What is this Golden Hour You Speak Of?

Last week, I created a post that “translated” a few of the things that photographers say that non-photographers don’t know what they mean (though we say it like you should ;)).  One of the topics that I covered was “Golden Hour” – the time that happens approximately an hour before the sun sets!  We call it golden hour because it casts a beautiful, warm light and is enough to make your photos just dreamy.  So today, instead of just describing it to you, I figured I would show you a few of my favorite bride and groom portraits at “golden hour!”  I hope y’all enjoy!

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PS. What do you think? Is it worth it to grab a few portraits at golden hour? I’d love to hear from you below!


December 7, 2016

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  1. Bekah says:

    Gorgeous photos girl!! And so true that sometimes we say terms without realizing not everyone knows what they mean! Great post :)

  2. Beautiful. I love golden hour!! :)

  3. Andrea says:

    Absolutely beautiful! The third bride I had to take a double take, I thought it was Jessica Simpson! XOXO

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