Wednesday, June 25, 2008

the magic hour

AOL Community Challenge-
 


JUDGED Category

The Magic hour, or Golden hour is the first  &  last hour of sunlight. 
I
t's the 1/2  hour before the sun rises, & 1/2 after the sun rises.  It's also the 1/2 hour before sunset & 1/2 hour after.  

sunset at lake guntersville, al....just after a rainstorm.

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15 comments:

nightmaremom said...

beautiful!
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mariebm56 said...

Wonderful~
love the simpilicity of this photo~
Marie

oldetownephotos said...

Peaceful.  Almost monochromatic.  Would love to see it cropped top & bottom.
Clyde

lv2trnscrb said...

gorgeous picture Gina!!!

I bet it just looked awesome in person!!!

good luck with it!

betty

radar446 said...

For some reason, my favorite part of this picture is the boat headed to the bridge.  I can't explain it, but that one element catches my eye every time.  Nice picture!

Greg

cmishvicki said...

Gina, I love the way the sun is putting a spotlight on the bridge and  surrounding water...plus the hazy look of this. It adds up to a great photo!
Vicki

midwestvintage said...

 Great shot.

                  Julie

rjsisti said...

You are absolutely right about that "Magic" hour!  Great photos!

Hugs, Rose

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inafrnz247 said...

Wide, open BEAUTY ~ I love the glints of setting sun in the air.

Michelle

rap4143 said...

Congratulations...nicely done :)...beauty!!!

Betty

midwestvintage said...

Congratulation on your well deserved win.

             Julie

lifes2odd said...

Beautiful Gina! Congrats on your win, well deserved!!
Martha :-)

blossomcat said...

Gina:    That is totally awsome !!!!!

Claudia

aimer said...

When I was a child, I would look up at the sky after a summer thunderstorm and as the sun began to reappear and the clouds dissipated, I would think to myself, that's where God lives. Your picture made me think that again.--Sheria

jlocorriere05 said...

Gorgeous Gina! I'm late commenting and know you won on this entry ~ very well deserved! Jeannette xx  http://journals.aol.co.uk/jlocorriere05/Welcometomytravels/