Capturing the Sunrise

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© Glenn Patterson
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Photo license: © All rights reserved

By putting the tree in the foreground, it gave the appearance of the tree trying to grab hold of the sunrise. Took this shot on cool winter morning on December 28th 2008 @ the Altus Oklahoma Reservoir. I used Photomatix to create the HDR and Photoshop to finalize the image.

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29 responses

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (29 Dec 2008):

    Stunning shot, Glenn!

  • Dea

    Dea gave props (29 Dec 2008):

    amazing shot!!! great job.

  • ikrema al qudah

    ikrema al qudah said (3 May 2009):

    wow such an amazing shot i love it

  • Christina Storozkova

    Christina Storozkova (Deleted) gave props (15 May 2009):

    Incredible colors.

  • Sarah Terokowskie

    Sarah Terokowskie gave props (6 Jun 2009):

    Beautiful shot, wonderful color.

  • Mark Kellogg

    Mark Kellogg said (6 Jun 2009):

    amazing color....just incredible

  • Sara Elena

    Sara Elena gave props (7 Jun 2009):

    What light!!!! marvelous!!!

  • Patrick Westerfield

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    PINAKI SARKAR gave props (25 Jun 2009):

    brilliant shot. very poetic

  • Anjelikka Kowalski

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  • Marnie Gordon

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  • Norma Clark

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  • Brittany Hansen

    Brittany Hansen said (25 Jul 2009):

    great job

  • Janos Nezo

    Janos Nezo gave props (21 Aug 2009):

    Amazing colors! Well done!

  • Daniela V

    Daniela V gave props (23 Aug 2009):

    wow the colours are superb, very faboulus entry. voted.

  • Michael Xiao

    Michael Xiao gave props (7 Sep 2009):

    great colors!

  • Latrenia Bryant

    Latrenia Bryant gave props (8 Sep 2009):

    FAB HDR.. I love iT!

  • Sophia Germer

    Sophia Germer (Deleted) gave props (8 Sep 2009):

    fantastic bright colors

  • Lynne Macgregor

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  • chuck goodman

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  • charu ram

    charu ram gave props (8 Nov 2010):

    striking HDR image!

  • Pablo Barilari

    Pablo Barilari gave props (9 Jan 2011):

    Beautifull!!!!! ++

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) said (13 Jan 2011):

    Absolutely stunning! Wonderful colors, composition, light, and processing. This is simply outstanding work. You have my vote...

  • Dusan

    Dusan gave props (16 Jan 2011):

    Fabulous! Light, colors, composition!!

  • Kelly Nichols

    Kelly Nichols gave props (1 Feb 2011):


  • Vicki Koch

    Vicki Koch said (9 Feb 2011):

    nice work and the sldeshow is amazing

  • Denise Male

    Denise Male said (12 Mar 2012):


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