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Member Name: tomdifran
Country: USA
State/Region: TX
City: The Coastal Bend
Favorite Place to Watch the Sunset: Out in the country and on the beach.

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Member's Sunset and Sunrise Photos

  • New Mexico Crescent Sun
    New Mexico Crescent Sun 
    tomdifran
    New Mexico Crescent Sun
    I took this photograph in May of 2012 while living in New Mexico. I'd never seen a crescent sun before caused by an eclipse, its was a spectacular thing to witness. The sunsets in the southwestern part of America can be pretty incredible.
 
  • Sunset Salute
    Sunset Salute 
    tomdifran
    Sunset Salute
    So many colors but so little time to take them all in as the sun quickly sets behind Tom's Bayou bridge in northwest Florida. My eleven year old son, Christopher is buried in Sunset Cemetery that overlooks Tom's Bayou and the western horizon.
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  • Orange Explosion
    Orange Explosion 
    tomdifran
    Orange Explosion
    The sunsets in eastern New Mexico are incredible, especially when you can view them while being way out in the country away from buildings and such that can block the view. This image was taken in 2012.
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  • Ancient Sunset
    Ancient Sunset 
    tomdifran
    Ancient Sunset
    I lived on an old ranch in eastern New Mexico for a couple of years. This image was shot in 2012. I asked the landlord how long the truck had been sitting in that same exact spot and he said it had been there at least since the late 1960's. The truck itself is much older than that.
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  • Bayou Serenity
    Bayou Serenity 
    tomdifran
    Bayou Serenity
    I grew up on Boggy Bayou in northwest Florida and it's where I escape to often. The small twin communities of Niceville and Valparaiso,Florida sit along the shores of the bayou. When I look at this picture I get a sense of nostalgia and a renewed connection to my hometown.
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  • Evening Colors
    Evening Colors 
    tomdifran
    Evening Colors
    Taken in 2012 in northwest Florida, just as the sun started heading toward the horizon. The summer haze quickly faded and all of the colors started to "pop" along Boggy Bayou.
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  • Sunset Watch
    Sunset Watch 
    tomdifran
    Sunset Watch
    Taken on Boggy Bayou in 2012. That body of water in northwest Florida is home to blue heron, seagulls, pelicans, bald eagles, and many more types of birds.
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  • Bayou Peek
    Bayou Peek 
    tomdifran
    Bayou Peek
    Tropical paradise in northwest Florida along the shores of Boggy Bayou. It's a great place to hail from! Every evening stroll is different.
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  • Water View
    Water View 
    tomdifran
    Water View
    Anyone who sits in one of those chairs for more than a minute or two will be able to witness mullet as they gleefully jump out of the water. The distant call of a seagull will eventually be heard and a wandering pelican or blue heron just might show up unannounced.
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