3 Features

  • Featured in Feelin’ Good! on 2013-01-13
  • Featured in Canadian Artists on 2012-12-30
  • Featured in Amateur Photographers’ Association on 2012-12-25

To a new dawn!

Catching sunbeams at the sunrise

Location: Gatineau, Qc, Canada
Date: 2012-12-24
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV
ISO: 160
Shutter: 1/50 sec
Aperture Priority: F/11
Metering Mode: Evaluative
Copyright: Yannik Hay
Lens: Canon EF50MM F/1.2L USM
Photoshop CS5 32 bits for Mac – Camera Raw 6.7


sunrise, sun, winter, pink, magenta, snow, trees, yard, backyard, city, suburbs, fence

Started photography in 1975.
Took photography classes.
Learned black and white dark room.
Did the transition to digital in 2005.
Learned a few post-processing programs and made my choice to Photoshop and Lightroom.

I like to shoot wildlife, birds, macro, landscapes and street photography to name a few.

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  • Vitta
    Vittaover 1 year ago

    Outstanding work!!!

  • Thank you very much Vitta and for favoriting it. I’m really pleased that you like it :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • myraj
    myrajover 1 year ago

    Beautifully presented Yannik.

  • Thank you very much Myra for the compliment and for favoriting it :)
    Have a great Holiday time! :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Xandru
    Xandruover 1 year ago

    Beautiful soft lighting!

  • Thank you very much Alex! That was a beautiful morning and at just a few days after winter solstice north of the 45th parallel, the sun rises and stays low for a long time in the morning and the sun beams through the trees were lovely!
    Cheers :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • debsphotos
    debsphotosover 1 year ago

    Congratulations on your well-deserved Feature!
    Your Hosts: CRose & Deb 12-26-12!

  • Thank you very much Deb for the feature! I am very honoured :)

    – Yannik Hay

    JUSTARTover 1 year ago

    great work

  • Thank you very much Sylvia :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeover 1 year ago

    Gorgeous. A beautiful sunrise.

  • Thank you very much Bunny :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenover 1 year ago

    Oh so beautiful Yannik! :) x

  • Thank you very much Carol :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • vigor
    vigorover 1 year ago

    I love the lighting in this!

  • Thank you very much Vivian :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Renee Blake
    Renee Blakeover 1 year ago

    Lovely !

  • Jacinthe Brault
    Jacinthe Braultover 1 year ago

    Très joli Yan :)

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