While many of you photographers have heard of the golden hours – that short time immediately after sunrise and before sunset where the light is incredible for photography – there is another time that creates a surreal environment with natural light.
One of the most colorful times of the day is when the sun is going down to rest behind the horizon. It’s an ideal time to get out the ole camera and get to work. It’s also one of the most challenging times to capture the light just the way you want. As the sun falls closer to the horizon you can count on dramatic changes in lighting from minute to minute.
Below are some great examples of fence photography from our latest showcase challenge. We had some nice submissions and we have selected thirteen that stood out to us.
Enjoy and let us know your favs in the comments below.
The unique light presented during the golden hours – the time just after sunrise and just before sunset – is a beautiful sight to be seen. The strong angle of the sun creates strong shadows and brings out texture that is not visible during the day, illustrating how much your scene can change with different lighting.
School Portrait depicts what happens when a disgruntled school photographer tries to give elementry school kids a “reality check” with some hard life lessons. This short is both hilarious and quite touching. Enjoy!
Spring is in the air (for the northern hemisphere). Flowers and trees are blooming. The smell of fresh cut grass hangs in the air. Spring is truly a magical time of rebirth and renewal.
Today we offer some beautiful spring images for your photographic inspiration.
What’s not to like about a cute cat photo. That’s what we thought, too. So, we decided to curate some extra cute ones from our community portfolio. Enjoy and let us know your favorites in the comments below.
Toy photography provides great opportunities for clever composition, creative lighting and a chance to really have some fun. When done right a photographer can breathe life and personality into the inanimate objects being shot. I think these examples really reflect this.
Travel Photography is an expression of time and place. It’s a record of a people and their culture as seen though the eyes of the photographer. This collection is from or latest showcase challenge, “Travel”.
“The single most important component of a camera is the twelve inches behind it.”
– Ansel Adams
Easter is a few days away and photo opportunities will be plentiful. As you take all the usual shots of the kids and family why not turn your camera on the precious treasures the little ones worked so hard to find. Here is a collection of photography to inspire your egg shots as well as inspire your egg painting. Enjoy!