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dawn of the sun reflections ashore an idyllic pond

Moonlight sloping through my window awoke me so I set off to hear the dawn chorus of the croaking toads and the crying cuckoo before sunrise ashore the mist-hung, tranquil & serene Wuhle-Pond ...


The sun was at 05:40:42 still beneath the horizon but is illuminating the clouds suggesting the disc were behind the clouds already above. Not until 7 ½ minutes (453 seconds) later at 05:47:25 the sun disc had truly arisen above so that the exposure time had to be reduced from 1/1250s to 1/5000s.


Exposure 1/1250s. Aperture f/5.0. ISO 800. Focal Length 18 mm. Subject Distance 126 m.


Camera-Time: May 10, 2012 at 05:39:15 am

{To obtain the exact time I have to add 97 seconds because the battery-driven, built-in camera clock was that slow what I took into account, i.e. re-reckoned, a few days later.}

Exact Time: May 10, 2012 at 05:40:42 am CEST



1 a: a simple descriptive work in poetry or prose that deals with rustic life or pastoral scenes or suggests a mood of peace and contentment b: a narrative poem (as Tennyson's Idylls of the King) treating an epic, romantic, or tragic theme

2 a: a lighthearted carefree episode that is a fit subject for an idyll b: a romantic interlude


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Taken on May 10, 2012