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Focal Point – Thursday, September 8

The last long weekend of summer is now behind us and Fall has certainly announced its arrival. With it, however, comes the changing colours of leaves and what is arguably the best light of the year during the golden hour.

Photo Fabulousness

Toronto Sunrise

Toronto Sunrise By RNexposures from the Vistek Photo and Video Pool on Flickr

Bloggy Goodness

One of the best photography tips ever given to me was: If you’re out shooting a beautiful golden sunrise or sunset take a few shots; then turn around, and what you’ll see is everything around you bathed in that same beautiful golden light and it just seems to make everything pop.

Check out even more tips and tricks at Photography Concentrate, a fab blog run by husband & wife team, Rob & Lauren Lim – two professional photographers who’ve made it their goal to help you become the photographer you’ve always wanted to be. Aimed at pros, hobbyists and everyone in-between, this informative site features a slew of articles and video tutorials as well as some handy freebies (templates, Lightroom preset samples, informative eBooks.) Go. Check it out.

Video Virtuosity 

This music video featuring Daniel Kamas and his original song Golden Hour from the EP Santa Elena was shot on DSLRs by Session 7 Media, a very talented young crew in Seattle, Washington. Check out this beautiful music and amazing collection of visuals.

Daniel Kamas – Golden Hour from Session 7 Media on Vimeo.