8. “Ora di oro” or St. Nicholas baking cookies 21.12.2014 (“Ora di oro” in Miklavž piškotke peče 21.12.2014)

A friend Matevž wanted to join one of my mini photosessions for a quite some time. He’s still “fresh” and very enthustiastic photographer who just went fullframe. I have to admit, he does show “symptoms” of a good and accurate photographer. Since I had a free sunday afternoon after a really long time and since I know where is a good place to take photos in winter, I invited him to join me.

When I started with photography, I’ve read about lighting many times. You know, every light has it’s color. In the old days, you had to be at the right time at the right place, to catch it. Well, this still counts today, but you can cheat and make it in photoshop as well.(I am slowly saying goodbye to photoshop and try to make 90% of photo without it).

Golden hour or as Italian say “ora di oro”. That’s the time when sun sets. Exact minute or two. Then it’s time called Saint Nicholas baking cookie.

Matevž and I went to Kovk. I know Kovk very well, I’ve been catching last rays of light there when I was younger. Me and my newest “toy” Leica x2, Matevž and his D600. Well, I’ve taken my Nikkor 24-70 2.8 so Matevz  could enjoy the angle of 24mm lens. The last paraglider just took off and we enjoyed the colors of the light and beautiful sunset, and yes Nicholas was baking cookies.

Gear: Leica X2.

 

Prijatelj Matevž me je že dostikrat nagovarjal, da bi se mi pridružil pri kaki moji mini foto ekspediciji. Je še “svež” in zelo navdušen fotograf in pravkar je “presedlal” na full frame. Moram priznati, da že kaže prave “simptome” dobrega in preciznega fotografa. Ker sem imel po dolgem času nekako neverjetno prosto nedeljsko popoldan in ker vem kje je pozimi pravi dobri “plac” za fotografiranje sem ga povabil da se mi pridruži.

Ko sem se začel ukvarjati z fotografijo sem večkrat bral o barvi svetlobe. Saj veste, vsaka svetloba ima svojo barvo. Fotografi smo na to še posebej pozorni. Včasih si moral biti ob pravem času na pravem kraju, da si jo ujel. No, to je tudi danes zlato pravilo fotografije, vendar danes si jo lahko na hitro naredim tudi v fotošopu. (Počasi in odločno se poslavljam od fotošopa in poskušam 90 % fotografije narediti brez njega).

Zlata ura ali kot rečejo italijani Ora di oro. To je čas ko sonce zahaja. Točno določeno minuto ali dve. Nato pride pa prizor ko “Miklavž piškote peče”.

Z Matevžem sva šla na Kovk. Kovk dobro poznam, saj sem tam še včasih pozimi na film lovil zadnje žarke svetlobe. Jaz s svojo najnovejšo igračko Leico X2, Matevž z svojim novo rabljenim full frame D600. No vzel sem še svoj Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8, da je lahko Matevž lahko malo užival v kotu 24mm objektiva. Zadnji padalec je pravkar odskočil, midva pa sva uživala v barvi svetlobe ter v prekrasnem sončnem zahodu, ter videla da Miklavž še piškote peče.

Oprema: Leica X2, Photoshop CS6.

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