The golden hours are an amazing time to take photographs however lots of people prefer to shoot at sunset because it is more convenient. It can be extremely worth getting out of bed early to experience and capture amazing scenes, often having them all to yourself.

Here are 12 sunrise photos that may help to motivate you to get out of bed to take your own.

sunrise seascape photoWaves at sunrise – Image credit: TerryChen
Watching the sun rise from a beach is an amazing way to start to the day.

 

Lake McDonald in Glacier National ParkThe Day Awakens – Image credit: JD Hascup

 

Winter Wonderland - Llyn Llydaw, Snowdonia‘Winter Wonderland’ – Llyn Llydaw, Snowdonia – Image credit: Kris Williams

 

Forest SymphonyForest Symphony – Image credit: Reetom Hazarika

 

Breaking Dawn - Loch RuskyBreaking Dawn – Loch Rusky – Image credit: J Mcsporran

 

Durdle Door at sunriseFootsteps in the Sand – image credit: Lies thru a lens

 

At First LightAt first light – Image credit: Susanne Nilsson

 

Wheal Betsy Engine House on Dartmoor at SunriseWheal Betsy Engine House on Dartmoor at Sunrise – Image credit: Dave Gibbeson

 

Sunrise over misty Wimbledon CommonSunrise over misty Wimbledon Common – Image credit: stevekeiretsu

 

Sunrise in White Rock - Ireland

Sunrise in White Rock, Dalkey, Ireland – Image credit: Giuseppe Milo

 

Cherstey

Cherstey – Image credit: Karim Corban

 

12 Amazing examples of sunrise photography

Photographer’s Sunrise – Image credit: JD Hascup

Sunrise is such a magical time that you should really try taking your camera out with you at dawn at least once. I hope you get great shots!