The hour after sunrise and before sunset has been called the "Magic Hour" by Galen Rowell and other great landscape photographers. In this gallery, I have collected photos taken during that special time of the day where the warm, low angle lighting is the key compositional element, often changing an ordinary scene into a memorable photograph.
Charlottesville Virginia Historical Society building
restored building in the Historic Downtown Mall, Charlottesville VA.
Grand Canyon At The Yavapai Point Overlook During Sunrise
Queens Garden trail, Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah.
A red maple glowing in the warm light of the morning mist in autumn.
Zakim Bridge in Boston, Massachusetts, on the Charles River
A yellow dory tied to a dock on the Merrimack River, at Newburyport MA ...
The Parker River estuary on Plum Island, in Newburyport MA
Comerica Park, home of Major League Baseball's Detroit Tigers
A planted farm field and family cemetery in southwestern Ontario,
Oil Derrick in Southwestern Ontario
The National Aquarium, Inner Harbor area of Baltimore, Maryland
A sailboat drifts along the Merrimack River in Newburyport MA at dusk
Two dogs on the Merrimack River in Newburyport MA
Pelicans resting on a rock Point Piedras Blancas, near San Simeon, CA
Elephant Seals near Point Piedra Blancas, north of San Luis Obispo.