Rays of Light

9 Aug

Since we’ve actually had something besides bright blue clear skies, it’s made for some interesting pictures.

I love the idea that we’ve reached the silver lining and this drought is finally retreating.  Dare I hope…

Linking to Friday’s Fences, Farmgirl Friday, Skywatch FridayThankful Thursday and Thursday Favorite Things.

56 Responses to “Rays of Light”

  1. TexWisGirl August 9, 2012 at 4:59 pm #

    love this shot! really like the fence in its spider-webbing effect. 🙂

    • Teresa August 9, 2012 at 5:01 pm #

      It’s one of my favorite places for sunset shots. 🙂

  2. Linda August 9, 2012 at 5:36 pm #

    This is a gorgeous viewpoint! I love that fence also – very interesting!

    • Teresa August 9, 2012 at 5:39 pm #

      Thanks. I really do love where I live for its beauty.

  3. Texan August 9, 2012 at 5:45 pm #

    nice photo !!! I hope your drought ends soon! I know how hard those are on things sigghh…

    • Teresa August 9, 2012 at 5:47 pm #

      The evening news shot down my optimism. With the new drought report out we went from 30% to 60% of the state in extreme drought, and the remainder is in severe drought. I guess I can still hope. 🙂

  4. Buttons August 9, 2012 at 5:49 pm #

    Oh I do hope so Teresa. Love the photo, B

    • Teresa August 9, 2012 at 5:51 pm #

      Thanks. Even if it isn’t truly ending yet, I’m enjoying the cooler temperatures we’ve got right now.

  5. EG CameraGirl , Canada August 9, 2012 at 5:54 pm #

    U really, REALLY hope you get sufficient rain to end the drought! 🙂

    • Teresa August 9, 2012 at 7:28 pm #

      I’m sure we will eventually. I just don’t know when…

  6. Beth - VA August 9, 2012 at 6:07 pm #

    beautiful shot. love it!! thanks again for the blog info. we bloggers have to stick together. thanks, for having my back. ha. ha!! big hugs. (:

    • Teresa August 9, 2012 at 7:28 pm #

      Thanks. It’s tricky. We really need a users guide for blogging. 🙂

  7. Barb August 9, 2012 at 6:15 pm #

    Gorgeous photo! Love the light shining through the clouds and the silhouette of the fence.

    • Teresa August 9, 2012 at 7:28 pm #

      Thanks. It really was a beautiful evening.

  8. Sharon Qualls August 9, 2012 at 6:45 pm #

    Beautiful! One for your calendar!

    As far as the end of drought… one can always hope.

    • Teresa August 9, 2012 at 7:29 pm #

      I am actually starting to go through and try and find the pictures for next year’s calendar. I’ll have to keep this one in mind.

  9. Janis August 9, 2012 at 7:26 pm #

    Awesome shot…love how the light is coming through the clouds!

    • Teresa August 9, 2012 at 7:29 pm #

      Thanks. We haven’t even had many clouds to give us these kinds of shots all summer.

  10. Mama Zen August 9, 2012 at 7:57 pm #

    I love this! Beautifully composed.

    • Teresa August 9, 2012 at 8:00 pm #

      Thanks. I’m glad you stopped by.

  11. Gail August 9, 2012 at 7:59 pm #

    Oh, I hope so! Your image is so beautiful.

    • Teresa August 9, 2012 at 8:01 pm #

      Thank you. I love seeing those clouds and having the cooler weather.

  12. Kathy August 9, 2012 at 8:18 pm #

    I’m hoping for you too! And I love this photo, by the way!

    • Teresa August 9, 2012 at 8:51 pm #

      I’m glad to hear you like the picture. I really am ready for a change in the weather pattern.

  13. Lea August 9, 2012 at 8:21 pm #

    Wonderful!
    Happy Sky Watch friday!
    Lea
    Lea’s Menagerie

    • Teresa August 9, 2012 at 9:00 pm #

      Thanks. I’m so glad you stopped by!

  14. Ruby Manchanda August 9, 2012 at 8:32 pm #

    It is a classic picture. Holds so many stories

    • Teresa August 9, 2012 at 8:53 pm #

      Thanks. If only those hills could talk, they would tell us all kinds of tales.

