I woke up early to a beautiful sunrise this morning. One of the nicest things about living in the flatlands is the big sky. This makes for a clear shots of sun and moonrises, and all kinds of amazing cloud formations. It's especially nice when there is some color, like this morning, though I don't get the color here at sunrise and sunset that I did living in Los Angeles (of course, that's because we don't have nearly the pollution).
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Paolo (41222) 2006-07-28 11:10
Hi Mike, wonderful sunrise view! good colours and amazing light.
jhm (136728) 2006-07-28 12:16
What a wonderful picture about this splendid sunrise, the small dark foreground care for a lovely contrast to the wonderful sky and the small red ball of the sun, very well done!
Have a nice weekend,
devimeuxbe (58557) 2006-07-28 12:25
Classicla but still beautifull.
Great colors and light.
Gregtom (7167) 2006-07-28 13:59
You have captured a really decisive moment! The sun is going to vanish behind the horizon in a few minutes and it gives an extra colors and light effects to the scene! I like these delicately illuminated clouds very much!
ydarias (679) 2006-07-28 14:19
Hello Mike. Impresive colours, the time of the photo is perfect. I like the composition and the point of view too. The sky is very interesting because the clouds add some variety and isn't a boring sky. Congratulations.
hoorge (1434) 2006-07-30 15:27
Well done! The railings give it a nice perspective, the cloud formation is super, and the sun, being so small is amazing. Great colors, good composition, and pov.
TheMystic (912) 2006-07-31 14:22
Mike, you just caught the right moment. The 'railing' that Harjit refers to is of course the High Level Bridge. I disagree on the note about color. Just wait for a windy day in the fall to churn up some dust from the harvested fields. Chinook sunsets are the most spectacular of all.....
- Copyright: Mike Basil (mbasil) (2129)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2006-07-28
- Categories: Daily Life, Nature, Decisive Moment
- Camera: Nikon D50, Nikkor 18-55 DX, Tiffen Grad ND 0.6
- Exposure: f/8, 1/160 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Canadian Sunsets and Sunrises [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2006-07-28 10:26
- Favorites: 1 [view]