Beyond the BackyardOrlando Wetlands Park

Half an Hour

When you want to photograph sunrise, it always pays to be in position at least half an hour before sunrise.  That sounds like a long time, especially if you have to get up early and drive to your location.  But look at the difference it makes.  This image was taken at 6:37, about 10 minutes before sunrise:

This one was taken at 7:11, about twenty minutes after sunrise.

What a difference half an hour makes!