Captured along the serene Katsura River in Kyoto, Japan, this photograph is a poetic rendition of a new day's arrival. A morning starburst graces the upper branch of a tree, resplendent in its fall finery, brilliantly backlit by the sun. The lush green vegetation beneath flourishes in vivid hues. In the distance, a Japanese woman, dressed in striking red attire and holding a matching parasol, gazes toward the sunrise, embodying the tranquil charm of the moment. Photo © copyright by Rich Voninski.