On sunsets

One of the things that has always captured my attention is a particularly striking sunset.

Bennekom, The Netherlands, September 8th, 2013

Over decades and continents and countries and cities, I have reached out to capture the magic of the colours that I can see in the sky, no matter how crude my own attempts seem to be.

6th September 2013, Bennekom, The Netherlands

It didn’t matter if the sun didn’t quite set in the exact same way wherever on the planet I happened to be.

Singapore, 11th October 2013

The striking light of the sun just has to catch my eye, and I am held riveted until the light changes.

Finnair out of Helsinki, Finland on 28th September 2008

I’m a fool for the way the sun’s light plays with shadows and changes colours.

Somewhere on Mombasa Road, Kenya, Sometime in October 2011

I don’t even know why I’m compelled to take the camera out as though it can catch the fleeting magic.

Between Malaba and Busia parallel to the border of Kenya and Uganda, 29th January 2016

Its gone before you know it.

Helsinki, Finland, 27th August 2019

But the light and the dark, and the shadows still hold me captive.

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