Cypress Sunrise / by Strain

A thick fog bank over the city delayed my morning commute to Whistler by about an hour on Friday; once I realized a special sunrise was in the making, I made a detour up Cypress Mountain to catch the first rays emerging from behind a distant Mt Baker.

All taken with my K10D / DA 50-200.

Predawn:

Mt Baker towers over North Vancouver and the Fraser Valley:

The Lions Gate Bridge, Stanley Park, and the tops of downtown Vancouver's 20+ story buildings: