All posts tagged: sunrise

4/52 – Sunrise on a school day

At this time of year, I don’t normally have the opportunity to see the sun rise.  I go to work in the dark and come home in the dark. By the time the sun creeps over the horizon, I’ve just finished a 75 minute commute […]


Skirrid moods

The mountain…ahem… ‘hill’ opposite our house is one of the main reasons we chose to move. It’s the view from our bedroom and living room and we love it.  Every moment of every day, Skirrid offers a new picture and palette of colours.  I now […]


Crack of dawn

Sunday morning, the last thing I wanted to do was leave my bed at 6am to storm up the mountain opposite our house in near darkness.   Why, you say? Because we’re forever looking at the Skirrid and it would be lovely to see Sugarloaf […]

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These trees are just outside my house.  Everyday they provide a new subject – equally picturesque in the mist, at sunrise, with a flock of rooks in their boughs or simply on a mizzley day.


Grand Canyon at Sunrise

Didn’t I say the Grand Canyon is completely different at sunrise?!  What wonderful shades of pinks, reds and purples!   This picture was taken with a Canon 5D Mk3, EF 24-70mm f2.8 L II USM.  It was incredibly cold and windy and because I was […]

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360/365 – Sunrise and mist on Boxing day

As fabulous as the moonrise was the day before, so too was the sunrise across the Alps on Boxing day.    Driving to our viewpoint we stood for sometime watching the golden glow creep up over the mountains and across the misty valley.    After we’d watched […]

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