Houston Sunrise

As I looked around the area surrounding the Hotel Sorella, the only place that looked like it might provide a decent vantage point for what was shaping up to be an excellent sunrise was the top of a parking garage. I walked around the top in the pre-dawn hours looking for a decent shot, drawing the attention of more than one security guard in the process.

Houston Parking Garage Sunrise

The best vantage points required me to climb on top of places I probably shouldn’t have been climbing on. This probably explains the attention of the guards. The shot above was taken from the top of a power box. But it was not the first place I climbed on in my attempt to find a view.

Rooftop Sunrise in Houston

As you can see, the accessible rooftops didn’t provide any better view of the sunrise than I was finding on the parking garage. The colors were wonderful regardless. Houston, thanks for the great sunrise.


If there are multiple photos in this post, EXIF data is for the featured photo only:

  • Aperture: ƒ/7.1
  • Camera: ILCE-6000
  • Taken: 13 October, 2016
  • Flash fired: no
  • Focal length: 50mm
  • ISO: 100
  • Shutter speed: 1.3s

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