I mentioned yesterday that I had a spot in mind for sunrise near High Ledges. This is the spot. I was there in time, but I am not happy with the images. For the most part, the sun looks awful. I am not sure if it is me or my camera’s sensor, but the sun has formed some unattractive rays and my 24-70, like my 70-200, flares big time. But I aimed away from the rising sun and this one is decent. Unfortunately, the Canon sensor also creates awful pattern noise in the shadows and, as I didn’t quite hit the exposure, they had to be opened quite bit and the noise reduction killed the detail in the foliage and foreground grasses. This will never qualify as a wall hanger, but it is passable as a web shot. I will visit here again and do a better job.
Dawn at The Patten.I am hoping to get another shot this weekend while there is still color, but the forecast, which is always so reliable, is calling for winds and who knows what the sky will look like.