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Eric Thiessen's picture

Day Break

October 23, 2020

After an eventful sunset and moonrise photographing this area, my friend Jacob Klassen and I woke up a couple of hours before sunrise to see if the conditions were in our favor. Everything lined up perfectly. We had a setting moon, cloud inversion, and a high layer of cloud. Fueled with ambition and excitement, we packed up our campsite and made our way in the dark to our compositions. Jake and I split paths as he climbed to the summit, and I headed farther down to an area I scouted the day before. As I arrived at the spot an hour before sunrise, the high clouds started to catch a deep orange glow, and the setting moon peeked through the diffused cloud. The ethereal atmosphere, combined with a well-balanced composition, makes this one of my all-time favorite images taken on Vancouver Island!

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6 Comments

Gregory Thanos's picture

Beautiful picture! Well done!

Lionel Fellay's picture

nice image ! it's the moon on the right ?

bbetc's picture

sure looks like that pond is running downhill

Jens Sieckmann's picture

Soft and moody, So colorful.

Kevin Teerlynck's picture

Magnificent shot and edit. Love it!

Luis Martínez's picture

Great work