Trips: Kiawah 2011

 In March I spent a few days along the coast of South Carolina.  Here are a few images of a magical sunset along the shore.  Several of these have been made with extremely long shutter speeds to capture the waning light.  My favorites are those I call Flying Shadows - images that reveal just barely the shadowy wings of thousands of shore birds that flew above the incoming tide after sunset.
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After sunset, the ocean glows with the reflected reflection of a clouds on the western horizon. Photo © copyright by Ed Fuhr.

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Sunset on Kiawah Beach. Photo © copyright by Ed Fuhr.

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Thousands of shorebirds fly along the shore creating an etheral feeling of flying shadows. Photo © copyright by Ed Fuhr.

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 A few minutes after sunset. Photo © copyright by Ed Fuhr.

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The summation of the wait. Photo © copyright by Ed Fuhr.

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The ethereal ghosts of flying shorebirds after sunset. Photo © copyright by Ed Fuhr.

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The red glow after sunset suggests that tomorrow might be better, at least if you are a sailor! Photo © copyright by Ed Fuhr.