Cambridge Morning Light

I've mentioned many times before how much I love the light and colours of a sunrise or a sunset. The glow of the sunlight and the way the sky seems to explode like a fire in the distance. The flat landscape of Cambridgeshire is perfect for both the set and the rise variety and the whole skyline can be seen for miles.

Sometimes however the smallest space can make the most of a sunrise. A city and its narrow streets and tall buildings can create the most amazing shadows and colours. This is the subject matter for this weeks image - also combing my other photography love, bikes (i'm sure I've mentioned that before!) Taken on the way back from the river one early morning in late summer I happened to be standing on the corner of Trinity lane just as the sun began to rise to its normal daily position in the sky.

Photography has allowed me to appreciate the world in so many different ways - to see a view or vision from a completely different point of view or angle. For me personally, the best photograph is the one you never expected - the one you didn't plan for or expect. This is one of those images. As I came round the corner the morning rays of sun suddenly shone down between the buildings and onto the the cyclist heading past me - almost as if he had been chosen by some higher power.

Taken with a Canon70D with a Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS / Iso 400 /  F16