Photo Friday: Sunset

Sunset view from our room at the Sandpearl Resort in Clearwater Beach, Florida
Sunset view from our room at the Sandpearl Resort in Clearwater Beach, Florida

Some photographers feel that you must have a novel angle for every photo. How else are you going to distinguish yourself from the masses? I'm not so sure though. When I go through my travel photos, a great view or a particularly pretty sunset always makes me pause, take a deep breath, and put myself back in the moment when I took the photo. Novel? no. Rewarding? Yes.

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      1. Lisa

        http://www.gonewiththefamily.com/
        September 8, 2011 at 6:19 p.m.

        That's a beautiful sunset - no need for a fancy angle.

      2. walkingon travels

        http://walkingontravels.wordpress.com/
        September 8, 2011 at 7:11 p.m.

        I've been taking photos longer than I can remember. Sunsets are gorgeous no matter the angle, the place or the person who takes them. To me, if a photo means something to YOU then it is unique. Just because a photographer might have a "novel" perspective, it doesn't mean people will like it. Keep shooting exactly what you love woman!

      3. Kerry Dexter

        http://musicroad.blogspot.com/
        September 9, 2011 at 4:43 a.m.

        it's a lovely shot, one which invites each person who looks at it to think of their own memories.

      4. Mara

        http://www.motherofalltrips.com/
        September 9, 2011 at 7:05 a.m.

        I'm with you. We took so many pictures of the sunset in Oia when we were on our honeymoon in Santorini, and I know that my photos match those of a million other tourists. But they are still special to me and I have some framed and hanging up for that reason!

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