I’m on a photography kick. So shoot me.
Photography is all about the light – recording photons for posterity.
When you take a photo is sometimes even more important than where you are. Same place, close to the same angle… which is more pleasing?
I know which one I’d pick.
All that changed was what time of day… one is in the “golden hour” – so-called because it’s when the light is truly golden in color – near sunset. There is a thinner golden segment early in the morning, especially in the spring and fall when the sun is angled – but I hesitate to call it a golden hour… more like twenty minutes or so.
Here are a couple of first-light images…