The sun provides ample illumination to backlight a Rhododendron flower at Roan Mountain Rhododendron Gardens in North Carolina
The sun has set at Lake Hickory, North Carolina
The unusually “atomic” glow of the sun almost mesmerizes these two people on the beach
After three weeks of sunsets, it is time to appreciate the beauty of monochrome. The bright sun in the sky creates interesting shadows and silhouettes at a pier on the ocean.
We end our series on Florida sunsets with an image of the glow after the sun has set at Estero, Florida
A sliver of the setting sun creates silhouettes of the palm tree in Bonita Springs, Florida
The sun about to disappear over the horizon at Bonita Springs, Florida
It is time to get out of the ocean as the sun has already set at Naples Pier, Florida
The bright sun casts a golden glow around the pier at Naples, Florida
While the beach is a little cold during the day, crowds gather in the evening to watch the setting sun at Sunset Beach, North Carolina
A boat passes under the bridge in Sunset Beach while the sun dazzles in this monochrome image
“Riders of the Dawn” by Adolph Alexander Weinman at Brookgreen Gardens, Murrells Inlet.
The horses plunge forward, half rearing, with forelegs doubled and heads tossing. One rider leans back to draw a bow while the other turns sidewise, blowing a conch. Beneath the horses is the rayed disc of the rising sun, with water curling in scrolls around it and rising beneath the horses in plumes of spray.
There is a surreal calm after the sun has set at Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
Lens flare from the setting sun at Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
As the sun begins to set at Murrells Inlet in South Carolina, restaurant lights create an ambience for waterfront dining
A monochrome image of the sun reflecting off the water at Murrells Inlet
The sun sets in the middle of the SkyWheel at Myrtle Beach creating a dramatic image with reflections and silhouettes
The sun shines through the center of the SkyWheel at Myrtle Beach
The underside of a pier is lit up by the golden hue of the setting sun at Myrtle Beach, SC
The clouds and ridges of Blue Ridge Mountains are accentuated by the setting sun