Learning to use the golden hour will greatly help improve the quality of your images, no matter what your subject is. By positioning yourself in different angles from the sun, there is several different ways to use this light. The following images are taken at different times of day from morning to dusk to give an idea of the use of light.
|Taken early morning on a partly cloudy day. Love the stillness of mornings! Sun was directly behind me.|
|Taken mid-day, lots of distracting contrast and shadows that hide details and we have some overblown highlights and over exposed background.|
|Taken right after sunset giving a silouhette, with nice soft warm colors in the background,|