golden hour

NEW iPhone Golden Hour App

Here in DC, days are finally getting longer. At least long enough to prevent the need for changing gels from daylight to tungsten between the 5 and 6pm live shots. It’s nice to think it’s only going to get better (until the Summer Solstice). It’s always helpful to know when you’re going to need gels for live shots… and when you’ll get that beautiful golden sunrise or sunset for your…

Mobile Sunsets with iPhone Golden Hour App

Amanda Emily has done it again. The brilliant and creative mind behind the Golden Hour Calculator has decided to think small. iPhone small, that is. Now with a quick and easy web based app on your iPhone, you can get instant times for today and tomorrow’s Blue and Golden Hours. You don’t even have to know where you are – your phone figures that out for you. On your…

Post Daylight Saving Help with the Golden Hour Calculator

Now that folks here in the States have switched back to Standard Time (away from Daylight Saving Time) is time to readjust your evening live shot lighting. Amanda Emily has created a beautiful interface that she’s shared with us – the Golden Hour Calculator. They system figures out where you are on the globe and gives you a months worth of times for morning and evening golden hour and… Golden Hour Calculator

After I bragged about a “golden hour” calculator I found on the internet, Amanda Emily, photog historian and lifesaving server-tech, told me she had already built one. She kindly shared it with the b-roll community, and we’re now proud to unveil the Golden Hour Calculator. Even though it sounds like half-price drink time at the bar, “golden hour” is that twice daily time when the sunlight is most pleasing….