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Vantage point for a sunrise photo?

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  1. Ford-stu

    Ford-stu Tourist

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    Hi I'm going to vegas for the first time in March and I'm wanting to catch a good photo of a sunrise and sunset.

    I'm happy to travel as I've hired a car for my stay but ideally I'd like the spot to be within a 2 hour drive.

    Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

    Stu
     
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    Good question. My first thought is that for sunrise, drive over to red rock canyon. Its not far and you can face east from an elevated position. I have taken some excellent photos of the south end of the Strip from there in the past, but never first thing in the morning. I think it would be a good spot
     
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    This thread reminded me of one of my favorite vegas sunrise photos I took. Not the vantage point the OP is looking for, but nevertheless ....
     

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    Thank you for the red rock idea I'll give that a try when I'm there. Also nice pic of the the city mate
     
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    I agree with the Red Rock Canyon suggestion. Here's a sunrise I shot.
     

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    Wow that's a really nice shot. What time of year was that taken?
     
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    Thanks. Middle of November.
     
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    I would never of guessed that was November fingered crossed I can something like that in march
     
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    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1389365067.458420.jpg ImageUploadedByTapatalk1389365093.379148.jpg the one is from my room at flamingo.
     
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    Sunset from atop the Stratosphere .
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    Moonrise
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    Never been up to see a sunrise. Usually face down in my bed, passed out, with drool coming out of my mouth at that time.
     
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    Fligster, you were at the same spot Tony Soprano was in one of the episodes.
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    I know because this hangs on my wall in my dining room.
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    Ha, that's pretty cool. Never knew it.
     
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