Racing the light to get the last shot of the day Travel Photography


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Racing the light to get the last shot of the day

This is the part of the day where things get really nerve-racking. The sun is maybe half an hour from the mountain range. It's actually more than an hour until sunset. But we're going to be in shadow as soon as it goes behind those mountains. It gets really tense because, wow. There's the scene out here that I want to exploit. But There's somethin even better, maybe, down the road. I gotta see it all. This is the part of the day where you start movin really quickly. Trying to find your shots quickly, compose them quickly, figure out your strategy and your exposure technique. Get the shot and move on. And that's what we're trying to do here.

We're going to head to bad water. (NOISE) I hate to break it to you, but this is very often all there is to landscape shooting. You've found the great light, you've found a compelling background, but now you need a foreground. This is such a great spot to shoot an album cover for some band or somethin...

Racing the light to get the last shot of the day
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Racing the light to get the last shot of the day provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Travel Photography: Desert Road Trip

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