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A Solstice Sunrise

By uggyy    
Been very quiet for the last week or so, hardly took a shot but then the other night on solstice I stayed up all night and went out before sunrise..

Something I've planning to try for ages but never managed Smile I'm not a sunrise type of person, so this was a venture for me ! Had the location in mind but had never took ant real shots from it so was a bit of a risk..

The results you will most likely see on here over the next few days Smile

All I can say was, what a morning.. Mist and then scenes from The Fog movie... With the sunrise just blowing me away...

Im in the middle of a fog bank at the time, thus the whacked out colors. Everything was very unreal.. All I needed where a Druid and a circle Smile

All the Best, Tommy

Tags: Castle semple loch Landscape and travel Solstice sunrise

Voters: Hebe, BubbaG2000, ljmp and 69 more

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Comments


Hebe 9 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2008 11:43AM
Fantastic shot, beautifully composed and presented.

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BubbaG2000 8 767 1
23 Jun 2008 11:45AM
Congratulations on the sunrise! I am the same, if I want to see a sunrise I have to stay up all night! I hope this is the first of many.
ljmp 8 8 England
23 Jun 2008 11:45AM
It's certainly surreal! Well worth stating up all night for!

Regards
Lindsay
Mikelane 9 1 Wales
23 Jun 2008 11:46AM
Well worth getting up for thomas ,this really is a superb capture well done
Mike
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
23 Jun 2008 11:46AM
Fantastic....wonderful image.
jeanie Plus
12 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2008 11:51AM
Lovely work and worth the effort of staying up all night.
Jeanie
shannron 10 97 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2008 12:09PM
Toomy got a sunrise whooop

and a pelter it is too !!!

Shaz
uggyy 10 2.1k 9 Scotland
23 Jun 2008 12:12PM
Yip. 2nd time with a camera, this time I put the ISO to 100, unlike the last time which we wont talk about Smile

Tommy
Stace Plus
8 2 2 England
23 Jun 2008 12:59PM
First class image. Super colours Stace
Andysnapper 8 109 25 England
23 Jun 2008 1:07PM
Stunning, the colour is wonderful.

Andy
Nick_Hilton 11 567 2 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2008 1:28PM
well captured with good colours
Diana 9 2.0k 19 Netherlands
23 Jun 2008 2:03PM
this is fab, love the rising mist

how did you put the ISO to 100 on the D300 the lowest number is 200 'cept for the low settings whch I have ben told are not recommended

Dianna
joze 9 Slovenia
23 Jun 2008 2:33PM
Stunning image.
Rgds.Joze
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
23 Jun 2008 2:51PM
Wow - what an adventure! Really like the layers and colours in this one Tommy!

Sarah *
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
23 Jun 2008 3:22PM
Stunning Tommy.Well deserved RC.Love the colour and mood.
Tom.
Dennis_Bromage 9 45 20 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2008 4:04PM
Absolutely Stunning

Den
23 Jun 2008 4:58PM
A cracker.
Cormy 8 3 England
23 Jun 2008 5:38PM
What a magnificent image !!!
Cheers
Alan
JouŠo 12 56 Finland
23 Jun 2008 6:39PM
creepy.........

jouko
LisaRose 9 172 4 United States
23 Jun 2008 6:39PM
A gorgeous image Tommy, love it.

Lisa
exposure 12 3.7k England
23 Jun 2008 8:20PM
A Beautiful image Tommy lovely light exposure tones detail and composition.
Pauline.
uggyy 10 2.1k 9 Scotland
23 Jun 2008 8:29PM
trust me, it was as creepy as it looks.... superb time Smile
kim64 9 1 Scotland
24 Jun 2008 7:09AM
stunning!

Kim
phillips 10 69 2 Scotland
24 Jun 2008 7:10AM
That's a wow.
Guy
Milla 8 7 2 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2008 11:26AM
So dreamy, a truly lovely piece
viscostatic 10 34 5 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2008 3:02PM
Beautiful and atmospheric.

Phil.
Sue_R 10 11 6 Scotland
24 Jun 2008 5:32PM
Wow. Amazing colours.

Sue
rogerbryan 12 397 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2008 11:27PM
Great shot - well worth all that effort.
You could live a life and not be present at something so special.
Captured beautifully.

Roger
Magical, eerie early morning on the Solstice, a special day for old religions and lovers of the Sun and it's cycles. Great colour and tones, nice composition and the swirling mist is a bonus I'm sure you never imagined. Wonderful image my friend, dedication to the cause.

Dougie

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