We asked for your best sunset photos from this summer. Here are our favorites of Boston. 

Boston.com readers share their best sunset photos.

First Church in Roxbury
First Church in Roxbury, photographed by Lawrence Riley. –Lawrence Riley

The sky this summer is taking on particularly brilliant red and blue hues at sunset. 

So last week we asked readers to share a spectacular sunset they photographed recently, and over 100 submissions of vibrant skies flooded in from across New England and beyond. We narrowed it down to 60+ photos from Boston, Cape Cod and the islands, north of Boston, and south of Boston, and will feature our favorites by region over the next few days.  

Below, we feature our favorite sunsets over Boston. From an explosion of colors over an apartment rooftop to a cotton candy pink sky at Jamaica Pond, here are the top 10 reader-submitted photos. 


Boston rooftop
“I think the combination of different types of clouds made it almost look like an explosion,” Tina S. said of her rooftop sunset photo taken on July 26. —Tina S.
Boston Harbor
Sunset views of Boston Harbor in July 2020 from Suzy Drurey and Alyssa Daigneault. —Suzy Drurey and Alyssa Daigneault
First Church in Roxbury
First Church in Roxbury photographed by Lawrence Riley. —Lawrence Riley
(l) Boston Public Garden photographed at sunset on July 24 from @mikeypiswonderful; (r) Jenn Costa Rica snapped a recent photo of Sophie the dog at Jamaica Pond. —(L) Mike P, (R) Jenn Costa Rica
 Longfellow Place
Sunset atop Longfellow Place in Boston from Brian Haufler. —Brian Haufler
A drone shot of sunset in the South End by East Berkeley Street. —Brendon Robinson
South Boston sunset
South Boston sunset. —Ashleigh Mazza
Harbor Towers in Boston
Alice Liao shared a sunset view from Harbor Towers in Boston. —Alice Liao
Georges Island
Sunset at Georges Island. —Alexandra Reti

Stay tuned: Our favorite sunset photos from Cape Cod and the islands are up next! 

Summer 2020 sunset photos, submitted by Boston.com readers:

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