Sunrise and sunset

Sunset in the Great Smokey Mountains NP
Sunset in the Great Smokey
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© Colin G Radford
Burnished Golden Skyscape
Burnished Golden Skyscape
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© Colin G Radford
Sunset over a lake
Sunset over a lake
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© Lars-Olof Nilsson
Maroantsetra sunrise, Madagascar
Maroantsetra sunrise,
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© Colin G Radford
Liquid Gold - sunrise reflections on rippled water
Liquid Gold - sunrise
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© Colin G Radford
New Zealand, Auckland
New Zealand, Auckland
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© Peter Currie
Image of lone dawn paddler Sunshine Coast Qld
Image of lone dawn paddler
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© Peter Currie
Sunset and power-line pylon
Sunset and power-line pylon
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© Lars-Olof Nilsson
Dusk on the beach the Samara beach
Dusk on the beach the Samara
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© Marcin Roszkowski
Sunset behind Santa Maria della Salute in Venice, Italy
Sunset behind Santa Maria della
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© Lars-Olof Nilsson
Colorful sunset over the Playa Azucar
Colorful sunset over the Playa
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© Marcin Roszkowski
Seascape Sunset
Seascape Sunset
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© Peter Currie
Desert sunset
Desert sunset
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© Heather Farish
Venice Italy Early Morning
Venice Italy Early Morning
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© Peter Currie
Sunrise over lake.
Sunrise over lake.
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© Noel Fisher
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Canoeist at sunrise
Canoeist at sunrise
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© Noel Fisher
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Sunset over the Potrero bay and Playa Azucar
Sunset over the Potrero bay and
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© Marcin Roszkowski
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Glenelg River sunrise reflection
Glenelg River sunrise
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© Heather Farish
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Stockholm skyline at sunset
Stockholm skyline at sunset
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© Lars-Olof Nilsson
Lancelin beach sunset
Lancelin beach sunset
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© Heather Farish
Mallacoota inlet sunrise
Mallacoota inlet sunrise
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© Jeremy R Wood
Mount Barney
Mount Barney
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© Tim Roberts
setting sun at Kingston jetty
setting sun at Kingston jetty
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© Jeremy R Wood
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Sunrise, Oxley Common
Sunrise, Oxley Common
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© Tim Roberts
Sunset Snowy River estuary
Sunset Snowy River estuary
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© Jeremy R Wood
Emily Bay sunset, lone pine
Emily Bay sunset, lone pine
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© Jeremy R Wood
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Castlerigg Central Stone
Castlerigg Central Stone
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© Fraser Hetherington
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Richardson Lookout at Sunrise
Richardson Lookout at Sunrise
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© Thomas Testone
Spashing Wave at Sea Defences
Spashing Wave at Sea Defences
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© Fraser Hetherington
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Sky and Weather - Sunrise over Salisbury, UK
Sky and Weather - Sunrise over
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© Ian Watts
Sydney Harbour Panorama
Sydney Harbour Panorama
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© Thomas Testone
Jamberoo Lookout at Sunrise
Jamberoo Lookout at Sunrise
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© Thomas Testone
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Sky and Weather - Sunset over Malta
Sky and Weather - Sunset over
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© Ian Watts
Beach at Sunset
Beach at Sunset
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© Thomas Testone
Fishing at Sunset
Fishing at Sunset
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© Stuart D Coutts
Castlerigg Circle
Castlerigg Circle
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© Fraser Hetherington
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Sky and Weather - Sunset on a stormy day
Sky and Weather - Sunset on a
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© Ian Watts
Flying kites at Sunset
Flying kites at Sunset
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© Stuart D Coutts
Sunset view over Edinburghs city park
Sunset view over Edinburghs
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© Benjamin Wiedmann
Outback Railway - Cloncurry, north-western Queensland
Outback Railway - Cloncurry,
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© Adam McArthur
Storm at sunset
Storm at sunset
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© Adam McArthur
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Grounded Iceberg of Mawson Antarctica
Grounded Iceberg of Mawson
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© Matt Brading
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Passage Islet and Cape Gloucester beach at sunset
Passage Islet and Cape
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Here's a selection of our most dramatic sunrise and sunset images, with and without foreground content. If you like a particular image but need different content or framing, photographers being photographers, there's sure to be plenty of other images available from the same shoot.

Tags: sunrise   sunset   scenic   dawn   daybreak   dusk   twilight   sundown   evening   cockcrow   dawning   daybreak   daylight   morning   first light   sunup morning star sunup star break of day  

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Statistics: This lightbox contains 85 images from 22 photographers and has been viewed 3158 times since it was published on 1/22/2015 6:19:51 PM.

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1. Sunset in the Great Smokey Mountains NP. The Great Smokey Mountains National Park is renowned for its spectacular sunrises and sunsets, ablaze with color

2. Burnished Golden Skyscape. Burnished Golden coloured cloudscape at sunset.

3. Sunset over a lake. Tree and sunset on a lake

4. Maroantsetra sunrise, Madagascar . Golden sunrise over the distant mountain peaks near Maroantsetra, on Madagascar's east coast

5. Liquid Gold - sunrise reflections on rippled water. Sunrise reflections on rippled water look like liquid gold.

6. New Zealand, Auckland. Auckland with the sun setting in the background.

7. Image of lone dawn paddler Sunshine Coast Qld. Dawn photo of paddler on the Sunshine Coast

8. Sunset and power-line pylon. Power transmission against the backdrop of a sunset. Solar energy, a source of power

9. Dusk on the beach the Samara beach. Beautiful cloudy landscape at dusk on the Samara beach, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

10. Sunset behind Santa Maria della Salute in Venice, Italy. The Basilica of St Mary of Health was built by the Republic of Venice to thank for the city's deliverance from the plague in the 17th century

11. Colorful sunset over the Playa Azucar. Beautiful landscape of sunset over the Playa Azucar, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

12. Seascape Sunset. Beautiful sunset at sea. Warm colours contrast with the ocean.

13. 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.

