Scheef East Point Preserve Rekindles Joy

Scheef East Point Nature Preserve on South Bass Island offers one of those nature walks which rekindles one’s joy and thankfulness for the environment in which we live.  On a recent morning adventure, Kate Ostapchuk witnessed a mesmerizing sunrise and captured these images in a matter of moments.





The transitions reveal how the sun’s proximity to the horizon creates a timing optical illusion based on our being able to scale the sun against objects on the horizon. When the sun is higher in the sky, one can’t judge its movement nearly as well.