Winter silouettes, sunrises and sunsets

whaas_5a(5A SE WI)January 14, 2014

Winter is the time of year I get the best sunrises and sunsets from the comfort of my home.

The sky was on fire this morning so thought I share a few.

Please share your winter silhouettes, sunrises and sunsets.

Mainly looking a Eastern Cottonwood, Sugar Maple, Basswood, Crabapple, Northern Pin Oak, White Pine and Green/White Ash in these pictures.

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hortster(6a, southcentral KS)

Very nice pix, whaas! Please send a couple of those sunrises/sunsets down here. I'll be waiting...

hortster

    Bookmark   January 14, 2014 at 3:47PM
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j0nd03

A+++++ pics, whaas!! I might steal one of those for a Facebook cover photo...

Here are a couple I've taken but they certainly are pretty mundane after that opening series

Smoke from a forest fire

My daughter touching snow for the first time

Her immediate reaction

    Bookmark   January 14, 2014 at 4:41PM
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nurseryman33(4/5)

Sunrise through the elms.

    Bookmark   January 14, 2014 at 8:33PM
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nurseryman33(4/5)

Sunset, Left to Right: aspen grove, yellow birch, concolor fir, Eastern cottonwoods.

    Bookmark   January 14, 2014 at 8:54PM
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whaas_5a(5A SE WI)

Forgot I even posted this!

Thanks for the pics and comments.

Jon, the little ones sure are entertaining aren't they!?

    Bookmark   January 18, 2014 at 10:14AM
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mikebotann(8a SE of Seattle)

Sunrise over the Cedar River Valley from the garden. The trees are Pseudotsuga menziesii, aka Douglas Fir.
Mike

    Bookmark   January 18, 2014 at 11:35AM
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jujujojo_gw(6b 7a)

Posted by mikebotann 8a SE of Seattle (mikebotann@gmail.com) on Sat, Jan 18, 14 at 11:35

Wisconsin is very different from Seattle. The pictures do not tell. Wisconsin is extremely flat, cold and alkline. The people are agricultural with a culture some described as crazy.

This post was edited by jujujojo on Sat, Jan 18, 14 at 11:39

    Bookmark   January 18, 2014 at 11:37AM
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mikebotann(8a SE of Seattle)

jujujojo, I've only been to Wisconsin once, but I would think the culture in Seattle is crazier than the Cheeseheads in Wisconsin. Just look at the Seahawk fans.
Mike

    Bookmark   January 18, 2014 at 12:04PM
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mikebotann(8a SE of Seattle)

Christmas morning 12 25 2003 Looking east across the pond.
Mike

    Bookmark   January 19, 2014 at 9:11AM
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jujujojo_gw(6b 7a)

It is okay for same sex to hold hands because holding hands only means friendship in China.

The winter is cold, long and snowy ... this event last only one month during the coldest season but more than one million people visit each year :-)

    Bookmark   January 19, 2014 at 9:45AM
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j0nd03

A couple more from me


    Bookmark   January 19, 2014 at 9:54AM
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deltaohio

jujujojo.........those are awesome pictures. Did you take them.

Frank

    Bookmark   January 19, 2014 at 11:22AM
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mikebotann(8a SE of Seattle)

This one was taken in Wheeler, Oregon a few years ago. People were pulling over to take this picture. One kid took a picture of it reflected on the side of his freshly washed car. I should have done that too, but I had been on the road for a few days and my car needed washing. I thought it was a good idea though.
Mike

    Bookmark   January 22, 2014 at 7:10AM
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mikebotann(8a SE of Seattle)

This picture is a reflection of the morning sky and trees in the pond. It looks a bit like a painting.
Mike

    Bookmark   January 22, 2014 at 7:17AM
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deltaohio

I like both of your pictures Mike but the last one is killer,

Frank

    Bookmark   January 22, 2014 at 6:24PM
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NHBabs(4b-5aNH)

Some lovely photos here!
Here's sunset over the river with a spruce on the right in the foreground, a few oaks and silver maples, but mostly white pines along the bank.
From January 6-11, 2014

A cherry with more white pines

    Bookmark   January 22, 2014 at 9:58PM
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mikebotann(8a SE of Seattle)

Thanks Frank.
I forgot to mention, I flipped the picture because the reflection was upside down and the trees didn't look right.
Mike

    Bookmark   January 23, 2014 at 2:15AM
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mikebotann(8a SE of Seattle)

Sunrise from the deck.
I dug the pond with a bulldozer. Fun! It was a very dry year and the pond hasn't been dry since. I got lucky.
Mike

    Bookmark   January 26, 2014 at 11:50AM
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viburnumvalley(z5/6 KY)

Looking through a >Viburnum dilatatum seedling...

    Bookmark   January 26, 2014 at 12:25PM
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viburnumvalley(z5/6 KY)

And I have always enjoyed the playfulness of my Thuja plicata and Lagerstroemia - finding their own fun making shadow puppets...

    Bookmark   January 26, 2014 at 12:33PM
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whaas_5a(5A SE WI)

Thank you everyone for sharing their pics! Quite a bit of winter left yet!

King Picea glauca

    Bookmark   January 26, 2014 at 2:22PM
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