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An hour Before Sunrise

By devlin
well after partying all night Friday we decided to catch the sunrise on Signal Hill Saturday morning got there at about 6.45 Am for a 7.40 AM sunrise this was taken in that time when its starts getting lighter and the sun has yet to come up. Luckily i was carrying my camera, used a old tree stump to stabilize the camera since i wasnt carrying a tripod. Sad, bumped up the ISO a bit to be able to get to a 1/8 shutter speed so that i could hold onto the camera on the tree stump....

Comments / mods/ critiques as usual always welcome


Tags: General Landscape and travel

Voters: buxton, Frase, ireid7 and 6 more

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27 May 2012 12:05PM
Superb capture. Deep

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achieverswales 9 8 101 Wales
27 May 2012 1:02PM
Stunning landscape and worthy of a GEA.


canonfan 9 7 United Kingdom
27 May 2012 1:13PM
Fantastic image
Jasper87 Plus
9 2.2k 157 England
27 May 2012 1:16PM
Nearly didn't look at this from the thumbnail! and what a treat I would have missed. Excellent composition with the figure looking into the scene. Wonderful cloud shapes and tree silhouette and the lights are perfectly exposed. I might have cropped down to the top cloud bank for a better balance of the 'darks' but this is a superb image. How you managed to keep a steady hand after partying all night defeats me.

banehawi Plus
15 2.1k 4032 Canada
28 May 2012 2:40PM
Very nice.

devlin 9 653 39 India
28 May 2012 3:46PM
Thanks Guys, glad you all liked it Smile

Trev - thanks for GEA its my very first Grin...

Dave - Appreciate the feedback...i did consider cropping the top a bit but let it go at the last minuteh

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