vernal equinox 09

The sun appearing at both ends of my street at the same time - how did it do that?!

We never complain about the start of spring in Buffalo NY, but...with our streets running due east-west, the sun is blinding to the east just after sunrise and equally brilliant 180 degrees due west, where it is reflected in the store windows of Elmwood Avenue. There is no escape! This panorama was recorded at 7:44 as the sun crossed the ecliptic - the official beginning of spring in the northern hemisphere

March 20, 2009/ Leica M8/ 35 f2 summicron/ mosaic of 8 images stitched together on Adobe Photoshop CS3

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