Turbulent Waters

Last Sunday there was an unusually windy afternoon near Lake Michigan with gusts in the 40 mph range. I decided to see how the lake’s waves were as they came in on a frozen beach. I was surprised by the intensity of those waves as well as the color variations as the sun lit them from behind.

Photos Copyright Jeffrey Foltice

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I decided to create this image in grayscale, emphasizing the high contrast.

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As the sun neared the horizon, the color of the water turned golden.

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And as the sun ended the day, the color became more intense.

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Home on the Dune

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Copyright Jeffrey Foltice

I found this home sitting on the top of a Lake Michigan dune today just before sunset. The golden light from the sun illuminated the dune grass which rose above the blue waters of the big lake in Southwest, Michigan.

Changing Sky

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Photos Copyright Jeffrey Foltice

The sunset was amazing tonight in Southwest, Michigan. The colors intensified and changed during and after the sun went below the horizon. I was in an agricultural area and found the barn pictured above made for an interesting subject in the foreground.

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For the next image I found this tangle of trees to look interesting as they stood starkly against the blazing sky…

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For the final image I combined a man made element of some farm architecture with a grouping of trees as the sky turned a more deep red color.

Equine View

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Copyright Jeffrey Foltice

I captured the moment this horse and rider were enjoying the view of a sunset over Lake Michigan.

 

 

Oh Canada

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Copyright Jeffrey Foltice

I captured the moment this flock of Canada geese were flying as the sun set. The afterglow painted the sky a pale pink color while the group of birds sailed through the air.

Michigan Sunset

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Copyright Jeffrey Foltice

A sunset over lake Michigan is always a work of art to witness. I was happy to capture this colorful moment.