  15. Marie August 9, 2012 at 9:32 pm #

    Really amazing photo! The sky takes your breath away but you can see the ragged fence just at the edge of the shot.

    • Teresa August 9, 2012 at 9:43 pm #

      Thanks. That fence is just wonderful for sunsets.

  16. jim August 9, 2012 at 9:35 pm #

    Beautiful shot.

  17. Peter B August 9, 2012 at 9:55 pm #

    That’s an incredible sky. I like the old fence in the foreground. Great photo!

    • Teresa August 9, 2012 at 10:10 pm #

      It really is pretty amazing when nature shows us those beautiful scenes.

  18. sylviakirk August 9, 2012 at 10:01 pm #

    What a gorgeous capture! I do love the rays of light! Such dramatic skies!! Have a great weekend!

    • Teresa August 9, 2012 at 10:10 pm #

      Thanks for stopping by. I hope you have a great weekend as well.

  19. Judy August 9, 2012 at 10:14 pm #

    I sure hope the drought is over!!
    Those sunbeams are called crepuscular rays. Isn’t that a wonderful word?
    I enlarged your photo, to get a better look at those fantastic clouds, and the fence is so cool!! I love it!!

    • Teresa August 9, 2012 at 10:18 pm #

      Well, that’s quite the word! Thank you. It’s an old fence~they always have character.

  20. CAS August 9, 2012 at 11:10 pm #

    Absolutely gorgeous! Thanks so much for your kind comments on my blog post.

    FYI: Do you know you have a No Reply email? Sometimes bloggers don’t realize this, so just thought I’d mention it.

    CAS

    • Teresa August 9, 2012 at 11:11 pm #

      Thanks. Not sure what you mean by a no reply e-mail.

  21. Mimi Foxmorton August 10, 2012 at 5:54 am #

    Some serious beauty!

    • Teresa August 10, 2012 at 7:45 am #

      I’m surrounded by beauty here all the time.

  22. Boom & Gary August 10, 2012 at 6:23 am #

    Beautiful capture of the rays!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

    • Teresa August 10, 2012 at 7:45 am #

      Thanks. I love when we have the clouds to let them filter through.

  23. Emille August 10, 2012 at 3:19 pm #

    What a dramatic sky! Hope is always good:)

    • Teresa August 10, 2012 at 3:27 pm #

      It seems like all we’ve had for most of the summer. Glad we’ve actually had some rain lately to keep the hope going.

  24. Coloring Outside the Lines August 10, 2012 at 3:31 pm #

    Wow- great capture Teresa!

    • Teresa August 10, 2012 at 3:38 pm #

      Thanks. It’s always nice to be in the right place at the right time.

  25. Candy C. August 10, 2012 at 4:24 pm #

    It does look like a silver lining! 🙂
    We had rays streaking down this morning too but I was just too busy to grab the camera. 😦
    P.S. I like your watermark on this photo!

    • Teresa August 10, 2012 at 4:39 pm #

      I keep thinking I need to do the watermark on all of them, but it’s so much work. I know. I know… We had beautiful clouds with an approaching storm then next day, but I was busy trying to get ready for the storm and didn’t get to take many pictures. Guess I have to have my priorities. 🙂

  26. NatureFootstep Photo August 10, 2012 at 5:27 pm #

    that is a very good shot. Love how the rays lights up that part of the sky.:)

    • Teresa August 10, 2012 at 6:22 pm #

      Thanks. It was very dramatic.

  27. faye August 11, 2012 at 2:32 am #

    You truly live in a gorgeous place. Love your sunset photos. This one is so dramatic with the darkness in the foreground. And yes, a break in the heat is so welcome. We’re having the first cool weekend in months in KY–80s.

    • Teresa August 11, 2012 at 8:14 am #

      Glad to hear you are getting a break as well. I’m glad to hear you like the picture. I do agree I live in a very beautiful place.

  28. Katherines Corner August 14, 2012 at 10:55 pm #

    lovely photo xo

    • Teresa August 15, 2012 at 6:38 am #

      Thanks. 🙂 I’m glad you stopped by.

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