Posts about blue hour

The time between sunset and complete darkness is known in photographic circles as “the blue hour”. By photographing night scenes while there is still colour in the sky, the overall effect is much more pleasing to the eye than the same scene featuring a black sky. That’s why you’ll see more experienced landscape photographers out with their tripods at this time of the evening than at night time.

Lac Léman at sunset

The view from Eni Lavaux

Finally photographing a long-awaited evening view across Lausanne, thanks to getting the right angle with my drone.

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The memory moon

When the full (-ish) moon rises above Interlaken at this time of year, it always reminds me of a photo my Dad took in south Wales many years ago, where the reflection wasn’t on a lake but on the smooth surface of the sea off the coast of Freshwater East.

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