Sunrise from Shiras Park, Marquette, MI

Sunrise No. 764 of 1,600+

  • Sunrise time: 8:11
  • Azimuth: 114°
  • Did the sun rise: Yes
  • Was the sun visible: Aye aye, captain


  • Felt like: 16 ºF
  • Humidity: 65%
  • Wind: 11 mph
  • Wind gust: 18 mph


  • 21mm
  • f/7.1
  • 1/400 sec
  • 250


Shiras Park, Marquette, MI

0.1 mile commute

📍 46° 33' 7" N, -87° 22' 56" W

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And this is how things go from warm and toasty and to cold and wet in the matter of seconds.

Splash of cold water on Lake Superior


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As much as I love to publish photos from within milliseconds of getting soaked from a wave, I decided to opt for the clean frame this time around.

Looking at the outtakes below, it fascinates me to see how the color changes within such a small window of time, going from orange and purple to blue and white just minutes after sunrise.

Next time, I’m going for the splash photo. It shows what the experience was actually like for me.