A few weeks ago after a day of skiing under a cloudy sky, my sunset expectations were low. Was I wrong! Towards the end of the day, the cloud cover moved a bit and revealed an open sky along parts of the horizon. This was when I became more optimistic.
There is a little beach with several piers within walking distance of the hotel where I stayed that weekend. I have been there before and really enjoy the view it has. There is a small gazebo as well that is used for weddings; obviously not during the winter season.
There is a hint of color in the sky, but nothing to get too excited.
But it didn’t take long until nice pastel colors started to appear. Here’s a view along the shore where several vacation homes have their own private beaches and piers.
As time progressed, the sky turned orange. This is the same pier I shot a few years ago (Pier at Lake Tahoe).
And then the show really begun. It was amazing how the entire sky caught fire. And since this is a lake, we got this beautiful reflection. This is a view from the top of the pier.
There is nothing more boring than having 50 identical images. When I am outside taking landscape pictures, I try to change the composition, change the lens and/or move around. So here I moved a bit further to the right hand side to capture the pier from the other side.
This was an amazing evening with a really psychedelic sunset. I was fortunate to be up there in the Sierra that evening to experience this. There are some additional pictures I’ll share on this blog in the near future. Stay tuned!
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