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Last year I bought a Fuji X10 (which is a premium compact camera) to take on holiday when it wasn't practical to carry the full DSLR kit. However, I still wanted something that would be capable of taking a decent landscape shot on the odd occasion when I'm caught without my main camera. This was one such morning when I was passing the Forth bridge and saw some nice sunrise colours developing. The sun was actually rising well off the the right of this frame but the colour was reflecting of the clouds in all directions. I literally stopped the car on the promenade at South Queensferry, jumped out and captured this hand held (no tripod or filters) and was back in the car and on my way within minutes. Definitely one of those occasions when it's better to have something with you rather than miss the opportunity completely.

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