Lots of people will photograph a sunset for the deep reds and bright oranges but rarely see that the warm light from a sunset offers a lot more possibilities. The sunsets can be a little boring too, once you’ve seen one, you’ve seen them all. Try to get something in the foreground of your sunset and use the sunset as a backdrop. The Eiffel Tower looks nice in the foreground but a few trees can look quite dramatic!
I took this shot yesterday evening as the sun was starting to go down. The light was warm and the shot is reasonable good. Although the sun was bright, it wasn’t easy judging exactly how much light I had. There are a lot of dark areas in the frame. (more…)