Friday, November 28, 2008

Skywatch Friday: Bandung Glorious Late November Sky





November is the rainy season in Bandung and in most parts of Indonesia in general. We had had rain almost everyday in the first three weeks of November. This past few days, however, the sky has been quite clear. Today was particularly sunny and warm and, probably as a result of this, the sunset was astoundingly brilliant amber, blue, violet, and red.

I took this photo at about 6.00 PM today (Friday, 28 November 2008) on my way home from work. This is a straight shot from my 3.2 megapixel pocket digital camera Canon PowerShot A510. I did nothing to enhance this photo in my digital darkroom except for a little cropping to remove some distracting parts and improve the compositional balance of the picture.

The building with the yellow wall on your right side is the newly constructed Al Furqon Mosque of the Indonesia University of Education (Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia), Bandung.

This post is my participation for the Skywatch Friday meme. To see other great photos of the sky posted by the participants of this meme this week, please follow the link.

21 comments:

Patty said...

Very pretty!

bobbie said...

You have a very interesting blog.

Your photo is beautiful. What a wonderful sky!

Catherine said...

I like the way you take that picture as an improvisation.
Good opportubity for Sky Watch.
Wonderful colors on your way home! What a pleasure to begin the week-end with.

The Good Life in Virginia said...

like the sky and the lighting around the building...very nice photo.
thank you for sharing.

Tash said...

Gorgeous sunset. The contrasting colors of the buildings make it a wonderful photo.

J.C. said...

Wow, Eki, this is a stunning sky!

Wish you a lovely weekend ahead!

ramblingwoods said...

Wow..love the purple colors...

Virginia said...

What a lovely peaceful shot , Eki. Ahhh , I am enjoying just gazing at it.
V

michael bird said...

The yellow building is a fine addition to this cacophony of color. Very nifty!

Layrayski said...

What a sky! Amazing colors!

Lily Hydrangea said...

I love the sky as well as all the bright colors in this photo.

Blognote said...

That is very beautiful, Eki!! Love the warm colours!!

Guy D said...

That is a brilliant show with amazing colors. Perfect for SWF. Thanks for sharing.

Cheers!
Regina In Pictures

istanbuldailyphoto said...

The Houses and awesome sky! Congratulations. Greetings.

Share my point of view... said...

Lovely sky! I haven't had much luck capturing that 'perfect' sky photos.

JM said...

Amazing sky! The photo is just great, I love the contrast with all the other colours too.

uncleawang said...

Wow!!!!amazing...what a wonderful sky.I love it.
Have a nice day.

Mahmud Yussop said...

What a beautiful sky.And Mosque. Allah be Praised.

Hilda said...

Pretty rose sky! I also like the bright spot the yellow mosque gives to the image.

Vannya said...

Amazing picture...

aji said...

nice as always...