The Golden Hour - jwardenphotography

The first hour after sunrise and the hour before sunset is called the golden hour and much of our vision quest will be spent experiencing the the light and colours of this magical time. The golden hour can be bold, but it’s more often about the soft golden light that oocurs when the sun is at or near at the horizon. Light is diffused by traveling through a greater slice of the atmosphere. The result is often a less intense, less saturated light and colours that paint the sky in tints, tones and shades. With the sun low in the sky, the golden hour is also about long shadows.

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The Golden Hour

Two Canada Geese ply the placid waters of Astotin Lake at Elk Island National Park during the golden hour of sunrise.

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