title-left-img

Member Profile

Member Name: tomdifran
Country: USA
State/Region: TX
City: The Coastal Bend
Favorite Place to Watch the Sunset: Out in the country and on the beach.

title-left-img

Member's Sunset and Sunrise Photos

  • Sunset Watch
    Sunset Watch 
    tomdifran
    Sunset Watch
    Taken on Boggy Bayou in 2012. That body of water in northwest Florida is home to blue heron, seagulls, pelicans, bald eagles, and many more types of birds.
 
  • Bayou Serenity
    Bayou Serenity 
    tomdifran
    Bayou Serenity
    I grew up on Boggy Bayou in northwest Florida and it's where I escape to often. The small twin communities of Niceville and Valparaiso,Florida sit along the shores of the bayou. When I look at this picture I get a sense of nostalgia and a renewed connection to my hometown.
  •  
  • Downtime
    Downtime 
    tomdifran
    Downtime
    There is nothing more soothing and calming to one's soul as there is walking along Bayshore Drive in Valparasio, Florida and looking across Boggy Bayou towards Niceville at sunset.
  •  
  • Sunset Salute
    Sunset Salute 
    tomdifran
    Sunset Salute
    So many colors but so little time to take them all in as the sun quickly sets behind Tom's Bayou bridge in northwest Florida. My eleven year old son, Christopher is buried in Sunset Cemetery that overlooks Tom's Bayou and the western horizon.
  •  
  • Brewing Storm
    Brewing Storm 
    tomdifran
    Brewing Storm
    I took this photo in 2012 in eastern New Mexico as I watched a thunderstorm start to build on the western horizon while the sun was going down. It was quite a sight to behold.
  •  
  • Orange Explosion
    Orange Explosion 
    tomdifran
    Orange Explosion
    The sunsets in eastern New Mexico are incredible, especially when you can view them while being way out in the country away from buildings and such that can block the view. This image was taken in 2012.
  •  
  • Sun Bridge
    Sun Bridge 
    tomdifran
    Sun Bridge
    This sunset image was taken in 2012 in northwest Florida. Boggy Bayou turns into Tom's Bayou on the other side of the bridge. As vehicles pass over the bridge, their tires make a light thumping noise that makes one wax nostalgic. My brothers and I used to fish from that bridge with my father when we were children back in the early 1970's.
  •  
  • Ancient Sunset
    Ancient Sunset 
    tomdifran
    Ancient Sunset
    I lived on an old ranch in eastern New Mexico for a couple of years. This image was shot in 2012. I asked the landlord how long the truck had been sitting in that same exact spot and he said it had been there at least since the late 1960's. The truck itself is much older than that.
  •  
  • Evening Colors
    Evening Colors 
    tomdifran
    Evening Colors
    Taken in 2012 in northwest Florida, just as the sun started heading toward the horizon. The summer haze quickly faded and all of the colors started to "pop" along Boggy Bayou.
  •  
     

    JOIN GNARLYSUNSET.COM & GET PAID!

    Step 1: Join GnarlySunset.com for FREE

    Step 2: Upload your sunset and sunrise photos.

    Step 3: Earn 15% of the revenue from each

    sale of your photos you upload. Your snapshot could

    end up in homes around the world!

    PROFESSIONAL AND AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHERS INVITED

    salu

    Gnarly/närlé/ Adjective
    1. Southern California term for something so epic, so radical, so extreme, and so memorable that no image could more aptly sum it up than a dank, epic, dubstep sunset.