Just a random sunrise photo from Shaw Butte in Phoenix

Apropos of nothing, here’s a random photo taken during a sunrise hike at Shaw Butte in Phoenix last year. We’re looking north from near the summit, with the residential communities clustered around Thunderbird Road and Coral Gables Drive appearing closest below.

Sunrise, Shaw Butte, Phoenix

Usually the low brush appears brown and the rocks appear grey, but with the sunlight at such a low angle, a glowing, golden hue appeared.

4 thoughts on “Just a random sunrise photo from Shaw Butte in Phoenix”

  1. This doesn’t only seem like a random sunrise but a breathtaking one, Curt. If a random sunrise looks like this, I can’t imagine how a spectacular one looks like. 🙂

    1. This is a lovely time of year to be in Arizona, Agness, particularly in the Phoenix area. If you ever plan to pass through this part of the world again, I recommend taking advantage of the winter months.

  2. I want to hike this Shaw Buttle with enjoy this amazing sunrises.I want to photograph at sunrise. Thanks for hiking tips.

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