sunset light portraits
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Portraits at Twilight – How We Shot It
This is one of my favorite things to do: Wait until just after sunset, after 90% of the other (portrait) photographers have packed up their bags and headed home. In case you haven’t already figured out my style, this is when I bust out my tripod and beg my subjects to hold VERY still. ;-)
A Kiss at Sunset – How We Shot It
Here’s a good example of when to “turn the whole thing around” and use the sun as your light source. Usually, photographers fear direct sun on their subjects as if it’s the plague. Entire photo shoots can go on with the sun at a subject’s back, for that flare-y, backlit look. While this can of course be beautiful as well, and it’s a very good idea for times of day when the sunlight is harsh, the “golden hour” just before sunset changes that rule in my opinion.