chapter  1
What is available light?
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We have all marveled at the beautiful colors in the sky and snapped blindly away-only to nd that the photograph did not meet our expectations. Too often in these photographs, there is no subject in the foreground, or unwanted obstacles appear that you didn’t notice when you snapped the shutter. (Have you ever had a telephone pole sticking up behind someone’s head? Where did that come from?) Once a photographer masters the technical aspects of shooting the low-angled sun, then the content of the picture must be planned in order to create a sunrise or sunset image that is brimming with interest and vitality.