Thursday, July 12, 2012

SWF>>>Beginning to end

I am linking up with Skywatch Friday and Green Day

Here are some scenes from the beginning to the end of my day. I wrote on a previous post my sunrises look the same each clear morning. So here are more of my sunrise shots taken in the same spot.

You can click on the photos for a larger image.






LOL, I just can not have a post without birds so I am also including a few of my yardbirds , the cardinal above and a bluejay below

And a trio of Mourning Doves posing sweetly for me and my camera.


In the evening I saw the clouds breaking apart and the sun setting turned the clouds a pretty pink.


I love the pastel colors, the pink and different shades of blue. It was a beautiful evening for skywatching.



I have a setting on my camera where I can choose take a photo using vivid colors. The shot above is with using the vivid color setting. The sky did not really look this darker pink, but I think it is cool how the color changed in the clouds.


As you can see above the pink is a much lighter color but still very pretty. I hope you enjoyed my skies.
To see more of the lovely green visit Green Day and for more beautiful skies from around the world, please visit Skywatch Friday.  Thanks to the hosts: Sylvia and Sandy.Thank you also for stopping by to see my post. Have a safe and HAPPY weekend.


56 comments:

Fiona said...

Good morning Eileen,

your photos are just wonderful today.

I love the different skies
and the beautiful birds
the photos are so clear and perfect.

I hope that you have a lovely day.

Fiona

Sue said...

Beautiful skies, Eileen. And it wouldn't be YOU without the birds. It's why I enjoy your blog so much. Have a great weekend--it's coming up so fast, isnt' it?

diane b said...

The skies are beautiful and I love he haughty looking doves.

Crafty Green Poet said...

what beautiful skies, the birds are lovely too of course!

rainfield61 said...

Beautiful skies, and birds, and weekend.

And more pictures of birds for us.

TexWisGirl said...

beautiful pinks. i love that mourning dove shot!

Gillian Olson said...

Lovely skies, morning and evening and thanks for throwing in those birds, wondeful shots.

grammie g said...

Hi Eileen...What would it be like if we didn't have many photos of the beauty of the sunrise and sunset!!
Your's are marvelous...and of course can't forget our feathered
friends!: }
Grace

Rohrerbot said...

Your skies are beautiful! Love the colors. And the mourning doves look so innocent:) This morning they were waiting outside for me to feed them. Killer stares:) Scary:)

Cecilia Artista said...

Beautiful skies!
Like your sweet birds too!

NatureStop said...

Eileen, I love your morninga nd evening skies..just beautiful and those doves are my favourite.Have a great weekend!

Shantana

Gary said...

Beautiful skies!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Carol said...

Beautiful sky shots! And I love the birds.

NatureFootstep said...

great skyshots.

HansHB said...

An awesome sky, lovely birds! This is a great post!

TheDeeZone said...

Very pretty. Have a great weekend.

Jim said...

Beautiful shots, especially the pink skies..
Sydney - City and Suburbs

Elaine said...

Lovely sunrise and sunset photos! Of course we mustn't forget the birds! They add color throughout the day.

Pieces of Sunshine said...

The morning doves look so elegant, beautiful photo.

Valerie said...

The pinks in those evening sky shots are gorgeous - quite delicate. Thanks for sharing your part of the world.

Frostbite and Sunburn said...

Beautiful skies, and lovely doves!

Martha Z said...

I like your skies. Today mine is filled with smoke with fires both to the east and west.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

If I saw a post from you without birds I would know that your blog had been hijacked!

Sylvia K said...

I do love the pastel skies and beautiful birds, Eileen! Such delightful captures and what a glorious way to begin and end any day! Enjoy your weekend!

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Hi Eileen, Gorgeous sunrise and sunset photos.... Such beauty!!!! Just takes my breath away...

Love your birdie babies also...
Hugs,
Betsy

chubskulit said...

Nothing is prettier than a pink sky!

Fire in the Sky
Have a great weekend.

Joyful said...

Glorious shots! Have a wonderful weekend, Eileen.

ladyfi said...

What lovely pink skies.

Fiona said...

Good Morning Eileen,

I just want to thank you for linking up with Green Day
it s always lovely to have you with us on Fridays!

Have a lovely weekend


Fiona x

Cecilia Artista said...

Thank´s for sharing all these beautiful pics! Love the bird pictures as well!

Postcards from Wildwood said...

That's a very interesting orange sky. Lovely captures of the birds - love the cardinal.
Janice.

Cloudy said...

Es sind traumhafte Aufnahmen des Himmels, und die Vögel sind so niedlich und schön...

Lieben Gruß
CL

sexta-feira said...

Beautiful pink skies! I love your pictures.

andrea@townandprairie said...

They ARE posing so sweetly! Almost as if they know they are being photographed.

Anna V. said...

Such beautiful skies, and the sunrise is breathtaking! Looking at a scenery like this I'm always in awe over how beautiful our planet is.

Visiting your blog through the Green Day-post,
Anna V. from Finland

Phil said...

Looks like you had sun all day Eileen. Know what you mean about having to fet bird pictures too. Cracking Morning Dove shot - all three posing like that.

Karen said...

Beautiful pink skies, and great birds!

BlueShell said...

Hi, Dear! I saw you at "raindrops..." and I come here and I see such beauty! Love and admire you!
thanks, Bshell

Denise said...

I have enjoyed your day through that magical lens of yours Eileen. Have a great weekend.

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Such a beautiful sky! The morning doves looks like porcelain statues, Eileen -- sucha wonderful photo!

Ellie said...

Such beautiful sky shots -the sun looks huge in the sky.
I also love your bird shots. Very crisp and sharp. :))

Grandma Barb's This and That said...

Beautiful sky photos. And I always love photos of birds. Visiting from Green Day.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

A gorgeous day from beginning to end! That setting on your camera is fun. I can only do that with Picasa afterwards.

ArtMuseDog and Carol said...

Fantastic photography ~ love the skies and birds and Nature ~ thanks, ^_^ ( A Creative Harbor)

Saun said...

Absolutely gorgeous nice sky shots and of the birds too.

Kilauea Poetry said...

It is indeed..very lovely and the beautiful birds compliment everything so!
Hey..hope you enjoy your weekend Eileen-

eden said...

What a beautiful sight to start the day! Beautiful photos as always.

Thank you for the visit.

orchid said...

Dearest Eileen,
What stunning pictires you take!!! So beautiful♡♡♡
Birds are beautiful♪ I think your doves are different in color from ours in Japan.
Have a wonderful weekend;
Sending you lots of love and hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

Anni said...

Beautiful skies!

And how interesting it is to see birds in other countries! You are so used to the ones in your own garden that you - for some stupid reason - think they are the same all over the world ...

Rita said...

The dove shot is amazing. I never have much success with bird shots. Love yours.

Eileen said...

Wonderful photos.

My Little Home and Garden said...

Eileen, the sky shots are amazing and I love the birds. (I saw some other ones on another of your posts.)

Jill said...

Your photos are spectacular. I really enjoy a pink sky!

George said...

Thanks for sharing your day from beginning to end. I like the vivid color shot of the evening sky, as well as your trio of doves.

laura.forestdreams:) said...

what a day!! beautiful sky shots...and birds...and magical clouds!!

ladyfi said...

Wow - amazing pink skies.