10 Tips for Photographing Sunset And Sunrise

Photographing the sunset and sunrise is one of the many “must photograph” that must be done by a photography enthusiast. If you’ve ever tried to photograph the sunset or sunrise but less satisfied with the results, please try the following tips in order to photograph the sunset and sunrise gets better: A Queen Anne kind of sky-1

1. How well do Preparation perhaps,chasing the Sun Sunset and sunrise only lasted about half an hour. For that we must do the proper preparation before. Be sure to come early and make sure you already know from the point where you will be photographing. In order for the final composition of cool photos, do the previous observation. To ensure you are not late, you try to know what time sunset or sunrise is coming (because at sunset / sunrise is different from location to location). Also make sure the equipment is ready: camera – lenses – tripods (if any) and other accessories have been installed and tuned properly, so the time comes we can not busy busy photographing set of tools.

2. Do not Disappear Because Overcast. Since you’ve taken the – trouble came to a remote location and difficult, do not be disappointed if clouds suddenly arrived. Maximize your creativity while the sky covered with clouds. The sky was overcast not an obstacle to produce beautiful photos at sunrise and sunset. The bird and the sun.
3. Do Dazed At Wide Angle. Photographing the sunset and sunrise using a wide angle lens (wide angle) is a common, but do not dwell only use the lens (if you do have other options.) Take advantage of a range of other lenses, such as a telephoto lens.
4. Maximize silhouette. Things that add to the attraction photograph the sunset and sunrise is the silhouette. Silhouette gives a strong impression and gives the story in your photos, especially if you are photographing the sunset or sunrise in a location that has a strong identity.
5. Bring Tripod. If you want to use long shutter technique – make the HDR or panoramic view: tripod must be brought.


6. Use Manual Focus. Because of the sunset and sunrise have a fairly extreme quality of light, sometimes the camera will have trouble finding a focus if you use auto focus mode, immediately switch to manual mode so that we do not waste time waiting for the camera to find the focal point.
7. Use a Preset White Balance Cloudy. Jemeluk’s Sunset. Change the set of your white balance to Cloudy (usually denoted by the icon cloudy). Setting the white balance will make photo sunset or sunrise is warmer and the colors more “bite”, than if you use auto white balance settings. Or if you like to experiment, try other white balance settings.
8. Use Spot Metering (SLR and Prosumer) or Sunset Scene (For Pocket Camera). To obtain the correct exposure, use spot metering mode if you have an SLR and prosumer camera, or use the scene modes sunset / sunrise if you use a pocket camera beginners. For measurements using a spot meter, point the focal point to the area around the sun (not to be right in the sun – and it did metering with shutter half pressed, then lock your exposure. For a pocket camera (with scene modes), just point and snap.
9. Do not Stop When Sunset Through. When photographing the sunset, do not pack your camera just because the sun has passed the horizon line. Hold on a minute longer, because the light just after sunset is one of the most beautiful light that issued the wild. Likewise with the sunrise, do not come too closed with sunrise. The light just before sunrise is one of the most beautiful.
10. Pray For Natural Side with you. You are far – far come to a secluded beach (or mountain), set up alarms to wake up at 4 am and had set up all equipment to be ready to take pictures, but then – come rain arrived. Yes just did, photographing outdoors it requires luck and patience, why patience? because you can try again tomorrow.

Tags: ,

{ Comments are closed! }