Sunrise or sunset?

Discussion in 'General Walking Discussions' started by Grayson, Oct 21, 2017.

  1. Grayson

    Grayson Regular Member

    Any preference as a walker or photographer? Any areas where you've witnessed something spectacular?
  2. Podali

    Podali Regular Member

    Most definitely sunset. Quite simply because I am not an early riser and the sun has usually come up long before I get to my tea and toast.

    I can't say I have really witnessed or captured any particularly spectacular sunsets, but on the rare occasions I am still out walking at sunset, I do feel a gentle calm descending along with the setting sun.

  3. Macron

    Macron Member

    Both, if that's allowed? On account of experiencing wonderful sunsets and sunrises over the years. I don't have any photos handy but if I remember will post a few later.
  4. TVC

    TVC Active Member Staff Member

    Sunset, the pubs are open. :blush:
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  5. Spinney

    Spinney Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Under the edge
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  6. Andy_R

    Andy_R Of dubious origin.... Staff Member

    As a photographer, sunrise. Our weather predominately comes from the southwest so lighting at sunset is much more reflection from clouds and "redder" than usual. Sunrise seems to look purer (if that makes sense), gentler, and lighter, to me when I'm taking photos. This is probably all bollox, but it's just how I feel. At this time of year you're also more likely to get inversions at sunrise, and they make for some amazing ethereal photos.
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  7. Rocky

    Rocky Regular Staff Member

    On the sofa
    Sunrise, for me :smile:

    The light seems to be the best at that time of the day......and no chance of bumping into @TVC who will still be in bed after las night's session in the pub.
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  8. TVC

    TVC Active Member Staff Member

    Rude, but accurate.
  9. NorthernDave

    NorthernDave Member

    Sunrise for me. Being an early riser has to have a few benefits doesn't it?


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