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Digital Photo Assignments by Steve Anchell

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Assignment 22Sunrise/Sunset

“Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.”

—Ambrose Bierce

Purpose: To Observe and Photograph Sunlight at Different Times of Day.

The color of daylight shifts from red/orange to blue to red/orange. These three shifts peak at sunrise, midday, and sunset.

  • For this assignment, you will need to locate an outdoor scene that you can return to at least three times, and a composition you can repeat. You should scout out the location ahead of time.

To complete this assignment you only need three photographs. However, don’t waste the opportunity. If it is a good location, find as many subjects as you can after you have taken the photo for the assignment.

  1. Arrive as near as you can to sunrise and ...

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