The drive had been pretty uneventful. The sun was hiding behind the clouds that was starting to form and no particular scenery were reveling itself to me. Anyone that have been shooting scenes before can probably relate to the frustration i was feeling. Well, I had pretty much packed up my gear and was starting to get out of the spothunting mode, refilled my cup of coffee and hooked up some music on the stereo. Suddenly I noticed the sun peaking carefully out from the bottom edge of the clouds, almost to say "ok buddy, fine...", to give me a few minutes of pure magic.
I never cease to be amazed by the "golden hour", the hour before the sun goes to the bar and asks for a double
I've driven past this spot several times before, always in grey conditions and flat light. This time the change was just bloody astronomical. The clouds were telling me that i had about a few precious minutes before all hell would come down my neck. I remember having goosebumps on my skin, mumbling to myself "DONT SCREW THIS UP..." hehe.
The final post RESULT ended up great. The light conditions is dramatic, pushing out the glorious colors of the trees and bringing up the contrast against the dark sky.
As seen in : www.flickr.com/photos/13091696…
Hope you enjoy it.