Gordo's sunrise gallery
All photos Copyright © 1998-2005 Gordon Richardson gordonr@iafrica.com


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Sunrise on cirrus over mountains and Cape Flats - Jan '05

Sunrise on cirrus over mountains and Cape Flats


Sunrise on cirrus over mountains - Jul '03

sunrise on cirrus over mountains


Sunrise cirrus over mountains - Oct '02

sunrise cirrus over mountains


Cirrus rays at dawn - Nov '01

cirrus rays at dawn


Sunrise cirrus layers - Nov '01

sunrise cirrus layers


Sunbeams at dawn over Helderberg - Oct '01

sunbeams at dawn over Helderberg from Kenilworth


Smoky sunrise clouds - Mar '01

smoky sunrise clouds


Dawn altocumulus patterns - Oct/Nov '00

dawn altocumulus patterns


Sunrise on cirrus - Oct/Nov '00

sunrise on cirrus


Sunrise with mammatus like cloud - Aug/Sep '00

sunrise with mammatus like cloud


Sunrise on altocumlus over mountains - June '00 (same day)

sunrise on altocumlus over mountains sunrise on altocumlus over mountains


Sunrise on cirrus - May '00

sunrise on cirrus


Sunrise on cirrus (zoom to wide angle, all on same day) - Feb '00

sunrise on cirrus zoom sunrise on cirrus sunrise on cirrus wide angle


Sunrise on altocumulus - mid Jan '00

sunrise on altocumulus above Sir Lowry's pass


Smoky sunrise on cirrus - early Jan '00

smoky sunrise on cirrus


Sunrise on altocumulus - Oct to Dec '99

sunrise on altocumulus


Sunrise on altocumulus - September '99

sunrise on altocumulus


Sunrise on cirrus wide angle - Jul/Aug '99

sunrise on cirrus wide angle


Sunrise on cirrus and altocumulus - May/June '99 (separate days)

sunrise on cirrus sunrise on altocumulus layers


Sunrise with mixture of clouds and smoke - March/April '99 (separate days)

sunrise with mixture of clouds sunrise with dark smoke and cloud over mountains


January/February '99

sunrise on altocumulus


December '98 (separate days)

sunrise on cirrus streaks sunrise on cirrus over Kogelberg


orange sunrise on cirrus sunrise on cirrus over Hottentots Holland


October '98

orange sunrise


September '98

sunrise with clouds


August '98

sunrise on cirrus over Du Toit's Peak mountains sunrise on clouds


June/July '98

sunrise on cirrus over Du Toits Peak mountains sunrise on cirrus over Du Toits peak mountains


Winter '91

sunrise on cirrus clouds sunrise on spectacular clouds


November '94

sunrise on Table Mountain and Devil's Peak


December '94

sunrise with summer clouds over Hottentot's Holland


Autumn '95

misty sunrise


Autumn '96

sunrise on layered cirrus over Boland mountains



I do not know if "El Nino" had anything to do with it, but this month was stunning.
Click here to see the whole roll for December '97

misty sunrise

sunrise on cirrus

sunrise on rippled clouds sunrise on dark clouds sunrise on black cloud




February '98

sunrise on cirrus


March '98

sunrise spectacle with alto stratus sunrise with cirrus and tree misty sunrise spectacle over Kenilworth Racecourse


Sunrise on cirrus

sunrise on cirrus


Sunrise on cirrus and alto-cumulus - Mid April '98


sunrise on cirrus sunrise on alto-cumulus


Mid-April '98

Sunrise with two levels of clouds

sunrise on two levels of clouds


24 April '98
Orange colours at dawn over Cape Flats

orange colours at dawn over Cape Flats


26 April '98

Sunrise spectacle over Boland Mountains

sunrise spectacle over Boland Mountains sunrise spectacle over Hottentots Holland


Sunrise with ridge patterns in clouds
sunrise with ridge patterns in clouds


Sunrise on cirrus - April/May '98

pink cirrus at dawn with flock of geese

sunrise on cirrus sunrise on cirrus with mist


Sunrise spectacles with layers of cirrus - May '98

sunrise spectacle with layers of clouds


Sunrise on cirrus over mountains - early-June '98

sunrise on streaky cirrus over mountains sunrise on layered cirrus above mountains sunrise on layered cirrus over mountains


Dawn over mountains with mist patches over Raceourse - early-June '98

dawn over mountains with mist patches over Raceourse


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02 Jul 2005 updated
25 Jul 1998 created from main page