Summer candy

There is nothing more delicious

Than the candy stripes

Of a late summer sunset

Candy sky copy

That softens from pink

Into orange ribbons,

Orange stripes

And finally melts

Into reflected peace.

Final sky

For more lovely eye candy, please visit: Skywatch.

88 responses

  1. That does look delicious :)

    June 6, 2013 at 14:04

  2. JM

    Stunning!

    June 6, 2013 at 14:09

  3. marzeniamizyje

    Took my breath away!

    June 6, 2013 at 14:17

  4. Each more beautiful than the other.

    June 6, 2013 at 14:21

  5. One has to love bleeding hearts, too. Lovely photos!

    June 6, 2013 at 14:28

  6. melt in your mouth good…i like me some of that candy….very nice series…beautiful…

    June 6, 2013 at 14:39

  7. Just heavenly! Don’t know what else to say to describe these beauties :-)

    June 6, 2013 at 14:41

  8. Very peaceful!

    June 6, 2013 at 14:51

  9. stunning colors and beautiful capture!!!

    June 6, 2013 at 15:04

  10. Lovely! We have not even had early summer yet this year. I can’t wait to see a proper sunset again!

    I think I have finally figured out why I was not able to comment here. I hope! ;-)
    Love your Bleeding Heart images, especially the Dancing Ladies, ingenious.

    June 6, 2013 at 15:23

  11. Glorious – a peaceful summer sunset is a wonderful sight.

    June 6, 2013 at 15:28

  12. Such a perfect title for these beautiful images!

    June 6, 2013 at 15:35

  13. Pat

    Gorgeous!

    June 6, 2013 at 15:57

  14. Magnificent!!! Don’t you love it when you see a gorgeous sunrise or sunset and think, “it can’t get any more beautiful than this”… and then the colors change or deepen and lo, it does! This sunset of yours makes me think of all the times our skies tricked me into thinking they couldn’t possibly get more breathtaking. :-) And how wonderful that we get to see it twice – in the sky and reflected in the water. Just spectacular!

    And this is definitely the best kind of candy – eye candy! No calories, no cavities, plenty for everyone to enjoy until it’s gone. :-)

    June 6, 2013 at 16:23

  15. Beautiful. I wish I could spend some time in such a serene place.

    June 6, 2013 at 16:26

  16. Lovely! We’ve barely seen the sun here in weeks.

    June 6, 2013 at 16:27

  17. And there is nothing more beautiful or breathtaking than your superb captures!! Such a wonderful way to start my day!! Have a great weekend!

    June 6, 2013 at 16:29

  18. Fading sun is a bit sad. Loving your captures.

    June 6, 2013 at 16:34

  19. Exquisite cotton salmon pink sky!

    June 6, 2013 at 16:46

  20. Your photos are so inspiring! Yowzers!

    June 6, 2013 at 16:49

  21. “Candy stripe”. A phrase which is as beautiful as your photos. :-) Many thanks.

    Greetings from London.

    June 6, 2013 at 16:58

  22. Sorry, I meant “stripes”! :-)

    Greetings from London.

    June 6, 2013 at 16:58

  23. Gorgeous sky colors, Fiona… Definitely Summer Candy for the Eyes…. WOW!!
    Hugs,
    Betsy

    June 6, 2013 at 17:00

  24. Your sky shots are gorgeous. You have some of the most beautiful skies I have ever seen.

    June 6, 2013 at 17:15

  25. Oh marvellous!

    June 6, 2013 at 17:16

  26. so, so, SO beautiful!

    June 6, 2013 at 17:55

  27. Ahhhh….serenity.

    June 6, 2013 at 18:06

  28. Those are breathtaking! Gorgeous!

    June 6, 2013 at 18:14

  29. Lovely photos, great for the sky-themes!
    Well done!

    June 6, 2013 at 18:15

  30. Fantastic photos!Stunning views!!!

    June 6, 2013 at 19:41

  31. Eileen

    Lovely colors and a beautiful sky! Your photos are gorgeous as usual! Happy Skywatching!

    June 6, 2013 at 19:46

  32. Lady Fi
    Excellent photos!!!!!!
    Lucia

    June 6, 2013 at 20:18

  33. Ahhhh! :)

    June 6, 2013 at 20:28

  34. So beautiful photos! The colors of the sky … gorgeous!!!

    June 6, 2013 at 21:02

  35. daryledelstein

    you have the most gorgeous skies in the world

    June 6, 2013 at 21:30

  36. I’ve never thought if it this way, but it does look like candy! So beautiful!

    June 6, 2013 at 21:34

  37. You must be friend with the sunset fairy!
    You asked about the abstrakt image. Todays link goes to the answer.

    June 6, 2013 at 22:25

  38. You do have the most gorgeous skies, beautiful shots.

    June 6, 2013 at 22:32

  39. You are pretty close to Paradise there! Just beautiful skies.

    June 6, 2013 at 22:41

  40. jenmuddybootdreams

    Oh Fiona…..