14. Venice Italy Early Morning. Images around famous San Marco early in the morning, when the pigeons outnumber us and there is a very peaceful calm. In a few hours the square will be swelling with locals and tourists.

15. Sunrise over lake.. A sunrise over The Entrance on the NSW Central Coast.

16. Canoeist at sunrise. A canoeist paddling at sunrise toward the ocean at The Entrance on the NSW Central Coast.

17. Sunset over the Potrero bay and Playa Azucar. Beautiful view of sunset over the Potrero bay and Playa Azucar, Costa Rica, Guanacaste.

18. 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,

19. Stockholm skyline at sunset. Towers of Stockholm City Hall and the Riddarholmen Church at sunset

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

21. Mallacoota inlet sunrise. Mallacoota inlet, sea mist, dawn, Mallacoota, Australia, 2007

22. Mount Barney. Sunrise at Mount Barney, Queensland

23. setting sun at Kingston jetty. crane at Kingston jetty, setting sun, spring, Norfolk Island, 2012

24. Sunrise, Oxley Common. Sunrise over Oxley Common, Brisbane

25. Sunset Snowy River estuary. Sunset Snowy River estuary, high cloud, spring, Marlo, Australia, 2011

26. Emily Bay sunset, lone pine. Emily Bay sunset, lone pine, low tide, spring, Norfolk Island, 2012

27. Castlerigg Central Stone. Central stone in the Castlerigg stone circle in Cumbria as the sun starts to set

28. Richardson Lookout at Sunrise. Richardson Lookout on the Fitzroy Falls West Rim Track at sunrise

29. Spashing Wave at Sea Defences. Waves starting to splash against the World War 2 beach defences at Cresswell beach in the early morning sunrise

30. Sky and Weather - Sunrise over Salisbury, UK. Sunrises can be spectacular almost anywhere in the world but never more than when the sky is cloudy. This photograph was taken in Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK early one autumn morning. The sky was partially cloudy which revealed a beautiful mix of colours. Within 15 min this scene had vanished forever.

31. Sydney Harbour Panorama. Panorama of Sydney Harbour including Harbour Bridge at sunrise

32. Jamberoo Lookout at Sunrise. Sunrise through smoke haze at Jamberoo Lookout in the NSW Southern Highlands

33. Sky and Weather - Sunset over Malta. Malta is an archipelago in the central Mediterranean between Sicily and the North African coast. For most of the year Malta enjoys blue skies and high temperatures. During the rainy season between the beginning of November and the end of February, Malta has some spectacular sunsets. This photograph depicts one of those and was taken from Sliema across Vallette's grand harbour just as the sun dipped below the horizon.

34. Beach at Sunset. Beach on NSW Mid North Coast at sunset, landscape orientation with rock formations

35. Fishing at Sunset. A man fishing alone on a jetty at Forster, New South Wales Australia at sunset. The water is still and calm. Peaceful and relaxing.

36. Castlerigg Circle. Castlerigg circle in Cumbria, England as the sun begins to set over the hills

37. Sky and Weather - Sunset on a stormy day. This photograph was taken on the Dorset coast in the UK near to Wareham. Towards sunset the sky turned from overcast to very dark. Storm clouds rolled in over the sea. As the sun went down it lent an eerie glow to the storm clouds.

38. Flying kites at Sunset. I came across these 2 guys on a very windy afternoon late in the day, as the sun was setting on the horizon at Bar beach in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.They both had special acrobatic kites that were highly manoeuvrable in the gusty conditions. They were seeing how close they could fly their kites without actually crashing them into each other. It was quite spectacular to watch and produced a lot of noise as they turned dramatically and very suddenly.

39. Sunset view over Edinburghs city park. Sunset over Edinburgh's famous city park. Worth a visit when you're on a trip to Edinburgh. Relax in the park before visiting the city for a ghost tour tour through the old town in the night!

40. Outback Railway - Cloncurry, north-western Queensland. The Great Northern Railway line runs from the port city of Townsville, to the mining town of Mount Isa in north-west Queensland, a journey of roughly 1,000 km. This image of sunrise reflecting on the rails was captured just outside of the outback Queensland town of Cloncurry.

41. Storm at sunset. An afternoon thunderstorm rolls across the southern end of Santa Isabel province, Solomon Islands. Photographed from Cockatoo Island at the entrance to Thousand Ships Bay between Santa Isabel and San Jorge Island.

42. Grounded Iceberg of Mawson Antarctica. Grounded iceberg showing morain layers accumulated many years previously when the ice was part of the Antarctic icecap. Image taken off Australias'' Mawson base.

43. Passage Islet and Cape Gloucester beach at sunset. Passage Islet is a small, 20 m high islet lying 500 m off the shore of Cape Gloucester approximately 22km east of the town of Bowen on the central coast of Queensland, Australia. The islet has a long, sandy tail extending toward the shore and a sandy, cuspate foreland in its lee. On the southern side of the foreland is a 1 km long beach, consisting of a high tide beach with low tide rock flats and beach rock. The islet lies between the mainland (Cape Gloucester) and Gloucester Island.