Natural landscapes: under the dome of sunrise

DAWN COLOURS, BOW RIVER, CALGARY, ALBERTA

I’ve seen more spectacular sunrises, but for some reason this scene – just a few kilometres east of this western Canadian city’s downtown core – came together spectacularly well. It helped to have a nice mix of water and ice. Plus, the long exposure turned the water mostly silky, which helped it reflect the sunrise colours.
Nikon D7100, tripod, two graduated density (darkening) filters on the sky.

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One thought on “Natural landscapes: under the dome of sunrise

  1. This is a truly glorious photo, Frank — the different textures of water and ice, and the outstanding colors of this bursting sunrise. The silhouetted trees are nice, too.

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