As far as pictures go, there is nothing quite like a sunset. When the sun is at just the right angle, it gives diffused red-orange tones that are soft enough that they enhance the scene around you rather than simply lighting or drowning it out. Here are a few that I've captured over the past few years:
(OK, maybe technically not a sunset but it's that time of day)
Now if you want to see some real photography check out these Autumn scenes from the Boston Globe's "The Big Picture."