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Winter dawn at Polperro

Winter dawn at Polperro

Looking east from Chapel cliffs as the sun rises
27/02/2009
We got lucky with the dawn a week or so ago, with some interesting cloud formations lit up by the rising sun. Even so, the picture will not work without a good composition. And the best of the light lasts such a short time that you need to be in place and ready well beforehand.

This shot was very rushed. I knew the colours would fade if I took the time to get to a better position, and I don't usually like to include man-made structures like the railing. But I think the reflections in the lower left corner of the frame more or less save the situation and the overall result is not too bad.

Canon D5, ISO 50, 24mm, 1/5 sec at f10