, 30 July 2009

SWF - A proper sunset!

Again:
The fine summer weather allowed for swimming in the New Danube this evening,
and we were rewarded with a "proper" sunset:


A big red sun at the horizon...


a lonely bird in the purple haze...


deepening colours,
and an
artistic shot of the setting sun!

What a wonderful summer evening!

Well, we are not the only skywatchers on this planet:

22 comments:

Sylvia K said...

A wonderful summer evening indeed!! What fabulous shots, Maria! The colors are gorgeous, dramatic and I love the bird! Perfect touch!

Enjoy a lovely weekend!

Sylvia

Photo Cache said...

Vienna has some gorgeous summer sunsets. Glad you were out and about and able to photograph it.

Maria said...

Una Bella Notte!
* * *
~All the Best~ Maria

Babooshka said...

Warm orange glow is so welcoming and summery.

Janie said...

Beautiful sunset photos. Great colors. Interesting to see a wind turbine in one of them.

Marju said...

Really beautiful photos!

erin said...

happy thursday...well i guess it is friday there.
beautiful series of lovely summer skies.
and i like your header photo, it's lovely too!

Kessi said...

What a wonderful blog here :-) - here is always summer!! (-;

Wünsche Dir einen wunderschönen Tag, ein bezauberndes Wochenende und alles alles Liebe, Kessi :))

Gaelyn said...

A more than proper sunset indeed. Like your artistic touch as well.

Regina said...

Beautiful sunset!

Linnea W said...

I love all of these (especially the last one)...lucky you to witness such awesome skies!

Arija said...

A superb summer sunset...the last shot is stunning.

Small City Scenes said...

Super shots, Maria. Very dramatic. Great colors. MB

Tricia said...

Bee-U-Tee-Ful sunset photos! I love them all!

Happy SWF!

Light and Voices said...

That last photograph is awesome!
Joyce M

Dirk said...

Immer wieder schön, die Sonnenuntergang im Sommer. Schöner Bilder!

Lady Di Tn said...

Yes beautiful photos of the sunset. Peace

Joseph Pulikotil said...

Hi Maria:)

Amazing photos of breathtaking sunset. Absolutely gorgeous and breathtaking! The burning red sky with a golden,yellow sun makes a stunning visual treat. Wonderful photography.

Unfortunately, we in Kochi can't see the sun set because the sky is always cloudy and dark. So I can over to see your lovely sun set. But I could not see any one swimming. I think I am late:)

Have a bright and beautiful day Maria:)
Joseph

J Bar said...

Good shots.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

ayamlin said...

Hi Maria!
very beautiful!!
I don't have rivers near my house.
So when I see your photo at the river side, I think I wish I lived in your town!
by the way do you have summer festivals in Vienna?

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