The ‘Golden Hour’

So you want to to know when the best time for those gorgeous hazy, dreamy photos are.  It is golden hour and it is awesome! We’ll tell you what it is and why we prefer this time of day to others.
You may or may not have noticed that all of our open availability for sessions is in the evening before sunset.  At least that is when we try to schedule a majority of our sessions.  We do have some daytime sessions available, but we prefer to shoot in the hours leading up to sunset. This is called the ‘Golden Hour.’ During this time, the lighting is absolutely perfect.  You can get all kinds of looks and back lighting can be amazing.

The perks:

  • You get yummy light flares and beautiful soft light.
  • There are no soft shadows or squinty eyes from the blinding sun at high noon.
  • In the summer, the weather isn’t too hot, so you’re able to relax a little better knowing there isn’t sweat running down your face or making stains on your shirt.
  • During Golden Hour, everything is warm and pretty.
  • We can also get some sweet silhouette shots as the sun is going down on the horizon

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Melanie S. Robison, Photographer. Mom, Wife, Dog Mom, Aunt, Sister, and Daughter. MSRcreations Photography is my vision of rich and real photographs. Something I have loved for many years and I dont really feel it is work. In business since 2012 I am so proud of how far my photography business has come. I could not be where I am without the many clients that I see every year. I am humbled that they entrust me to capture images for them and blessed to watch as their families grow. It is truly a blessing beyond what I can explain in words. Enjoy reading and viewing their stories in my blog - dont worry I throw some personal stuff in there as well as a photographer's advice on things.

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