Sunset from Çalış Beach

Çalış Beach has some of the most beautiful sunsets you will see anywhere in the world.

Sunset at Çalış Beach
The sun setting at Çalış Beach

No two are ever the same…

The clarity or dustiness of the horizon, the quality and turbulence of the atmosphere, and position of the Sun are some of the factors that make everyone unique.

No two sunsets are ever the same.
The sun setting at Çalış Beach

Sun setting over Ölüdeniz

I watched with an unwavering gaze, as a fiery red orb of light slowly sank beneath the horizon, and threads of light lingered in the sky, mingling with the rolling clouds, dyeing the heavens first orange, then red, then dark blue, until all that was left of the sunset was a chalky mauve – Nostalgia Darkness

Sunset over Ölüdeniz
The sun setting over Ölüdeniz..dyeing the heavens first orange, then red, then dark blue.
Sunset over Ölüdeniz
The sun setting  over Ölüdeniz…dyeing the heavens first orange, then red, then dark blue.

Can you imagine anything more peaceful than watching the sun slip slowly over the horizon to the sound of waves lapping on the shore?

Ölüdeniz sunset from fethiyetimes on Vimeo.

Capturing the moment…

Some of you will be happy to just enjoy watching the beauty of the sun setting and all it’s variations, others might want to capture the moment for ever and take a photograph.

If you want to do a bit more than just set your camera on automatic and point and shoot, here are a couple of articles that will help you to take better shots…

Camera Settings for a Sunset Photo

12 Tips for Photographing Stunning Sunsets

And finally, for those of you who want to know more….

“It does no harm to the romance of the sunset to know a little bit about it.” –Carl Sagan

If you want to know more about sunsets here is an article from Science Daily…

What Determines the Sky’s Colors At Sunrise And Sunset?