Sunrise in Leeds while on a business trip.

Sunrise in Leeds

Business trips are not always the best for catching good photos, though I have had a few good shots on work trips away. Here I had a hotel room with a balcony facing the right way. Though wintry and cool it was not cold enough to stop me catching this sunrise in Leeds.

At the end of October the timing of the sunrise is also great – no effort needed, simply get out of bed and take photos.

Sunrise in Leeds
The sunrise light is looking great on the autumn colours in some of the vegetation.

Sunrise in Leeds Photo Notes

The power of the phone camera! And a bit of Snapseed. These were all taken using night mode on a Huawei Mate 10 Pro. A little of cropping a tweaking in Snapseed brought them to life.

While the raw images from my TZ100 Or DSLR may arguably produce technically better images, which will make better prints, the Mate 10 delivers great shots, very quickly ready to use online.

Sunrise in Leeds - subtle colours looking behind the sunrise.
When taking a sunrise or sunset shot in cludy weather always looik to the other side of the sky. The colours in the clouds were subtle.

Location: Mercure Leeds Parkway Hotel

The Mercure Leeds Parkway Hotel is my normal choice of accommodation when up in Leeds. It is a very convenient hotel for local businesses, as well as a few local attrractions, and is only two miles from the Leeds Bradford International Airport.

With most of the modern conveniences one would expect from a modern hotel, the Brasserie has always delivered a good meal when I have been there. Certainly the best of the local hotels which I have tried.

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First and Last Sunrise - Vilanculos, Mozambique

First and Last Sunrise

First and last sunrise. First I saw in 2016 and the last of our holiday.

First sunrise because it was the first I saw in 2016 (definitely not awake for a 4:30 sunrise on New Year’s Day!!).
Last sunrise because it was, sadly, the last morning of our little trip to Archipelago resort in Vilanculos, Mozambique.

Holiday accommodation with a view of the sea is always a big plus. A view of the sea, facing east just makes it so much better as the sun rises. Sunrise at 4:30 in the morning, however, can be an issue when it comes to getting up early and grabbing the camera. I did catch a couple of sunrises though.

See more sunrises in the gallery.