Category: Sunrise

Wells Cathedral Green Orange and Pink - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 810_1330

Wells Cathedral

Today.  Awake and up at 5:50am.  Out the door to get to work by 7am.  Driving to work.  Saw the sky.  Needed a silhouette.  Chose Wells Cathedral.  Parked the car.  Took some pictures.  Back...

Sky on Fire - Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID 810_1296

Sunrise Drive

We are all drawn to a beautiful sunrise when the sky is flooded in a stunning reds, oranges or pinks and purples. Driving through Shepton Mallet on the way to work the sky started to...

Ham Wall Lagoon - Somerset, UK. ID 809_9793

Ham Wall Lagoon

Dawn at the lagoon in Waltons Heath at RSPB Ham Wall on the Somerset Levels. Every bird was asleep. As the sky brightens the swans were first to wake-up. The ducks swimming and splashing disturbed the...

Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 808_8178

Ham Wall

The RSPB Ham Wall nature reserve on the Avalon Marshes of the Somerset Levels is a beautiful place even without starlings! Glastonbury Tor provides the sole focal point in a otherwise flat landscape. The...

Red Dawn - Castle Cary, Somerset, UK. ID 805_7816

Epic Red

This morning was coloured epic red.  I was late going to work and this scarlet sky forged from the breath of a dragon was my reward. The red rays were beautiful. Unfortunately, even if I could have...

Rising out of reedbed - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 808_4293

Dawn at Ham Wall

At this time of year you may think that Ham Wall is just about starlings.  You may think it about rare birds such as the bittern.  You may think its about sitting in a...

Stockhill Woods, Somerset

Stockhill Fire

Dawn and the Stockhill Woods on the Mendip Hills in Somerset are ablaze with the colours of a fabulous sunrise.  The dawn is reflected in the Waldegrave Pool which was flat on this rare calm...

Glastonbury Tor

Wearyall Hill

I wanted to view the sun rising behind Glastonbury Tor from Wearyall Hill. I knew it was a bit late in the year. But I knew the sun would rise to the left of the...

6:25 AM

Ridge Road

It is the peak of the sunrise season and as a surprise here is yet another series of pictures of a rapidly rising sun. This time its a fantastic tree on the Ridge Road...

Whitstone Hill Farm

Whitstone Hill Farm

It’s that time of year when the sun rises during my commute to work. The same happens in the autumn. In the summer the dawn is too early and in the winter the sun...