past the golden hour

SHEIN Dress - 3I wanted to try an after Golden Hour photo shoot. The evenings are getting shorter, and I had never successfully done one before. While the lighting can be tricky, the shots don’t always come out clear. Even with a tripod. I also move around a lot when having my picture taken, so that certainly doesn’t help when the camera is already having difficulty focusing. 

SHEIN Dress - 1

I will definitely need to experiment more with the editing tools in my Lightroom program. Until then, these were the results.

Enjoy your last day in November, all!

<3

Emory

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  1. I love that light, too. Very lovely, thanks for sharing it

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  2. Golden hour photos are the best, but ahhhh it’s so hard to find the time to get out and catch the glorious light– especially in the winter time!

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  3. Liz

     /  11/30/2015

    Love it! I get so intimidated by low light or dusk. These turned out beautiful!

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    • They’re much too grainy, I think. I generally add light grain to my photos, but because these were taken with my back to the setting sun, I had to increase the exposure immensely. That turned into a significant amount of grain, and still too-dark photos. I am tempted to have another photo shoot at this time, just so I can play around with the settings more. (I also should have change the settings on my camera.)

      Thanks for your comment!

      <3<3

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      • Liz

         /  11/30/2015

        I have the same issue with grainy photos too! Though I don’t have that keen of an eye yet so it’s not the first thing I notice!! It’s really a trial and error with photography, in my opinion, and you just have to keep clicking away until it’s perfect. Although, I think your photos are always great so…

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