Francie Stoutamire Photography | Sunsets

Sunset across from our hotel in Saint-Malo after we returned from our wonderful evening in Cancale, Brittany.

Sunset across from our hotel in Saint-Malo after we returned from our wonderful evening in Cancale, Brittany.

Evening view across the Loire Valley from our lodging in the Château de Rochecotte, Loire Valley.

Evening view across the Loire Valley from our lodging in the Château de Rochecotte, Loire Valley.

Sunset over the Nebraska sandhills from Calamus Outfitters.

Sunset over the Nebraska sandhills from Calamus Outfitters.

Looking west at the sunset from the Bridge at Fort Kearney State Recreation Area as waves of cranes fly over.

Looking west at the sunset from the Bridge at Fort Kearney State Recreation Area as waves of cranes fly over.

Sunset reflections at Fort Kearney State Recreation Area.

Sunset reflections at Fort Kearney State Recreation Area.

Looking west - colors are changing - from Nick's Hole Estuarine Reserve. {11"x14"}

Looking west - colors are changing - from Nick's Hole Estuarine Reserve. {11"x14"}

6:11 pm, pre-sunset looking west towards the Bob Sikes Cut. {11"x14"}

6:11 pm, pre-sunset looking west towards the Bob Sikes Cut.  {11"x14"}

6:32 pm it pays to look behind you, a view of the sunset as reflected to the east. {11"x14"}

6:32 pm it pays to look behind you, a view of the sunset as reflected to the east. {11"x14"}

6:33 pm and gorgeous colors to the west as the sun has just set! {11"x14"}

6:33 pm and  gorgeous colors  to the west as the sun has just set! {11"x14"}

6:48 pm, the sun has been set for 20 minutes, colors are still there, but are now gentler hues. {11"x14"}

6:48 pm, the sun has been set for 20 minutes, colors are still there, but are now gentler hues. {11"x14"}

6:05 pm, pre-sunset while walking towards the Cut. {11"x14"}

6:05 pm, pre-sunset while walking towards the Cut.  {11"x14"}

6:20 pm, the sun is just about to go below the horizon behind Little SGI at the Cut. {11"x14"}

6:20 pm, the sun is just about to go below the horizon behind Little SGI at the Cut. {11"x14"}

6:24 pm the sun is almost below the horizon at the Cut. {11"x14"}

6:24 pm the sun is almost below the horizon at the Cut.  {11"x14"}

6:31 pm, the sun has set, brilliant colors in an almost cloudless sky. {11"x14"}

6:31 pm, the sun has set, brilliant colors in an almost cloudless sky.  {11"x14"}

6:02 pm, 1/2 an hour to sunset, resident heron waits for fish handouts at the Cut. {11"x14"}

6:02 pm, 1/2 an hour to sunset, resident heron waits for fish handouts at the Cut.  {11"x14"}

6:28 pm, the sun sinks rapidly below the horizon over Little SGI at the Cut. {11"x14"}

6:28 pm, the sun sinks rapidly below the horizon over Little SGI at the Cut.  {11"x14"}

6:34 pm, and a beautiful afterglow over Little SGI at the Cut! {11"x14"}

6:34 pm, and a beautiful afterglow over Little SGI at the Cut! {11"x14"}

6:48 pm, walking back from the Cut I turned around to see a crescent moon framed by clouds, I could not resist one last shot!{11"x14"}

6:48 pm, walking back from the Cut I turned around to see a crescent moon framed by clouds, I could not resist one last shot!{11"x14"}

Back at Port Aransas, a beautiful sunset to end a perfectly lovely day.

Back at Port Aransas, a beautiful sunset to end a perfectly lovely day.

June sunset looking towards the west with the lighthouse behind me.

June sunset looking towards  the west with the lighthouse behind me.