Fire ball through the clouds by Dennis Bernhard

 Ball of fire through the clouds

Ball of fire through the clouds

This is my favorite moment of every sunrise and sunset. The moments when the sun peers over the horizon and announces itself as a giant ball of fire.

This one was made unique by the low clouds partially obscuring it from view.

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Blue sky and pink clouds by Dennis Bernhard

 Blue sky. Pink Clouds.

Blue sky. Pink Clouds.

There’s a lot going on in this picture. The sky is tall and blue. While the lower clouds are bathed in beautiful pink light. The fog is still dancing around in the distance. And in the lower right corner you can see daylight beginning to reveal the Harpeth River.

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Narrows Of The Harpeth Sunrise by Dennis Bernhard

 The first light of dawn.

The first light of dawn.

This week’s series is from late October at Narrows Of The Harpeth. I’ve been to this spot a couple times but never for a sunrise. It’s one of my favorite views and the best part is it’s only a 20 minute drive outside of Nashville.

This was a cold, foggy morning. It was pitch black when I arrived. The orange light slowly crept over the horizon. I love the way the orange light silhouetted the hills in the distance.

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Bright Yellow by Dennis Bernhard

 Yellow tree on the banks of Radnor Lake

Yellow tree on the banks of Radnor Lake

I really wanted to capture some reflections in the lake but it was a little too windy for long reflections. I still love the way the bright yellow on these leaves popped against the green around it and reflected in the little bit of calm water below.

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Radnor Lake State Park by Dennis Bernhard

 Radnor Lake State Park

Radnor Lake State Park

I ventured to Radnor Lake State Park in hopes of catching the last bits of fall. I liked this photo because the setting sun had started to dip below a near by hill, simultaneously bathing the trees in beautiful golden hour light and chilling shadow.

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Shanghai Time-lapse by Dennis Bernhard

Shanghai is an amazing city. It’s full of lights, sounds and movement. I thought it would be perfect as a time-lapse subject.

This time-lapse was shot over two days during my trip to Shanghai. Unfortunately my third day of shooting was rained out. Nevertheless I had a great time running around this incredible city trying to capture a fraction of all there is to see.

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The Oriental Pearl Tower by Dennis Bernhard

 The Oriental Pearl Tower

The Oriental Pearl Tower

The Oriental Pearl is a beautiful building all of the time but especially at night. The lights add a spaceship like feel like to the needle like building.

There is a very cool Shanghai history museum in the bottom of this building as well.

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