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Midday Muse: Sublime Sunlight

A friend of mine calls the perfect hour of late afternoon sunlight "golden time." I love it when I can find a photograph that perfectly captures that phrase.

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jeunesse jeunesse 9 years
My favorite time of day. I love to sit on the step of our back porch--where I can absorb the full effects of that time and the sunlight is best--as well as the view from my house. It's just a nice corner where I see the flower beds and carriage house meet. It's very private. Our cats are usually hanging out. It's just a very pleasant spot...
wiggle wiggle 9 years
I always head outside for at least s few moments at that time of day so I can be in that feels like a Maxfield Parrish painting.
DivineGigi DivineGigi 9 years
In film and photography that time of day is called "The Golden Hour" so maybe thats why you guys use the phrase. Something it always makes me think of is the movie "Heaven's Gate." The film was shot entirely at Golden Hour (for the light) because the director was a snot. Due to his light restrictions the cost of the film bankrupted a studio and was, for a few years at least, the most expensive film ever made.
DCStar DCStar 9 years
Ahhhh....I just adore this as well, I call it the "orange glow" and it is absolutely divine shining off of the glass buildings across the street from my apartment.
beingtazim beingtazim 9 years
i also really like this time of day. i can't help but smile a lot during it. great picture!
Jasi Jasi 9 years
ahhhh! this is my absolute favorite time of day...especially for taking photographs. but it sucks to be driving during it. the sun is blinding! :)
EightOctopi EightOctopi 9 years
Weird... I call it that, too! I would come home from work on summer evenings, and that's how it would look in my old room; golden everywhere. Just beautiful.
ccsugar ccsugar 9 years
Oh I love this time of day too, the way the sun looks. :love: One of the few times of day when I actually enjoy the sun beaming down on my face! :)
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