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Sky Watch #275: Go Niners!

31 Jan

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In line with the staging of Super Bowl this Sunday, my Skywatch image today is a twilight scene from New Orleans taken in November, after the Thanksgiving Holiday. We were flying to New Orleans from San Fran to catch a cruise to the Caribbean. The plane was filled with 1) cruisers and 2) 49er fans. The San Francisco 49ers were in New Orleans to play the Saints that Sunday.

This is a twilight scene from Jackson Square with Jackson’s statue and a frontal view of the St. Louis Cathedral.

Go Niners!!!!!

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20 Comments

Posted by on January 31, 2013 in sky watch

 

20 responses to “Sky Watch #275: Go Niners!

  1. ladyfi

    January 31, 2013 at 11:50 am

    Wonderful lighting in this lovely shot.

     
  2. HansHB

    January 31, 2013 at 10:21 pm

    Great photo!
    Lovely to see this!

     
  3. Lew

    January 31, 2013 at 10:48 pm

    Love the silhouette of Jackson against the sky!

     
  4. Eileen

    January 31, 2013 at 10:55 pm

    What a pretty scene! I love the statue! Happy Skywatching!

     
  5. sylviakirk

    January 31, 2013 at 11:08 pm

    Ah, what great memories this photo brought me!! I lived in New Orleans for a short time and loved it and its history!! Beautiful capture for the day! Love those clear, clear skies!! Have a great weekend!!

     
  6. Judy

    January 31, 2013 at 11:14 pm

    I love the light reflected in the windows of the cathedral!!

     
  7. genie

    February 1, 2013 at 12:43 am

    This is such a beautiful place for a picture…especially at night. I remember it well. My daddy was from NOLA so it holds a very special place in my heart. genie

     
  8. Carver

    February 1, 2013 at 2:12 am

    That’s a wonderful shot. Happy Weekend ahead!

     
  9. Al

    February 1, 2013 at 2:12 am

    A nice twilight shot. Enjoy the cruise, and since my Broncos decided not to play well a couple of weeks ago, good luck to your 49ers!

     
  10. magiceye

    February 1, 2013 at 4:40 am

    Marvelous capture!!

     
  11. AVCr8teur

    February 1, 2013 at 5:05 am

    Lovely night sky. The statue with the horse really stands out! I second that, Go Niners!

     
  12. Liz

    February 1, 2013 at 5:34 am

    Love the color of your sky. Happy sky watching. Thanks for dropping by.

     
  13. Steffi

    February 1, 2013 at 6:29 am

    Very beautiful photo for SWF!
    Thank you for sharing and have a nice weekend!

     
  14. Ebie

    February 1, 2013 at 7:43 am

    I am not a football fan, but I will root for our State’s team. Go niners!

    We did not picked any particular choices of restaurants because we were busy moving from one place to the other taking photos. We eat at any place wherever our cameras take us. But we frequent Bridge Street.

     
  15. pearlmaple

    February 1, 2013 at 9:41 am

    Nice view of the night sky, looks like a pretty city to visit

     
  16. LOLfromPasa

    February 1, 2013 at 8:10 pm

    Great photo! Looking at the thumbnail…just had to click to enlarge it. Not disappointed.

     
  17. Sallie (FullTime-Life)

    February 1, 2013 at 9:32 pm

    What a beautiful city skyline!

     
  18. SusieOfArabia

    February 2, 2013 at 6:39 pm

    What a spectacular setting shot at a magical time of day! Just lovely!

     
  19. eden

    February 3, 2013 at 10:07 am

    Wow..stunning capture!

     
  20. Kalantikan

    February 5, 2013 at 4:03 am

    Of course i will say it is beautiful as always, but it truly is!

     

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