12 Weekend Photo Projects To Do During the Golden Hour

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The Golden Hour is one of the best times for you to go out and shoot photos. But this weekend, you only have a small window to time to go out there and do it. So make the most of it! Here are some projects to get you started!

Backlight a Subject to Give Them a Radiant Glow

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More on backlight shooting here.

Shoot Tranquil Scenes By the Waterfront

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Make Flowers Look Like They’re in a Golden Field

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Play With Shadows on a Busy Street

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Give Yourself Five Minutes to Give Someone the Best Portrait They’ve Ever Had

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Get Up Really High and Photograph The World Below

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Try a Cinemagraph

Final Grace in Sunlight

 

Here’s how!

Play With Shoot Through Umbrellas

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Create a Panoramic Portrait

This may indeed look like a mistake, but believe it or not after Photoshop accidentally created an image like this, I tweaked the images for days until I recreated the effect myself.

This may indeed look like a mistake, but believe it or not after Photoshop accidentally created an image like this, I tweaked the images for days until I recreated the effect myself. Model: Bec Fordyce

 

Create Cinematic Scenes with a Telephoto Lens and a 16:9 Ratio

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Photograph People During Their Daily Commute

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Blend the Sunlight in with Strobe

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