This is the kind of photo that you want to edit while listening to Joel Porter (which you should do anyway). We had a spectacular sky leading up to sunset tonight, and I was way out of position when I noticed it.
What had really caught my eye was this blazing hole in the clouds, and the swirling wisps behind it. I pulled to the side of the road, found a gap in the tall chain link fence in my way, and started snapping some shots before the clouds shifted too much.
I’m not always so lucky. Last night, while trying to get home with four TCBY waffle cones for my family still intact, I just barely missed an amazing cloud in the east. So it was nice to be able to catch this. A friend texted me that he was taking his camera down to the river to catch the coming sunset, but I went home to watch it on the deck with my wife. That’s one of our favorite things to do. I’d been on the road for work all day, and just staring up at the sky without having to try to capture it in a photo was some nice R&R indeed.