This is my 80th Skywatch post, which is amazing in itself. But what is perplexing to me is that it took me this long to share this image for Skywatch. I may have shown this before in my photoblog, although I am not really sure, but never on skywatch. Why is it perplexing? Well, this is the first skyscape image that I took where I had an epiphany. I realized that I love to capture skyscape/cloudscapes.
I remember this image perfectly. It was September 2, 2006. We were running errands, it was a weekend. We spent the rest of the afternoon inside the Fry’s Electronics store. We love to browse there. When we were ready to head home (accdg to time stamp it was 7:39 pm) this was what the sky looked like on our drive home. I started shooting (I think this is also where I started to drive-by shoot – because husband wouldn’t pull over). I’ve never before paid much attention to sunsets, but the sky was ablaze. I fell in love right there and then.
So I can trace back my history of skywatching when the first time I really looked at and be bowled over by skyscape was September 2, 2006 @ 7:39 pm along Highway 4 between Concord and Hercules.
Skywatch is a weekly gathering of sky lovers and sky watchers.