BLUE H-O-U-R


Jo Ann Tomaselli ~ Visual & Verbal Reflections

blue hour sunrise sunset image art BLUE HOUR

Jo Ann Tomaselli ~ Fine Art Photography

I’m an early riser and consider it a blessing to be awake during the most magical time of day, valued by artists and photographers, and appropriately called ‘the blue hour’.

The blue hour happens as a result of science and to garner an understanding of the forces that align to make this magic light appear, it’s best to let Wickipedia explain it:

“The blue hour is the period of twilight each morning and evening when the sun is a significant distance below the horizon and the residual, indirect sunlight takes on a predominantly blue hue. This effect is caused by the relative diffusability of short blue wavelengths of light versus the longer red wavelengths.

During the blue “hour” (typically the period is about 40 minutes in length), red light passes straight into space while blue light is scattered in the atmosphere…

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Arizona Sun


Striking Photography by Bo

Arizona Sun Fine Art Print

Here is another from our trip to Arizona for the Thanksgiving holiday.   I was able to get up in the early morning hours before everyone got up to get this and be back for a full day.   It was clear blue skies the whole time we were there so the sky was not spectacular and this is one I came up with.  Shooting right into the sun with high f stop makes for a star effect. A scenic landscape view of the Arizona Sonoran desert as the blazing sun rises over the mountains.

Arizona Sun Fine Art Print

Fine art nature landscape photography images by James Bo Insogna (C)   – All Rights Reserved.

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