The following is a guest post by photographer Max Therry.
Golden Hour is that magical time of day just after sunrise of just before sunset. During Golden Hour, it seems that the entire world is dipped in a beautiful golden glow.
The clouds are lifted. The sky is clear. And the sun rises or sets in a way that your images appear soft and ethereal.
It’s famously known to be incredible for portraits, landscape shots and also — aerial photography.
What Is Golden Hour?
Golden Hour (often called Magic Hour) is the quality of light that comes during the first and last hour of the day’s sunlight. During this twice-a-day event, there’s a soft warmth to the sky that yields incredible images for photographers of all kinds.
If you’re curious about when exactly Golden Hour happens in your city day, you can visit the Golden Hour calculator website. This information is also available on smartphone apps such as Lumy. Continue reading How to get a perfect drone photo during the Golden Hour