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Jay Lake
Date: 2008-08-24 15:38
Subject: [photos] Portland sunrise
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On my way this morning to pick up tillyjane to go hiking, I had to stop the car twice to try to shoot the sunrise.

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The sun had just cleared the north shoulder of Mount Hood (sixty miles east, this photo is facing just west of north), and the downtown buildings were lit very oddly.

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In my mom’s neighborhood. Note the crepuscular rays.

As usual, more at the Flickr set.

Originally published at jlake.com. You can comment here or there.

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Morgan: i r reading colbert
User: subu
Date: 2008-08-25 00:40 (UTC)
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Keyword:i r reading colbert
Sweet pics! I love it when buildings light up like that from the sun. I need to make my way up to Portland again someday. It's only two hours away, but with gas prices the way they are, it's hard.
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The NewroticGirl
User: newroticgirl
Date: 2008-08-25 02:15 (UTC)
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Bad brain. Every time I see the word "crepuscular" my brain first says "craptacular". *sigh*
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austspecfic
User: austspecfic
Date: 2008-08-25 12:59 (UTC)
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My you were up early and you could operate a camera. I am impressed. Very nice photos too.
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Jay Lake
User: jaylake
Date: 2008-08-25 13:00 (UTC)
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Thank you. If I were smarter, or owned a better camera, they might have been more cool, but I'm pretty darned happy.
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