Natural landscapes: the sunrise spotlight

APPROACHING DAWN AT BOWNESS PARK,
CALGARY, ALBERTA

I was wandering along the shore of the Bow River, which flows through this western Canadian city, looking for interesting spring ice formations, when I came upon this opening around a small boulder.
After trying a few exposures, I got the idea of pulling a small flashlight out of my camera bag and using it to spotlight the rock. Worked pretty well, eh? 🙂
Nikon D7100, tripod, two graduated density (darkening) filters on the water and sky

Click/tap on the picture for a larger view.

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