As every photographer knows, the best light occurs right around sunrise and right around sunset. The two aren’t interchangeable either. The light has a very different quality when filtered through cool misty morning air than through warm and hazy evening air. I know all these things, and yet I can’t usually bring myself to get out and shoot at sunrise. I’m just not a morning person.

The day before daylight saving time ends, sunrise is the latest it will be all year. If it’s a clear morning, I do my best to get up early and head out to experience what I’ve been missing for the rest of the year.