This is a quintessential South Dakota sunrise: a single tree and an expanse of prairie pasture. The tree and the sunrise are commonplace; but the clouds aren’t. On this particular morning, I was struck by texture of the clouds and how there was a single band of sunlight along the horizon. Light like this is short lived. Usually, you can’t say, “That’s pretty – I’ll go get my camera.” By the time you have your camera, even if it is only minutes later, the moment has passed.
Canon 1D 1/60s f/2.8 ISO400 200mm