Magic Hour

Original Shadows

It was around 4:15 pm when I took this dramatic photo of the Original Mine. The sun was low and back lit the head frame, causing the long, dark shadows. The white snow is a good contrast to the dark shadows, versus the normally gray grass.

Original Mine

This is the Original Mine the hour before sun rise, also known as magic hour because of the excellent light quality. It’s cropped a bit strange. But I think it looks better than with the old buses in the photo.

Jewish Synagogue at Morning

The Jewish Synagogue is such a beautiful building architecturally. I’ve never been inside of it, but I’ve heard it’s equally as impressive. This photo was shut just after the sun rose, creating great contrast. Lately I’m drawn to black-and-white in photographs. It makes images with drab colors look a million times better.