At least dawn is later now

With the days getting shorter and Autumn nearly on us there is one great advantage for the landscape photographer - getting up for dawn pictures doesn’t need an unfeasibly early alarm! The time around dawn is my absolute favourite time for getting the best light for stunning landscapes - far better in my opinion than sunset. The low light combined with some early mist is hard to beat.

sun rising over low mist. Silhouette of trees and fence and gate.Dawn Early morning in the countryside around the Malvern Hills Not that every trip yields worthwhile images but you certainly won't get them if you stay in bed - tempting though that is when the alternative is to get up before it is light. This morning, however, was absolutely fantastic and well worth the effort of an early start.