The Witching Hour
It's not very often that I shoot a culture editorial in colour but on this occasion!!! When I came up with the idea of shooting around Darling Harbour (Sydney) Which is one of the main tourists attractions, I had to show it in a different way than you would normally see it if I was shooting during say in the middle of the day. So I thought lets shoot in the late avo or I should say late afternoon/early evening light, when the sun is starting to go down.
I love shooting land, sea or city scape's at that time of the day as it gives a very heavy saturated looking feel to your photo's. Mind you .....you have to work fast as the light can change drastically in a matter of minutes, but that can make it a lot more fun when that happen's as you have to work fast. Not only with your framing but also your metering of the light. I always have a preconceived idea how I want my final pictures to look when I am shooting a editorial for LaMode. But sometimes that doesn't always happen due to the fact that you may have clouds in the sky which is not giving you the light you wanted or the content you where hoping that you trying to capture in your photo's. So when that happens, I go back to the practice of thinking light and composition when I am clicking away. And when I do that this is what I come up with .......The Witching Hour.
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