I think I was awake before and/or around the sunrise yesterday, but didn’t bother watching it as another clear morning was forecast, and I’d seen and photographed a similar one the previous day. This morning I was expecting cloud, so didn’t expect any ‘sunrise’. I got up just after 8am anyway, having first woken a while before, and dozed. The first thing I saw was this POP (PinkyOrangePurple) sky!
The moral of the story might be ‘the early bird catches the worm’, but that’s usually meant to support the benefits of diligence, eagerness and hard work!
In this respect it was more about luck, unless the sun did wake me up for it! So it is more in line with greenYgreyism; or its predecessor, a grey area!!
I’m not promoting laziness either. I’d happily wake up for the sunrise every day of the year if I had reason: such as it being my job. My ‘greenYgrey’ attitude for me reflects interest in it.
I’m doing it for the public good as I see it; promoting the sky is there for everyone, and can be a mood booster, especially for people who have SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder).
However, I am promoting my writing and my point of view (literally and metaphorically!) too: scientific agnostic paganism; so thanks to everybody who reads, learns and enjoys; and also those who read and tolerate without too much hate!
Most ‘celebrities’ and ‘influencers’ do it much more, or have people do it for them, but most people don’t do it at all!
Sunrise Surprise Subsides
As the sun rose and POP colours subsided I took some of that, and cropped some for close-ups. That’s the only editing; there’s none on the colours:
Then the sky started to turn blue:
Sky colour science on Wikipedia.
My books where POP (PinkyOrangePurple) was discovered (as a sky arts concept) accidentally, coinciding with the travel quest for the greenYgrey world’s pop artist, Andy Wolfhol.