11 Fathoms Up

The view from our front porch!

July Sunsets

Tropical Storm Emily

July 31, 2017


July 4, 2017 Fireworks

July 4, 2017 Thunderstorm


Its been an amazing week for sunsets! All photos were made with an iPhone 6Plus.





Western Lights

My plan was to return to Iceland this winter to photograph more Northern Lights. Life had other plans. After multiple reminders that you can make god laugh by telling her your plans, I switched to photographing the Western Lights. Its been a good year for sunsets over the Gulf. The curtains of red and yellow light show best with high clouds, the higher the better.

Green Flash

Last nights sunset ended with a green flash!  The green flash is viewable because refraction bends the light of the sun. The atmosphere acts as a weak prism, which separates light into various colors.

Sunset Storm

Sunrise Storm

The colors remind me of the paintings by the Florida Highwaymen.

© Ralph Arwood 2017