How to shoot the sunrise

In this video, I go to shoot the sunrise in Miami Beach. Even though I was late to the fun, I was still able to get some good shots. This just shows you what happens when you hesitate, if you snooze you loose. Another lesson learned in the photography game.

You can’t get lazy when it comes to shooting the sunrise or the sunset because that’s exactly how you will miss out on the awesomeness nature has to show you. However, if you hustle you can still get the job done.

I shot the image in the video with my Nikon D800 and my Nikon 14-24mm on my MeFOTO tripod.

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Stuck in a Funk

I hate it when I get stuck in a funk, but as an artist you must fight through and get out of it. This doesn’t happen often, but when it does, it can be really frustrating, you just have to remember to push through it and get the job done.

This was happening to me over the weekend, however persistence paid off. This is such a great spot to photograph, but for some reason I could not find my grove.

I kept pushing through until I finally got a decent shot. Here are the results. Check out the vid to see the how frustrated I was and what led up to finally capturing this shot.

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Epic moments

Its crazy how many sunrises I shoot per year, almost all of them. Sadly they are not all photogenic, in fact its quite the opposite. Most of the time I end up sitting on the beach watching it and not photographing it. Its not a bad thing, but as a photographer I wish they were all epic.

This particular morning looked clear and not so colorful, when all of the sudden the stars aligned and this happened. It was an epic moment to say the least.

Camera settings: 3 seconds f22 ISO 100

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