Tag Archives: Sun Set

Sun Going Down

This was our first night in the area and I scouted a sunset spot using Google Maps and The Photographer’s Ephemeris phone app. The color was subtle over Brickyard Creek and there wasn’t much of a foreground but it ended up being a pretty good choice.

Sun Setting Over Brickyard Creek
Sun Setting Over Brickyard Creek

After the sun disappeared three kayakers  worked their way back to the boat launch, impressed with what they had seen. Voices really carry over water!

Sun Set After Glow Over Brickyard Creek
Sun Set After Glow Over Brickyard Creek

Click on either image for a larger view. 

Do Dogs Like Sunsets?

Do Dogs Like Sunsets?

Maybe they don’t care, but they sure like walks on the beach!

Man and Dogs Watching Sunset
Man and Dogs Watching Sunset, second dog is directly behind the man

It was a beautiful end to the day, the tide was out and there was very little breeze. The temperature around 60 degrees F (15 C) belied that it is still winter in South Carolina.

Man and Dogs Watching Sunset
Man and Dogs Watching Sunset

Sun setting behind Folly River from Folly Beach County Park, 2/6/2018.

Sunset and a Shrimp Boat

I was searching for a spot to take the rising “super” moon on Sunday. Unfortunately along with the full moon comes high tide eliminating the best spots to get most local landmarks in the shot. I finally decided to try the road that crosses Folly Creek which would have the bonus of a good spot to see the sun go down.

Sunset with Docked Shrimp Boat
Sunset with Docked Shrimp Boat – click on photo for larger view

A couple of commercial shrimp boats dock on this spit of land and make a nice addition to a sunset photo.

Sunset with Docked Shrimp Boat
Sunset with Docked Shrimp Boat – click on photo for larger view

My moon shots were a bust due to my own failings. I thought the horizon was clouding over and that the chances the  moon would be visible at the horizon were low. So I walked away from the car without my tripod. Using the bridge railing to steady my shots wasn’t enough at the required slow speeds. Maybe the weather will cooperate next month, or maybe the next, for another try.