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Nature and Landscape Photography by Martin Borg

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CHAPTER 3CAPTURING LIGHT

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Without light, there’d be no photography. But some of the best images are created in diminished light, like twilight. If you’ve heeded the weather forecast and watched the time of day closely, all you need are some snacks while you wait for the perfect moment.

20 The Blue Hour

The sun has decided to call it a day and disappears beyond the horizon. Time to pack up your camera and head home? Not so fast—you’ve still got one good hour of inspired photography left. The blue hour, or this window of twilight so named because the light creates a distinctively bluish cast, is a rewarding time for taking photos. The final rays ...

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