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Tue Dec 18, 2012, 04:19 PM

happy solstice,the sun returns

because i might not get a chcne to take another sun shot before the actual solstice i thought id post one from today


DSC_4430 by rdking647, on Flickr

winter solstice,that time of year when the days begin to lengthen and ancient cultures celebrated the return f the sun.

taken with a d600 and a 500mm lens protected by a thousand oaks solar filter.
contrast and detail enhanced with color efex 4.0

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roguevalley Dec 2012 #2
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Response to rdking647 (Original post)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 08:39 PM

1. Great shot. Happy Yule/solstice to you as well.

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Response to rdking647 (Original post)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 11:39 PM

2. Indeed. I hope the God grows up fast. it was -24 here for days. :D

Happy Yule to all.

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Response to rdking647 (Original post)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 08:41 AM

3. Ohhhhh . . .

so THAT's what the sun looks like!

Obviously we've been having far too many cloudy days.

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Response to rdking647 (Original post)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 09:25 AM

4. Tomorrow the days grow longer.

Tomorrow the cold grows stronger.
Tonight, the longest night.

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Response to rdking647 (Original post)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 09:26 AM

5. Thank you for the lovely capture of the orb of hope.

This is a day I live for as the days finally return to warm my toes and end the blues of winter. Thank you and Merry Solstice! LMSP

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Response to rdking647 (Original post)

Thu Dec 20, 2012, 07:14 AM

6. Cool!

Thanks for the great shot.

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