Shooting in the full midday sun can present creative challenges to any photographer.  The high position and brightness of the sun projects an even downward cast, leaving an exposure void of the depth and dynamic range we’re accustomed to in the long shadows of the morning and evening (golden) hours.

While it may not always be convenient to schedule work at these ideal hours of the day, there are some ways to make the most of shooting in the broad spectrum of midday sun.

If you have any questions, please feel free to drop me a note at [email protected] or connect with me on Twitter.


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  1. Brave shooter haha. Thanks for the tip!


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About Mark Morrow

Mark is an active photographer based in Roanoke, Virginia, with specialties in real estate and architectural projects as well as commercial product and portrait work. Always an avid student of the craft, Mark enjoys sharing photography insight and inspiration as a contributing author with


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