Category: Sunrise

Reflections of a Photographer - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 823_3896

Glastonbury Tor

I could not resist going back up Glastonbury Tor.  This time with some friends who were very keen to get up early. Glastonbury Tor Even looking away from the sunrise the sky is full...

Tower Hill Sunrise - Templecombe, Somerset, UK. ID 823_3690

Templecombe Sunrise

Its that time of year again when the sunrises as I drive, or even better cycle, to work. Plan B I drew up a plan for today… get up at 5:30am, go to the small village...

Yoga at Dawn - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 823_3554

Glastonbury Tor

A couple of weeks ago I went up Wearyall Hill in Glastonbury to photograph the sun rise from behind the Tor.  From there, I could see tiny people a mile away high up on the...

Glastonbury Tor in Autumn Mist - Somerset, ID. 823_3249

Glastonbury Tor

I got up early to watch the sun rise behind Glastonbury Tor.  But after climbing to the top of Wearyall Hill there was no sign of the Tor.  It seemed that I should have just stayed in...

Sunrise - Priddy, Somerset, UK. ID 823_3140

Mendip Sunrise

Today I headed up Deerleap in hope of a mist across the Somerset Levels.  The mist did not appear so I continued up the hill towards the village of Priddy.  I was delighted to...

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...