Warm and Cold

Going through optometry school, we learned a great deal about optics.  And not just ophthalmic optics.  We learned why the sky is blue (Raleigh Scattering), why the moon looks larger near the horizon than directly overhead, and even how the hues of certain colors can change from day to night.  Even once I understood the science behind all of this, I’m still amazed of all the colors that can be created under certain conditions.  It’s days like this that make me realize how much I enjoying being a photographer.

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8 responses

  1. Wow, love the tones of the dead items in contrast to that wonderfully fireific sky. Great work man!

    May 10, 2011 at 8:23 am

  2. Awesome sunset! Love the range of color in the sky.

    May 10, 2011 at 8:51 am

  3. That sunset was photogenic! 🙂

    May 10, 2011 at 9:26 am

  4. Nice shot. Gotta love how colors play out sometimes.

    May 10, 2011 at 9:59 am

  5. Wow, great sunset!

    May 10, 2011 at 11:24 am

  6. Wow, this is stunning Scott! Nice job!

    May 10, 2011 at 11:52 am

  7. Great shot! Photography is just a great lateral move for us optometrists 😉 I bring up the Zenith moon phenomenon quite a bit 😉

    May 10, 2011 at 4:59 pm

  8. This is beautiful. I think I saw a TwitPic of this as well. Thanks for the light lesson.

    May 16, 2011 at 9:55 am

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