The sun is the center to our solar system, our lives literally revolves around it, making the sun a necessity to all living things. The sun is our main source of heat and light in our daily lives, not only that sun rise are normally seen as the beginning of a new day for new hope, where as sunset not only marks an end of the day but is also one of the most mysterious, romantic and beautiful moment of a day. The period between sunset and complete darkness is short with only precious minutes in between, but it is also during these times that one can always capture some of the best and most spectacular pictures using the power of nature’s best lighting. This is because one can only try to duplicate the spectacular rays of lighting and its effect during the fleeting moments of sunset.
Pictures of sunset are normally portray in a peaceful, calming, romantic and inspirational manner. Many people also enjoy spending their time near the beach when it is near sunset, which is why we often find many sunset photos taken by the beach. While one can always hope to capture astounding sunset photos, timing and the venue of a place are some of the crucial aspect when it comes to sunset photography. This is because during these short fleeting moments the color and lighting of the environment can change very quickly, which is why timing is so important when one is taking sunset photos.
During the magical sunset moment, one can expect to take pictures that can alter the conventional photocomposition; dramatic shadows and silhouettes are also one of the special effects in sunset photography. With all these effects taken care off, you might find that there is not much to alter in your photography, therefore in order to bring out a stronger color contrast in sunset photography one will only need to temper with the white balance function. It is also recommended for one to use a wide-angle lens and a tripod to produce a better effect when capture sunset at its best.
Here we gather up to 30 sunset photos for your reference, these photos were captures by different people, taken in different places and different parts of the world. These sunset photos also show the different periods of sunset, and in these photos we see the creativity of the photographers and nature’s lighting working at its best.
Sunset in Wales.
A kiss on a sunset.
A hug and kiss by the sunset.
Photographer took the first sunset in year 2009 when the sun wa directly behind a row of fence.
A mirrored sunset from a building.
Sunset at a long jetty in Tuggerah Lake.
Sunset taken in Tucson, Arizona.
Sunset by the rocks.
An engagement party by Laguna Beach.
Couples watching the sunset.
A peaceful sunset in Hawaii.
A beautiful sunset near the beach.
Sunset by the deck.
Sunset in a park.
Sunset photo taken in a field of dried and brown Queen Anne’s lace.
Another sunset photo taken by the beach.
A photo that resembles a painting done by French Impressionism painters.
A photo taken in Marin Headlands.
Sunset on Brooklyn bridge.
Sunset photograph taken in the city.
A couple enjoying the sunset.
Sunset near the port.
Orang sun in sky near Monticello, Wisconsin.
Last sunset in 2010.
Sunsiet in Venice, Rio di San Barnaba.
Sunset in Angkor Wat.
Dandelions floating in the sunset.
Sunset photo taken at the interior of Arbed Steel Works.
30 minutes after sunset at the Kirkland Marina Park during winter.
Riverscape at Rio de La Plata, Buenos Aires.