Interesting Photo of the Day: Evening Railway

The allure of the sunset shot has captivated audiences and photographers for decades. The high contrast and fascination with light and color entices photographers to use the last remaining sunlight to set the mood and tone of their shots:

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“This Evening Railway” by Lauxxx. (Via Imgur. Click image to see full size.)

This particular photograph sends us in the direction of the obscure vanishing point, faintly highlighted by the disappearing sunset. Lauxxx captured this photograph at one of the last possible moments before the sun disappeared over the horizon line. Its final glow shoots across the rails and creates a powerful gradient that displays the sky’s shifting colors, reminding us why we value sunsets and patiently await the sunrise.

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