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Cullykhan Bay sunrise

Cullykhan Bay sunrise


Postby litljortindan » Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:25 pm

Date walked: 02/09/2019

Time taken: 0.5 hours

Distance: 0.5 km

Ascent: 10m

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I occasionally try to take in short local walks for sunrise or sunset. This one was fifteen minutes of walking and half an hour of finger numbing standing or shuffling about in the cold. Worth it though!

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Pennan Head.

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Looking across the bay from near the car park.

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There is a nice grassy track followed by a boardwalk on the way down.

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First sunrise light obscured by cloud but a nice effect.

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Light changing.

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There is Pennan.

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And there is Pennan Head again.

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Time to head back home.
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Re: Cullykhan Bay sunrise

Postby Sgurr » Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:29 pm

Now THAT'S a sunrise worth getting up for. So many that I try, either the sun rises straight out of the sea with no cloud to make things pink, or there is a bank of cloud all round the horizon.
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Re: Cullykhan Bay sunrise

Postby larry groo » Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:00 am

Well worth it. Fabbo.

:clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Cullykhan Bay sunrise

Postby rockhopper » Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:11 pm

Cracking set of photos - even better when so close to home. Thanks :)
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Re: Cullykhan Bay sunrise

Postby litljortindan » Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:43 pm

Sgurr wrote:Now THAT'S a sunrise worth getting up for. So many that I try, either the sun rises straight out of the sea with no cloud to make things pink, or there is a bank of cloud all round the horizon.


I think we get our fair share of decent mornings in Aberdeenshire. Definitely need a bit of cloud around to make it worthwhile though.
This was a good sunrise but the unknown quantity was how my camera / random image generator would respond. It's ok from sunrise to sunrise +5 minutes but then freaks out at any direct sunlight after that. Where other cameras produce the traditional bright circle with beams coming out of it mine produces an oval shaped bright smear at best and then garish pink spotted geometric patterns at other times. So it did quite well this time.
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Re: Cullykhan Bay sunrise

Postby litljortindan » Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:43 pm

larry groo wrote:Well worth it. Fabbo.

:clap: :clap: :clap:


Cheers!
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Re: Cullykhan Bay sunrise

Postby litljortindan » Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:59 pm

rockhopper wrote:Cracking set of photos - even better when so close to home. Thanks :)


Thanks. Don't think I'll bother any more this year though as sunrise is heading round the north east corner of Aberdeenshire and I'm not so keen on any of the east side until south of Stonehaven which is probably too far for it to feel worthwhile unless it's with a longer walk attached.
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