Weekly Photo Challenge: The Golden Hour

The Daily WordPress Photo Challenge for the week is The Golden Hour. Photographers swear that the best hour to take a photograph is this very brief window between the first hour of sunlight and sunset. It is easy to miss it.

For this week, here are my golden hour photos:

Watching the sunset at my cousin's back porch in downstate Illinois

Watching the sunset at my cousin’s back porch in downstate Illinois last weekend

Sunset over the flatlands in Moran, Wyoming

Sunset over the flatlands in Moran, Wyoming

Cheng Chau Island, HK for dinner

Cheng Chau Island, HK for dinner

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13 Responses to Weekly Photo Challenge: The Golden Hour

  1. Ese' s Voice says:

    Stunning, especially the flatlands…there’s something magical about it.


  2. Mng B says:

    Awesome! That’s one lovely sunset from the Porch, yeah!
    So proud of you, my awesome photographer/blogger cousin.


  3. viveka says:

    Just wonderful …. 3 golden hours … amazing all of them. HK is my favorite.


  4. bebs1 says:

    Ese, you should hear the sounds of the wild. They intensified as the sun sets like heralding a new day for all the animals to come out of hiding.


  5. bebs1 says:

    You are so lucky! You have a beautiful home, you can have a beautiful garden. Am sure the gardeners from church would be glad to spare some of their extra plants in the Fall. I could assist you with your gardening and I can assure you it is a very rewarding endeavor.


  6. bebs1 says:

    HK is a chef’s paradise, that’s why you love it. And I love it too for its open market to gourmet restaurants, there is something for every budget.


  7. viveka says:

    So true in what you’re saying … I love the markets too – often visit the “poor man’s nightclub” market .. didn’t have a clue what I was eating, but it all tasted fantastic.


  8. bebs1 says:

    I read once that in Chinese cuisine, anything that moves can be eaten so be careful. LOL But if I believe everything that I read, HK holds many secrets, historical or otherwise, underworld.


  9. viveka says:

    I know …. you don’t ask what is in the wok. *smile
    HK is an amazing city – one of my favorites …
    and just that it has so many secrets .. that makes it so exciting.


  10. Mng B says:

    You have the “perfect orange round ball” that you have been looking for right there in HK!

    Sure, you are welcome anytime, to help me re-create , renew, and add to this garden..

    I have opened the “window blinds” behind my “MAC” and I am imagining a staircase of
    potted flowers there..

    The wild ducks ( geese) flew across the lake this morning and settled on the neighbor’s lawn.
    It was quite a beautiful sight to see them up in the air above the lake.
    Good for them, they can stay there.


  11. LolaWi says:

    Gorgeous sunsets! I miss HK. I want to go back there.


  12. bebs1 says:

    Oh you easily can make a side trip when you go home.


  13. bebs1 says:

    Yes, leave them at your neighbors otherwise you will be stepping on their poop.


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