Shooting sunset photography here is like shooting fish in a barrel! Four out of five days the sky is ablaze with color. With little horizon blockage the results are easily obtained and still spectacular.
My new spot is up Portola Parkway toward the toll road. There’s wilderness on both sides and a nearly uninterrupted path to the setting Sun. Thank you highway planners for leaving a place for me to pull over that’s just right.
Oh — and sunset is in the afternoon. Much easier than the East Coast’s sunrise!
This picture shows office buildings near John Wayne Airport (approximately 8 miles) and the distant mountains on Santa Catalina Island (around 46 miles distant).
All the pictures are clickable for larger version.
We headed to the Boynton Beach municipal beach first, then after sunrise down A1A to Boynton Inlet where a fisherman cleaning his catch attracted some pelicans who were interested in a sharing.
My schedule’s so screwed up now there’s nothing I can do to make it worse! With that in mind I asked my former Connecticut buddy “Big John” Fowler if he wanted to head to the beach to catch the sunrise. Like so many inland Florida residents he never goes to the beach.
We headed to the Boynton Beach municipal beach first, then after sunrise down A1A to Boynton Inlet where a fisherman cleaning his catch attracted some pelicans who were interested in sharing.
Here’s a feel for what we saw on this coolish morning. Click on a photo for a much larger view.