Friday, August 29, 2008

Sky Watch Friday

(c) Misty DawnS

Ahhh yes, I'm sure if you have seen my photos before, especially my Sky Watch photos, you will remember the cemetery gate. Yep, I've become infatuated with it again. I love trying to time when I get to the gate and capture the sunset at the perfect moment in relation to the gate. The people around here have become accustomed to seeing me standing in the ditch, on my tip toes, across the road, even lying down, trying to capture exactly what I want. They just smile and wave, and even sometimes beep, and continue on their way, while they discuss with one another how photographer people from Ohio are rather strange.

Oh well, I have a blast. In fact, I may be needing some self storage just for my cemetery sunset pics ;-) If anyone calls while I'm out, Hubs just says, "She's going to the cemetery and looking for deer on her way there." :-D

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Beautiful shot and composition.


great picture and you captured the colors perfectly


A beautiful shot it looks like it should be in a horror movie like pet cemetery or something.Very cool great colors


Awesome contrast, the cemetery gate and the sunset. I have not seen your series of "gate" shots before -- this is a first. Thanks for sharing. I just posted my first contribution to SkyWatch. Very different than yours. Hope you will stop by and leave a link.

This Is My Blog - fishing guy

Misty: Let me sign up to get this capture. It is so beautiful and it's no wonder your drawn back my friend.


Awesome gate! I love these shots of yours.


WOW i love the gates transition into night


Magnificent composition and colors!
You did a wonderful job.
Good hunting! ;-)


Dramatic shot! Really I love it

Harry Makertia

Stunning sunset! Love it very much. Happy SWF.


Now that is way cool! A wonderful capture! Gorgeous!
Cheers, Klaus


Love it Misty


Wonderful Sky Watch-post!


I don't care how many pictures I've seen with that cemetery great - I think it's just fantastic and that sunset is gorgeous!

Photo Cache

Simply spectacular sky. You captured it fabulously.


I love your cemetery gate photos. I can see why you're obsessed.

I love the colors in the sky, and they do look so nice with that black gate against them.


Another gorgeous sky! And this one is golden!

Mom Knows Everything

That looks like something out of a movie!!!


What an amazing sunset … and I can see why you’re fascinated with this cemetery gate. Mine's up at Sacred Ruminations this morning ... along with a bit of Haiku just because ;--)
Hugs and blessings,


This is stunning!

Jane Hards Photography

This is absolutely stunning. I can see why you are obssessed with those gates. They are so photogenic.



I love this shot!

Could be a Stephen King book cover!! :)

( and -that's a compliment! I LOVE SK books!!)

Junie Rose


Another beautiful sky! I love the amber color...I loved your story about your husband and his remarks to people when they call you...(lol)

Really, the cemetary gate is gorgeous and you captured it beautifully!!!


This is an absolutely incredible picture. The cloud formation and the color, and that gate is wonderful. I'd be there every good sunset if it were easy to get to. Excellent capture!


Oh my goodness, I actually feel old now. I remember the cemetery gate...

Excellent sky above it though Mist. And I love how you have the gate at such a sharp angle.

Kahshe Cottager

Wowee!! This is stunning!!!


Wow--what a beautiful shot!


Wonderful sunset, a sheer delight, especially with the gateway? It reminds one of old ruins. Very beautiful.


It's really fantastic. I also love your cemitery gates photos. The color of the sunset is stunning, as well as the clouds.


Absolutely gorgeous!!!

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