January 19, 2008

The Sun Also Rises

As you know I adore sunsets. I love them so much that I have a series called "Pacific Sunsets." One of the reasons I favor sunsets over sunrises is because I'm never up in time to photograph the sun rising.

Today that changed.

Yesterday evening I was tired, so I decided to go to sleep. At 8:30 p.m. Along comes 3:00 a.m. and I'm finished sleeping and I'm now wide awake.


I work for a little while and then I decide that this rare occasion calls for a mandatory sunrise photo shoot! So, at 5:00 a.m. I pack up my gear, put the dog's jacket on her, and hop in the car.

It was cold and quiet out, with only a sprinkling of people here and there. The sky starting turning a beautiful blue color when I reached my overlook. And then there was the sun slowly rising over the hills, promising another day full of opportunities. It moved slowly and was mesmerizing to watch, almost like a miracle happening.

What a heavenly way to start my day.


Hye said...

Is that a sun rise or sunset? I think it's sunrise, right? It's beautiful :D

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job said...

have you been to mount kinabalu>? sun rises there too.such a good view and awesome atmosphere to experience