Sunrise and sunset photos Photography

Landscape Stock Images By Heather Farish

Sunrise and sunset are ideal times for taking photographs as the sinking sun provides soft light that makes objects glow. It is also a time for photographs of objects silhouetted against a colourful sky.

     
Devils Marbles
     
Devils Marbles
     
River sunrise
     
Desert sunset


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1. Devils Marbles. The Devils Marbles is one of the top tourist attraction between Katherine and Alice Springs in Australia's Northern Territory. It is a mass of huge, granite boulders that glow orange at sunrise or sunset.

2. The Olgas at sunset. The Olgas or Kata Tjuta, are part of the Uluru-Kata Tkuta National Park in central Australia. At sunrise, the iron oxide contained in the conglomerate rock of these domes glows red. They are located 27 kilometres west of Uluru.

3. Devils Marbles. South of Darwin, on the way to Alice Springs is a strange conglomeration of rocks called the Devils Marbles. Like the large rock further south, the ideal time to view them is at sunrise or sunset as they glow in shades of orange, yellow and brown.

4. Desert sand dunes. At the eastern edge of the Sahara desert is Erg Chigaga in southern Morocco. Requiring 4 WD to get in, the dunes are best seen at sunrise or sunset.

5. Rippled desert sand dunes. At the eastern edge of the Sahara desert is Erg Chigaga in southern Morocco. Requiring 4 WD to get in, the dunes are best seen at sunrise or sunset.

6. River sunrise. This river sunrise is in the Sunderbans, a world heritage-listed mangrove area in southern Bangladesh.

7. Mount Toubkal at sunrise. Morocco's Mount Toubkal , or Jebel Toubkal, is the highest mountain in north Africa at 4167 metres. Located in the High Atlas Mountains the summit can be readily reached with only winter ascents requiring specialist equipment. Although a guide is recommended at all times. This is the surrounding mountains at sunrise while on the ascent.

8. Desert sunset. On the western edge of the Sahara Desert is Erg Chebbi in Morocco. The top of the large sand dunes make an ideal place to view the sunset.

9. Sunset on the Zambezi River above Victoria Falls. Victoria Falls, one of the largest waterfalls in the world, is on the Zambezi River on the Zimbabwe - Zambia border. Spectacular views can be obtained from either country especially from the other side of the gorge. It is possible to go white water rafting below the falls or take a sunset cruise above the falls.

10. Boys play beside sunset lit river. Boys silhouetted against the sunset-lit river just outside Dhaka in Bangladesh.

11. Bagan temple silhouette at sunrise. The Plain of Bagan in Burma was once the capital of several ancient kingdoms of Burma. By the end of the 1200s, being built over 230 years there was supposedly 4446 temples on the plain next to the Irrawaddy River. Earthquakes, floods and thieves have left about 2200 temples and pagodas today. One of these temples seen at sunrise from Mingalazedi.

12. Sunrise on the Plain of Bagan in Myanmar. The Plain of Bagan in Burma was once the capital of several ancient kingdoms of Burma. By the end of the 1200s, being built over 230 years there was supposedly 4446 temples on the plain next to the Irrawaddy River. Earthquakes, floods and thieves have left about 2200 temples and pagodas today. Two temples seen at sunrise from Mingalazedi.

13. Sunset over the Rapti River. The Rapti River forms a separating line between Chitwan National Park and the adjoining buffer lands. This sunset was seen from within the park.

14. Rocky Beach at sunset. This beach is near Coral Bay in Western Australia and was accessed by riding Quad bikes along the beach. Between Carnarvon and Exmouth, the small town on Coral Bay has a coral reef just off the beach, which can be explored either by snorkelling or from a glass-bottomed boat.

15. Hot air ballooning at sunrise. A wonderful way to watch the sun rise is from the silence of a hot air balloon. This hot air balloon is rising over the semi-desert of Central Australia near Alice Springs.

16. Cable Beach sunset. Cable Beach in Broome is a year-round drawcard for visitors with its long, white sand beach, clear waters and warm weather.

17. Lake Kununura at sunset. Kununurra is a town in northern Western Australia and this lakes adjoins the town.

18. Wagoe Beach cabin at sunset. Located south of Kalbarri, Wagoe Beach is a fisherman's mecca with reef fishing available directly off the beach. Its white sand beaches are accessible only by 4WD.

19. U Bein teak bridge at sunset. U Bein footbridge is the longest teak bridge in the world and is located in Amarapura, which is now part of Mandalay. The bridge was constructed from unwanted timber from the old palace.

20. Sunset at a Brachina Gorge campsite. Brachina Gorge, in the Flinders Ranges, is home to the yellow-footed rock wallaby. It is best explored by driving the 20-kilometre self-guided geological tour through the gorge. Both explanatory signs and campsites are provided.

21. Lancelin beach sunset. Located 110 kilometres north of Perth, Lancelin is a small tourist town renowned for fishing and sand dunes.

22. Bungle Bungles at sunset. The Bungle Bungles or Purnululu National Park is a remote area in the Kimberley area of Western Australia. It is home to a conglomeration of striped rock domes made of sandstone with black stripes courtesy of the cyanobacteria that grow on the regions with a higher clay content.

23. Glenelg River sunrise reflection. The Lower Glenelg National Park in south west Victoria, is mostly situated along the banks of the Glenelg River, It is an ideal place for hiking, canoeing and camping with a number of campsites provided in the national park, The park is home to a vast range of Australian flora and fauna including koalas,

24. Glenelg River sunrise reflection. The Lower Glenelg National Park in south west Victoria, is mostly situated along the banks of the Glenelg River, It is an ideal place for hiking, canoeing and camping with a number of campsites provided in the national park, The park is home to a vast range of Australian flora and fauna including koalas,

25. Glenelg River sunset reflection. The Lower Glenelg National Park in south west Victoria, is mostly situated along the banks of the Glenelg River, It is an ideal place for hiking, canoeing and camping with a number of campsites provided in the national park, The park is home to a vast range of Australian flora and fauna including koalas,

26. Sunrise in Chitwan National Park. The Indian Rhinoceros or Great One-Horned Rhinoceros, Rhinoceros unicornis, can be readily seen wild in national parks such as Chitwan, in the Terai region of Nepal.

27. Kellys Knob lookout in Kununurra. Kelly's Knob is an ideal lookout on the outskirts of Kununurra in northern Western Australia. Here this rocky outcrop turns a rich red at sunset.

28. The red domes of The Olgas. The Olgas or Kata Tjuta, are part of the Uluru-Kata Tkuta National Park in central Australia. At sunrise, the iron oxide contained in the conglomerate rock of these domes glows red. They are located 27 kilometres west of Uluru.

29. Electricity pylon and wires. SONY DSC

30. Eighty Mile Beach in Western Australia. Eighty Mile Beach is located half way between Port Hedland and Broome. This isolated beach has a caravan park and is ideal for fishing, walking and fossicking for shells.

31. Eighty Mile Beach in Western Australia. Eighty Mile Beach is located half way between Port Hedland and Broome. This isolated beach has a caravan park and is ideal for fishing, walking and fossicking for shells.

32. Orange sun at sunrise. A colourful Kathmandu sunrise

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