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Keep Taking Pictures After Sunset!

Be patient. Continue snapping after sunset. (older article but still relevant)

Every once in awhile I find myself somewhere where there is a large number of people watching a sunset – and where there are people watching a sunset, there are people taking photos of it. One interesting trend that I have noticed over the years is that as soon as the sun drops below the horizon, everyone puts their cameras away. That’s it – show’s over – good job nature, nothing more to see here. We all love a good sunset – but the best photos can often be captured after sunset – so in this article I want to

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Video – How to Shoot Stunning Photos at Sunrise and Sunset

Make the most of the beginning and end of your day.

Watch this video to pick up some great tips for creating fantastic sunrise and sunset images.

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How to Plan a Successful Sunset Portrait Session

Getting the best light during sunset.Golden hour is a magical time of day. Here are some tips to make the most of the best light for your next sunset portrait session.

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The other side of sunrise or sunset

Often, photographers seek out the best location for sunrise or sunset hoping to capture the ethereal orb from a different perspective than has ever been documented. For most of us, the resulting image is similar to most other pictures of sunrises or sunsets. In Colorado and Wyoming, sunsets don’t always yield the beautiful golden glow that flatlanders experience because the sun disappears behind the mountain range long before the stunning colors of the golden hour can be experienced.

160811-SAP-021Sunrises, on the other hand often yield the harshness of the sun as it peaks over the horizon and, once again, the beautiful golden hour is seen ten to fifteen minutes prior to sunrise and when there are enough cl0uds to reflect all the great colors.

160818-SAP-017To combat these issues, I started facing the away from the sunrise and sunset and capture the pastel pink and blue hues that make the golden hour the best time to capture the light.

The next time you are out, try facing away from the impending sunrise or sunset and capture the glorious colors of the golden hour.


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How to Find a Great Sunset Photography Location

Tips on finding a great sunset location.

We all know that some of the most beautiful light happens during sunset. But what truly makes a great sunset photography location?

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