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New Years Sunrise

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A sunrise photo over the beach. The sun isn't visible but the sky is relatively bright with golds and purples and in the clouds and blue at the top of the sky moving to a bright yellow where the sun is about to crest. The image was taken from a low angle at low tide. The sand is smooth with a thin layer of water over it reflecting the orange from the sky.

Personal comfort must often be sacrificed in the service of getting a shot. That proved to be the case today. In order to get the nice reflection off the wet sand, I had to position myself below the tide line. It wasn't too cold this morning, but it certainly wasn't what I would normally consider "beach weather".

I was shooting off a tripod which itself presented another photo opportunity. Here's the meta photo of a camera taking a photo.

A photo taken from behind the tripod on the beach that took the prior image.

The water only ever got up to my shins. I could have gone deeper without much problem. My tripod wouldn't have faired so well. Much farther and I'd have had to disassemble the thing to clean it. I wasn't quite up for that today. Incidentally, if you want to buy me a present, the Gitzo Ocean Traveler would be nice. It's designed for working on beaches and can be submerged. Of course, at two grand, it cost more than most peoples' cameras.

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New Years Sunrise

I woke up early this morning for no good reason, but 
decided to use the time productively. Since it's New Year's 
day, I figured a nice way to start things off would be to 
head to the beach for sunrise. So, I did just that.


-- image
-- aws-20130101--0808-07a
-- class: photo
-- alt: A sunrise photo over the beach. The sun isn't visible
-- alt: but the sky is relatively bright with golds and purples
-- alt: and in the clouds and blue at the top of the sky moving
-- alt: to a bright yellow where the sun is about to crest. The 
-- alt: image was taken from a low angle at low tide. The sand
-- alt: is smooth with a thin layer of water over it reflecting
-- alt: the orange from the sky.

-- p

Personal comfort must often be sacrificed in the service 
of getting a shot. That proved to be the case today. In 
order to get the nice reflection off the wet sand, I had 
to position myself below the tide line. It wasn't too cold 
this morning, but it certainly wasn't what I would normally 
consider "beach weather".

I was shooting off a tripod which itself presented another 
photo opportunity. Here's the meta photo of a camera taking 
a photo.

-- image
-- aws-20130101--0837-02a
-- class: photo
-- alt: A photo taken from behind the tripod on the beach that
-- alt: took the prior image.

-- p

The water only ever got up to my shins. I could have gone 
deeper without much problem. My tripod wouldn't have faired 
so well. Much farther and I'd have had to disassemble the 
thing to clean it. I wasn't quite up for that today. 
Incidentally, if you want to buy me a present, the 
<<link|Gitzo Ocean Traveler |http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B009S0SBMM/>> 
would be nice. It's designed for working on beaches and can be submerged. 
Of course, at two grand, it cost more than most peoples' cameras.


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-- Photos
-- Photography

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-- date: 2013-01-01 00:00:00
-- id: 20emuodw
-- status: published
-- type: post
-- site: aws