The Sky Is On Fire…

IMG_3392In spite of the 68F degrees we reached today, we had grey skies and some rain in the morning, and even a tornado warning in the afternoon down here in Durham, NC. By 5:30 pm, however, there was some sunlight and the dawn was indescribable; the oranges and reds, for instance, in the horizon made the sky look as if it were on fire! So by increasing the contrast between the foreground (which ended up becoming mere shadows) and the sky in this photo, I wanted to eliminate its three-dimensionality and highlight the beauty of today’s sunset…

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