Many years ago, on the Greek island of Crete, there was the most stunningly ruby-red sun just setting….and my other half who was driving could ‘t find anywhere safe to stop, and moments later the vision had gone…. I have always remembered that missed picture!
Fast forward to tonight…a sudden stunning ruby orb from my kitchen window…but I was charging the camera batteries, and had to go hunting for the spare…..you’ve guessed…by the time I got the battery in, the red ball had disappeared. I am rarely so disorganise, I usually ensure the camera is always ready. Another lesson!
I have only ever seen such a super-intense red ball of a setting sun on those two occasions…..
So this was all I got this time, just a lurid sky: