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Uploaded 23-Nov-19
Taken 13-Aug-16
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Carlyle Lake Sunset

This steamy sunset took place over Carlyle Lake, Illinois in late August. Thunderstorms made their presence felt all day, but as the sun reached for the western horizon, the heavy clouds began to recede leaving behind soppy and humid lands. Knowing evening storm clouds can produce dramatic sunsets, at my daughter’s urging, we pressed the chase all the way to this scenic setting. For me, more incredible than this sunset, was my daughter’s spirit while spending a Friday night with her father chasing this fantastic sunset.
Canon EOS 7D, f/13 @ 17 mm, 1/15, ISO 100, No Flash

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Keywords:Carlyle Lake, Clinton Co., CoE, Illinois, Illinois Largest Man-made Lake, Landscape Photography, Mississippi Valley Division, Outdoors, Reflection, Scenic, St Louis, St Louis District, Sunset, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, US Army Corps of Engineers, USACE, USACE MVD, USACE St Louis, View, Vista

A spectacular sunset over Carlyle Lake following evening storms where refracted sun light painted the dissipating clouds in deep reds as the calming lake reflected the amazing sky