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Red Sky at Night…

When I was little, my mother taught me this rhyme:

A red sky at night is a sailor’s delight.

A red sky in the morning is a sailor’s warning.

I always suspected that the sky would be red, no matter what the weather. But I used to love watching the sunrise and sunset whenever I could.

These images were made from some old low-resolution photos I took near St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, in Quebec’s Montérégie. Using the old tech, they looked pretty great. But today they just look blurry. Instead of throwing them away, I decided to play with them and see if I could improve them.

I used an oil painting effect in an app called IrfanView. This softened the edges and made a sort of Impressionistic version of the scenes. The images are now more subtle and muted. Not a Monet, by any means, but not bad! What do you think?

Feel free to add your own sunsets or sunrises. You can also vote up whichever images you like best. Enjoy!

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Written by Blue Sailor

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