    We had one like that last night, but it fell into the mountains before I could get the camera.

    Jen

    June 6, 2013 at 23:10

  41. Soft peach and lavender …. a treat for the eyes!

    June 6, 2013 at 23:15

  42. A sweet treat to see your lake at sunset!

    June 6, 2013 at 23:50

  43. The colors in the sky are fantastic.

    June 7, 2013 at 00:38

  44. This is very yummy, eye candy at its best Fi :-)

    June 7, 2013 at 01:11

  45. Al

    Fantastic – I love the summer sunsets over that lake.

    June 7, 2013 at 02:45

  46. pure sweetness !! Xx

    June 7, 2013 at 02:53

  47. As always, I struggle to find new ways of saying ‘stunning’.

    June 7, 2013 at 05:18

  48. So beautiful, as always!

    June 7, 2013 at 06:36

  49. Beautiful colours, ladyfi. As much as nature gives these to us, you have taken photos and shared it with those who might not have had the chance to witness it. God bless!

    June 7, 2013 at 07:17

  50. Wow!! That was soo beautiful, I am not much of a landscape photographer, but I do appreciate those that can capture the beauty.

    June 7, 2013 at 07:28

  51. Sweeter than candy and without bad effects on teeth or the waistline. Gorgeous – and thank you.

    June 7, 2013 at 07:32

  52. You are making my heart melt :-)

    June 7, 2013 at 07:38

  53. It left me speechless almost, what beauty/

    June 7, 2013 at 09:00

  54. Lovely images. Made my day.

    June 7, 2013 at 09:38

  55. Gorgeous skies.

    June 7, 2013 at 09:59

  56. really beautiful! Relaxation captured in a photo!

    June 7, 2013 at 10:31

  57. Så vakkert … dette er det beste “sukkertøyet”, både for øyet og sjelen :)

    June 7, 2013 at 10:56

  58. simply beautiful

    June 7, 2013 at 11:17

  59. Stunning shots and lovely words. Thank you for making my day.

    June 7, 2013 at 11:52

  60. Amazing color from an amazing lake.

    June 7, 2013 at 12:30

  61. I love your purpley skies.

    June 7, 2013 at 12:54

  62. HOW

    Heavenly !

    June 7, 2013 at 13:55

  63. Thanks for the comment on your blog and seeing yours reminds me I have another of a sunrise sky to show.

    June 7, 2013 at 13:56

  64. Absolutely stunning

    June 7, 2013 at 14:12

  65. Absolutely gorgeous shots – such beautiful colours, and I love the reflections in the water :)

    June 7, 2013 at 14:39

  66. Jim

    These are just brilliant.

    June 7, 2013 at 15:36

  67. I think you might live in the most beautiful place on earth Fi!

    June 7, 2013 at 16:04

  68. Wonderful, romantic views:) I am greeting

    June 7, 2013 at 17:21

  69. beautiful colours…lovely!

    June 7, 2013 at 19:05

  70. So beautiful and so different from our tropical summers. Speaking of different I have some film clips on my latest post of manatees and calling a gator to me – I think you’ll enjoy.

    June 7, 2013 at 20:07

  71. Wonderful shots again, LadyFi.
    What a place to dream away on a nice summer evening …

    June 7, 2013 at 20:36

  72. What a stunning sunset !! Simply a dream!

    June 7, 2013 at 20:41

  73. Serene and gorgeous. The linky for OYGIF is now open. Hope you could also join the meme.

    June 7, 2013 at 20:47

  74. Beautiful shots Ladyfi! Have a great weekend. xx

    June 7, 2013 at 23:57

  75. Utterly delicious!

    June 8, 2013 at 00:07

  76. mtwaggin

    I’d never thought of them as candy stripes but you are so right!

    June 8, 2013 at 02:24

  77. WAU – where some beautiful pictures :)

    June 8, 2013 at 09:23

  78. This is wonderful!!

    June 8, 2013 at 09:38

  79. All that sweetness – AND it’s calorie-free!! Have a a great weekend!

    June 8, 2013 at 11:45

  80. Gorgeous sunset shots.

    June 8, 2013 at 13:04

  81. visual treat :)

    June 8, 2013 at 13:42

  82. Absolutely wonderful!! =)
    your photos and words —-> to discover this in nature —-> you need no more then! :)

    June 9, 2013 at 01:38

  83. Lovely and mysterious skies Fi :)

    June 9, 2013 at 03:41

  84. Truly amazing! Thanks for stopping by.

    June 9, 2013 at 04:48

  85. gorgeous colours and views!!!!!

    June 9, 2013 at 09:07

  86. Jeanie

    I love your capture of this beauty and it’s reflection…..stunning and peaceful.

    June 9, 2013 at 19:30

  87. You have the most magnificent sunsets…

    June 10, 2013 at 14:10

  88. The sunsets look delicious!

    June 11, 2013 at 23:37

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