Words and images by Bob Coates
Being on location long before the sun is up is aided by camping on-site. I’ve outfitted my RAV 4 for boon docking with an interior shelf, cookstove, cot and sleeping bag. Staying at a campground at Watson Lake in Prescott, Arizona, I awoke at 4 am and made my way down to the water. I clipped the Platypod to my camera pouch so I could have a second tripod without adding much weight to my kit.
The behind-the-scenes image:
I set up the Platypod with a camera to capture time lapse images of the sun rising. In addition to creating a video, I was able to pull still frames to create this image. In the meantime I worked with my other camera and tripod, making additional images of the surrounding area and wildlife. Check out the final image below.
To see more of Bob’s work, head over to his blog at www.successful-photographer.com