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I Love Sunsets and Sunrises

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    I have been mesmerized

    and blessed with many breathtaking sunsets. When I look into the sunset I see a picture with crashing waves, sandy beaches for miles, magnificent rocks, and the colours of peace. I wish I could paint, because the picture I see in a sunset is truly a gift. My mind absorbs in...
    kidRosie kidRosie 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 1, 2014

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    This photo has little

    if any artistic value. So why have I posted it?As a reminder to myself to not postpone a moment to a later time.As I turned onto the road to my home I saw a stunning sunset across the open field. The sun was a giant orange ball whose bottom edge was grazing the top of the...
    Jim44444 Jim44444 61-65, M 7 Responses Nov 23, 2014

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    More Breathtaking ImageryI took this

    while driving to pick up my daughter from daycare.This one is from an early morning walk around a lake nearby.  I love the shadows and the sun filtering through the trees. 
    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight 41-45, M 5 Responses Sep 28, 2014

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    I think sunsets are one of the most precious

    gift given by the creator of the universe or earth or whatever. I find that evenings are the best time of the days. The sunsets are AMAZING! I could spend my whole evening strolling or taking pictures of the sunset with some perfect music :)
    Likeylalayys Likeylalayys 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 7, 2014

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    Parkerluv1 Parkerluv1 22-25, M 8 Responses Feb 14

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    Okay so this morning I watched the sun rise.

    ......pink purple and blue clouds and the silence of the area I am in......all the noises and sounds of a world waking up.....every single creature singing its song...the I realise......this planet that we live on is incredible...its beauty and its power......it takes my breath...
    huckleberrybunches huckleberrybunches 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 25

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    12.31.12

    One of the many things on my Bucket list has been to sit on a beach and watch both the sun rise in the morning and set in the evening and do so on the same day. The good news is that this is easy to do in Florida, both coasts a quick drive apart.  My journey would be 132.8...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Jan 1, 2013

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    Love sunsets- think that they are a great

    reminder that life and love can be beautiful
    Ziptie4777 Ziptie4777 22-25, M Jan 13

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    easynuh easynuh 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Bikerides Into The Sunset

    I make them on every occasion. We have a river called Sieg nearby with beautiful meadows and bike paths. When I have the time, I straddle my bike and off I go.
    RickiChickie RickiChickie 46-50, F 10 Responses Feb 19, 2011

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    I can't wait for the warmer weather

    and to wake up and watch this!!
    dgob1 dgob1 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 20

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    I feel so fortunate to live in a place

    where there's such an awesome view of the mountains and sunsets.. I wish I could post some pics here
    oopsusernameistaken oopsusernameistaken 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    ImAnAussieguy ImAnAussieguy 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 16, 2014

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    Orange light filtered through the trees

    and sun's reflection on the lake. It's totally worth it to stop running and capture such breathtaking moments... This photo now, is clearly in need of the right caption. Be creative ☺️with the comments if any 😉
    neeia neeia 36-40, F 12 Responses Sep 1, 2014

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    Daydreaming2 Daydreaming2 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This picture doesn't do it justice

    but the sunset was really pretty the other day
    Zeurosis Zeurosis 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 23, 2014

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    opganda33 opganda33 31-35, F Dec 19, 2014

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    Mostly sunrises. Mornings are the best times,

    especially just before dawn. its quiet, cool and fresh and the impending sunrise is eagerly anticipated. Theres nothing better than sitting outside, sipping coffee as the sun comes up.
    danscarlett danscarlett 41-45 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    I was driving to work this morning

    and something caught my eye in the rear view mirror. It was the kind of sunrise you just have to stop and take a picture of.
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 10 Responses Jan 26

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    kanyakumari (tamilnadu India) you can see

    sunrise and sunset both here!!! strange????
    JustAdorable JustAdorable 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 9

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    Ever since I was a little girl,

    although most people think I still am, I love watching the sunrise and sunsets ! I love nature to begin with and since I am an early riser I would go out and wait for the sunrise and later on the sunsets. As I grew older I started taking pictures of the rising sun and the...
    1littleangel 1littleangel 61-65, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    Gabrielaa15 Gabrielaa15 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 20

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    Maui

    I am loving Maui right now, I was given the most wonderful opportunity to come here for work. And will be here from any where from several weeks to a couple of months. I like taking abstract pictures of the sunsets.They don't have to perfect for me. Please look at the rest of my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Mar 22, 2012

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    Sun Art!!!

