Sunsets 2015 – 2020

Sun about to set on Burnet Bay, August 4, 2020


Two views of the Sunset on Burnet Bay, August 1, 2020: Young Heron on a piling and the layers of clouds


Sunset on Burnet Bay, July 24, 2020 – Outer storm clouds from Tropical Storm Hanna


July 18, 2020 – Sunset clouds over Burnet Bay looking south – The sunset toward the west was not that interesting but to the south there was this vertical arrangement of clouds colored by the setting sun. Did you see the heron perched on the piling in the lower middle of the photo?


Two photos of tonight’s sunset on Burnet Bay – May 29, 2020



Burnet Bay sunset , May 17, 2020



Brown Pelicans heading home across Burnet Bay at Sunset, May 16, 2020



Three photos of the April 25, 2020 sunset:

The sun was going down while thunderstorms passed through. This shot is 20 minutes before sunset and the sun rays were penetrating the clouds.


The sun peaks below the clouds


Five brown pelicans heading home as the sun sets behind Burnet Bay


Three phases of the same sunset – Burnet Bay on April 10, 2020



Sunset on Burnet Bay with hole in the clouds, March 7, 2020


Sunset on Burnet Bay, Feb 24, 2020


Houston Skyline with two pelicans on the water at sunset on Burnet Bay, Feb 24, 2020


Great sunset on Burnet Bay, December 4, 2019


Burnet Bay after rainstorm Sept 16, 2019


August 8, 2019 Sunset on Burnet Bay
August 8, 2019 Sunset on Burnet Bay – later on

Two photos of the August 8, 2019 sunset on Burnet Bay at different times


Sunset over Burnet Bay, June 6, 2019 – Nice sunset following a bit of rain with choppy water from the wind.


New Years Eve Sunset over Burnet Bay, Dec 31, 2018 – after a dreary day, we were rewarded with this brilliant sunset to end the year. IMG_86013


Sunset on Burnet Bay, Nov 25, 2018 – Red sky in the west – You can see the skyline of Houston on the horizon


Sunset on Burnet Bay – Nov 4, 2018 – Pelicans flying just above the water during sunset.


Sunset on Burnet Bay – July 5, 2018 – Another great sunset the day after  – IMG_81761.jpg


Sunset on Burnet Bay – July 4, 2018 – Great sunset after 2 inches of rain – Nature’s fireworks for the 4th!  – IMG_81732.jpg

Sunset on Burnet Bay – July 4, 2018  –  second photo of same sunset – IMG_81735.jpg


Lenticular Cloud in Queenstown, New Zealand, Jan 24, 2018

The flying saucer shaped Lenticular clouds are formed by the swirling eddies created by the wind passing by the mountains. This photo was taken in Queenstown looking over a portion of Lake Wakatipu


Sunset Christmas Eve, Dec 24, 2017



White Pelicans and Sunset on Burnet Bay, June 20, 2017

A small flock of white pelicans lifting off Burnet Bay at sunset – Img 65190


Sunset on Burnet Bay, June 5, 2017

After rain today this sunset presented itself – Img 65036


Houston Skyline – Burnet Bay Sunset, March 12, 2017

The sun dropped behind the city of Houston as seen across Burnet Bay -Img 62575


Sunset on Burnet Bay, Feb 7, 2017

Calm water on the bay provided a nice reflection of the sunset. Shot this image before heading off to photoclub – Img 62450


Sunset on Burnet Bay, Jan 26, 2017

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Burnet Bay Sunset – Oct 9, 2016

Nice sunset after our first day of the cool, dry air of fall – IMG_61506a.jpg


Sunset on Burnet Bay, Sept 23, 2016

Tonight’s sunset after the rain was quite beautiful – Img 61495


Sunset on Burnet Bay, June 29, 2016

Nice sunset on Burnet Bay after a rain – Img 58739


Sunset on Burnet Bay, June 26, 2016

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Kings Canyon Sunset – June 2, 2016

The sunset photo was taken from Montecito Sequoia Lodge – Img 58567 Monteceto Sequoia


Montecito Lake Sunset – Sequoia – May 31, 3016

Img 58268 Montecito Sequoia


Montecito Lake Sunset – June 2, 2016

Img 58587 Montecito Sequoia


Sunset on Burnet Bay, Dec 23, 2015

Sunset on Burnet Bay – IMG_52534


Burnet Bay Sunset, Dec 2, 2015

The cloudy sky finally began to clear and provide this sunset over Burnet Bay – Img 52449


Sunset on Burnet Bay, Nov 1, 2015

After 7 inches of rain, the sky clear a bit on Sunday evening to provide a welcomed sunset – Img 52423


Karin and Cat Enjoying Burnet Bay Sunset – June 28, 2015



Sunrise in Bayown, Mar 17, 2015  (not sunset…)

Sunrise this morning in Baytown – sometimes I get up early…. – Img 46820


Burnet Bay – Jan 4, 2015

Burnet Bay Sunset after multiple days of overcast skies. The structures on the horizon left of the middle are the skyscrapers of Houston – Img 44854


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Sunsets & Sunrises 2011 – 2014


Categories: Sunsets


  1. Wow! That’s a print! (“Burnet Bay – Jan 4, 2015” photo)

  2. Great picture. I rushed outside with my Nikon to take a photo of same sunset only to realize my battery was kaput! (“Burnet Bay – Jan 4, 2015” photo)

  3. Beautiful!

    Thanks for sharing. (“Sunrise in Baytown< Mar 17, 2015" photo) Martha

  4. The sunset is beautiful, but the kitty takes the prize! (“Karin and Cat Enjoying Burnet Bay Sunset – June 28, 2015” photo)

  5. I am speechless. what a wonder. thank you randy!

  6. Beauitful photo.

  7. I hope you are printing these! Make a book of your sunsets would be a great coffee table book as a gift!

  8. Really nice image, Randy. You don’t see the bay so glassy very often. (“Sunset on Burnet Bay, Feb 7, 2017” photo)

  9. Very nice image, Randy. One of your best, I think! (“White Pelicans and Sunset on Burnet Bay, June 20, 2017” photo)

  10. I got a great shot of that sunset with my phone also! These are book material!

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