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"Sunrise Roping" was a killer sunrise two weeks ago as the wildfires in north central Texas were blowing up and it was getting smoky. One of the pleasures of living in rural Texas is the lack of pollution, but this was the one time when that was not the case. Single image.


Captured with: d700, 70-200mm @ f/8.0, 1/1000, ISO 200, 98mm. Hand held, looking directly into the rising sun through the smoke of more than 100,000 acres of burned ranch lands.

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Taken on April 10, 2011