    Just played with the colors of the sun to create these images. All these images are from one single dull shot of the setting sun, from behind the curtains. The Image is then exploited on different shades of color on basic iphoto software provided by Apple products.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 12, 2013

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    Nothing more beautiful

    than a sunset or a sunrise! Too bad you have to be there at the right moment or else it's gone before you know it!
    SeanaO SeanaO 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 20

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    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight 41-45, M 6 Responses Sep 11, 2014

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    The sunset here in LA.

    I admit that sometimes I take the things I'm gonna miss the most for granted.
    JessicaTacos JessicaTacos 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 21, 2014

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    Breathtaking SunsetDarkness fell quickly,

    extinguishing glowing embers which had billowed across the early autumn sky.Replaced by cooler hues, the beautiful array of warm colours remains burned in my mind's eye. 
    Unjusted Unjusted 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 30, 2014

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    dgob1 dgob1 41-45, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    SirLaughalots SirLaughalots 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 23, 2014

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    im bored...bored and bored.

    i have a pretty good life...good job...but yet its empty. i am working towards my goal of buying that liveaboard Ocean going sailboat where i can just survive and end my days on the ocean of western Canada. I want off the grid....i want off the electronic spy machine and to get...
    gpj1962 gpj1962 51-55, M 5 Responses Jan 20

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    I really like looking at pictures of

    sunsets/rises. They're really beautiful.
    FemaleEnergy FemaleEnergy 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2014

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    Orange Sunset #2The following photos are from

    another walk two days after Orange Sunset #1 ( http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Love-Sunsets-And-Sunrises/5183103 ).  Same place, even same shots.  You can tell that in those two days it became officially winter.  I hadn't planned on walking till...
    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 29, 2014

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    Perspective

    Powerful display Peaceful sunset Playful whale
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 23, 2012

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    Phoenix Az Has Great Sunsets

    It is one the great things about living in the valley of the sun, the sunsets can be spectacular.   My icon is a picture I took from my backyard.  We had another good one tonight, but my camera isn't working, I need to get a new one soon.  
    regardlessofwhattheysay regardlessofwhattheysay 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 13, 2008

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    It's Only Natural

    I have always loved sunrises and sunsets, even if I have not made enough time to watch them as I would have liked. Sunrises, after all, do tend to be a bit early. I think I have watched as more sunrises after being awake all night than I have from getting up early enough to...
    TheTardyDodo TheTardyDodo 31-35, M 5 Responses Jun 11, 2007

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    Wolfy14 Wolfy14 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I love them both, watching the sun go down at

    night is just beautiful, seeing the beautiful colors in the sky, and watching it come up just makes me feel warm and happy inside :)
    malcolm488 malcolm488 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    If you sit in a quiet meditative state .

    .. as the sun slowly emerges over the horizon ... you can feel the energy shift ... as the earth greets another day with "open arms".
    inkadinkadoo inkadinkadoo 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    There's Few Things As Beautiful

    I really love to watch both.  I especially love the sunsets on the coast.  The reflection of the sun on the water in the distance.  The various reds, oranges, and yellows.  It's mesmerizing and somewhat hypnotizing. Sunrises in the country are also a favorite...
    silvermystics silvermystics 51-55, F 5 Responses Jun 22, 2007

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    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jan 9

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    Sunset in Sayreville,

    NJ 2/25/15 Sunsets put a deeper meaning into mylife. I can't explain!
    JewelsM104 JewelsM104 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I guess everyone loves them

    but I find a special kind of peace when I am sitting on the edge of the ocean as the sun rises or sets. If I was a painter I would only paint these kind of views! It doesn't matter where you are, in a city by the water or the caribbean or anywhere. This is such a special time...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 26, 2014

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    So Stunning

    Fall is approaching,is there anything more beautiful,more breathtaking than a sunset in the fall.Oh,the colors it displays...orange,yellows,peach,apricot and raspberry. What a sight to behold in fall especially.I can sit and watch in amazement the perfect hues that overcast...
    Lavender007 Lavender007 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 24, 2013

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    I live in one of the cities with the best

    sunsets on earth (according to NatGeo), so I'll be posting a lot in this group. Enjoy today's sunset's view from my office
    TemperedGlass TemperedGlass 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 20

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    astronaut10 astronaut10 18-21, M 10 Responses Jan 8

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    I love the sunrise. I used to could wake up to

    a smell of coffee and go outside the front door and never fail to see my mother in her chair outside in the dark blue sky waiting for the sun to rise. So I would make me a cup of coffee and go enjoy it with her. What I wouldn't do to have my mother back. No the only thing I can...
    SavannaLeigh SavannaLeigh 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 4, 2014

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