For years I chased sunrises… and I love to be out there before the crack of dawn for sunrise photography. There’s nothing that compares to being surrounded by peace and quiet, watching the dawn of a new day. I haven’t found sunsets to be quite so peaceful, but they are absolutely magical in a different way. Sunsets are different in that tend to be shared with others, while sunrises I often find myself alone with my camera and coffee. And living on the East Coast, I have chased hundreds of more sunrises than sunsets.
See camera settings for the above images here.
More Sunrise Photography:
What photography gear do I use to capture my images?
In the gallery above, I’ve used the following equipment:
- Canon 5D Mark IV camera body
- Canon 6D camera body
- Canon 16-35mm lens
- Canon 24-70mm lens
- Canon 17-40mm lens
- Canon 50mm lens
- Fuji X-T1 camera body
- Fuji 18-55mm 2.8 lens
- Sigma ART 35mm lens
- iPhone X camera
I’ve added several resources on how to photograph & edit sunrise images on this site.
Here are a few of the most popular sunrise photography posts:
Do you enjoy watching the sun rise, and want to enhance your photos? Here you’ll find a list of tips that will work for any camera, after all, the best camera is the one you have on you!
Camera Settings for Sunrise Images
Here you’ll find the camera & lens I used, along with the capture time and settings for each image.
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