Happy New Year

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California / Inspiration / Photo Log / Photography / Sunset


January 1, 2020, Sonoma County Coast

The new year is often celebrated with fireworks. The best display I know of — within a reasonable distance — is old Mr. Sol. Here he is with a flourish of green, as he appeared a couple of nights ago.

May you be blessed with perfect vision, peace, prosperity, and growth in 2020.

(Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR zoom. RAW processing in DxO PhotoLab 2.2; Editing in Adobe Photoshop.)

The Author

California based fine-art photographer featuring abstract, impressionist, and minimalist seascapes — near and distant — and floral-based images. Fine-art photography can be seen at www.amagaphoto.com All original images on this blog are copyright 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 Michael Scandling. All rights reserved. No images on this site may be copied, duplicated, reused, published, or re-purposed in any way without express permission from the copyright owner, Michael Scandling.


  1. Frank says


    I looked outside this morning and saw it was a beautiful day.

    2020 is going to be a turning point to the better for this planet, I thought.

    Then I received your photo and post.

    It has begun.

    Thank you!

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  2. Richard Wilson says

    Congratulations! You got that one in 1000 shots where you catch the green flash! Very nicely done! Or can

    Liked by 1 person

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