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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Taking A Break

This is my contribution to the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Taking A Break.

I don’t really take breaks, I almost always have a camera with me and my routine is pretty much the same as when I’m at home. I get up early for the sunrises, I’m scanning for birds and wildlife and watching for photo opportunities when out and about.

Which got me thinking about some of the sunrises I’ve seen this summer. We live in an area popular with tourists. It’s fairly common for me to get to one of my local sunrise locations to find people camping despite the parking areas being signposted no overnight camping.

Do you know the really sad part? I’m guessing that these people are camping there simply to save paying for a camp site. I don’t recall ever seeing any of them appear to watch the sunrise.

Here’s four sunrises from this summer. All taken from the dock at Colpoy’s Bay, Ontario, Canada.

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Taking A Break.

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Taking A Break.

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Taking A Break.

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Taking A Break.

16 replies on “Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Taking A Break”

Thanks Tina. Luckily they can only camp in one or two spots that would be in my shots so they’re not to much of a problem apart from the garbage some of them leave behind.

Even though you said you don’t take a break, breathing in these sunrises must feel gloriously peaceful, minus the campers. Love this area of your world, David. 🙂

Thanks Olga. It’s normally very peaceful at both of my closest locations. Even if someone is camping there you never see anyone. I can’t imagine camping somewhere like that and not getting up for the sunrise.

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