LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY FAQ
Find answers to your photography questions.
Are sunrise or sunset photos better?
The most obvious difference is that the angle of light changes from sunrise to sunset. If you want your landscape lit up in a certain way (for example if you want a mountain face to be illuminated by the sun) it’s worth thinking about whether that will happen at sunrise or sunset. Past that there are many differences that depend on where you are. For example, where I live mornings are often clear, with clouds building in the afternoon. This is especially true during the summer. So the most dramatic light is often found at the end of the day. But this may not be the case for other locations, so it’s worth understanding how the light works