Sunrise Over Toronto

May 9th, 2009
Sunrise Over Toronto

On my way out the door to catch an early flight, I noticed the sun rising over the city. The sky was a brilliant orange-red colour and I just had to capture it. Screw the waiting taxi, I thought. And I grabbed my camera.

Just as luck would have it, a flock of birds flew across the scene, adding some life to the image. I’m really happy with this one!

This image is unaltered, except for being cropped. It was shot through my living room window, in manual mode (which is rare for me to use, but was a lesson learned from my shots of the sun rising over Uluru in Australia). I basically set the aperture and adjusted the metering until the results met my liking. My lesson learned from this shot: I should have used a better lens, like my 70-200L. Oh well, next time… 🙂

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3 Responses to “Sunrise Over Toronto”

  1. Mike says:

    This is gorgeous and to just happen upon it… great! There is a ‘shine’ to this gives it a very rich look.

  2. Robert Jones says:

    A wonderful capture at a very lucky moment in time. Well done!

  3. Frida says:

    Perfect timing and so beautiful-

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