By Scott Shephard
It just occurred to me that while the sun rose only once in this place on this day it is otherwise always rising and always setting all day long every day. Of course, it's more accurate to suggest that the earth revolves all day long as the sun stays fixed relative to our point of view on earth.
As a child I remember wondering how fast you'd have to move so that the sun would appear to stand still. Answer: 1,037.5 miles per hour.
But I wasn't moving when I took this photo. In fact, I was transfixed. You would have been, too, if you had be up on The Rock with me a few mornings ago. The light you see in this photo lasted about 4 minutes. But it was worth the trip. . . .
Canon 5DIII 1/15s f/16.0 ISO200 47mm (5 frame HDR)