Blinded By the Light!

How to take photos in the Golden Hour

Photographers love what is known as the Golden Hour. It is a time where the lighting is beautiful for portraits and gives a wonderful saturation and highlights. However, to make sure that there aren’t severe shadows, many times a model will have to look directly into the sunlight. To prevent one from going blind, or from squinting and ruining a great photo, you can do the following method.

Have the photographer countdown from 3 and on the count of one, open your eyes forcefully and let the photo be taken. You can then look away and your photos will still turn out great! The one shown here is just a little example of what this looks like beforehand:

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