Twilight on the first Monday holiday of 2012; Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

It had only been two weeks since New Year's Day, but who am I to argue about a three day weekend?

First time to shoot the Santa Monica pier and ferris wheel since they sold the old one on eBay and installed this solar powered beauty -- and that's been, I don't know, going on three years?

Wow, time flies.

All the elements were there for a dazzling sunset; it just never happened. Fortunately, there was still plenty of color though after the sun went down. Worth getting your feet wet.

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