Anyone who lives where it snows knows what’s going on in this photo. When snow is expected, the sky can take on a strange colored glow—sometimes bluish, sometimes pink or orange, depending on weather conditions and time of day:
A Pennsylvania photographer captured the phenomenon one early morning from their front deck. Besides the effect of the snowy sky, this photo may also be depicting what’s known as the “Blue Hour,” the twilight time in the early morning or late evening that—due to being neither fully light nor fully dark—creates a unique quality of light that has a distinct blue hue.
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