Payette Lake Sunrise, McCall, Idaho

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The sun is rising earlier and earlier now, the official sunrise is at 6:01 AM so that makes for an early morning to get ready and set up.  I generally like to be there about an hour and a half before sunrise.  Today, as I walked onto the beach, I couldn’t believe my luck.  With the vantage point I selected, the moon was rising right over McCall and Jughandle Mountain.  I quickly set up my gear and fumbled with my settings…..

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Unfortunately, to do the moon justice, I need a longer lens.  This is about the hardest I can push this lens.

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As you will see, these images progressively show the sun rise.

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Here is my wide angle lens.

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Shore Lodge.

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This one has a dark feel!

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Notice the high clouds moving in!  That is good right!?!

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And the Pink arrives!  Slow shutter speed here:

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Faster shutter speed here:

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