Waking up earlier in the morning could not be the most original new year resolution, but surely is a special thing for anyone who loves photography. I was there with my trusty tripod at 6 o’clock in the morning to catch San Giorgio Maggiore Island’s silhouette backlit by the first light of dawn, when the sky begins to brighten. I wasn’t alone as you can see by the blurred shape of the man in the lower left corner. He was enjoying his morning workout routine, and I kept him within the frame to make the shot more dynamic. Finally, I composed with the pier in the foreground to add some depth to the picture.