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Superb Sunsets: Tips for Stunning Sunset Photos

No vacation is complete without a sunset photo. Learn how to capture beautiful sunsets with these simple tips!

Photo by maya_newman

Many people tend to take pictures of the sunset while they’re on vacation, especially if the vacation destination is the beach. However, not all sunset pictures turn out great. In some cases, the photos do not capture the beauty of the real thing. Here are some tips that you can try out the next time you take a sunset photo!

Photo by upic

Get There Ahead of Time
Once you get to your vacation destination, scope out the area and look for spots that have spectacular views of the sunset. This will give you an idea on the best places to shoot your sunset photos! Also, check the local time to know the time of the sunset. Arrive at the place half an hour before the sunset so that you can get ready!

Photo by hodachrome

Experiment With the Weather
Sunset photos are not only good when the sun is out. In some cases, when the sky is filled with clouds, the colors can change or the sun can peek out from behind them. These instances can yield amazing pictures.

Photo by springeth

Work with Silhouettes
Sunset photos become more interesting if there is an added subject. What you can do is work with silhouettes of objects that may be in the frame when you shoot the sunset. Work with people, boats or other objects.

Photo by werriston

These are some tips that will help you with your sunset photos! Remember to keep shooting since the sun’s position changes every few seconds as it sets. This will give you variety in your photos and rest assured, you will be able to find that perfect sunset picture that fits right in your vacation album!

Photo by moodification

written by jeanmendoza

16 comments

  1. mafiosa

    mafiosa

    Great collection of photos.

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  2. foxypoxy3

    foxypoxy3

    awesome photos.
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  3. ho0la

    ho0la

    awesome picture :D

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  4. lilo

    lilo

    Gorgeous photos! Some good tips, I'll make sure to try them out :)

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  5. kingt4

    kingt4

    Nice pics.

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  6. lawypop

    lawypop

    luv sunsets!

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  7. lawypop

    lawypop

    luv sunsets!

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  8. hannahbryant_

    hannahbryant_

    Great article with some stunning photos.
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  9. _ella_

    _ella_

    amazing photos!

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  10. lovebuck

    lovebuck

    pictures are amazing!!!!

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  11. moodification

    moodification

    Great article ... and thanks for choosing one of my photos!

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  12. b0rn2b1ush

    b0rn2b1ush

    i love sunsets!

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  13. kendi

    kendi

    Dipolog, Philippines has one of the best sunsets in the world. :)
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  14. izzzart

    izzzart

    I have knowledge of your tipster .. :)

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  15. iamdnierod

    iamdnierod

    good stuff!

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  16. ulap

    ulap

    awesome pictures!!!
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