The margins of the day often provide moments of exquisite light when a scene may glow with a transcendent illumination.

mountains of Torres del Paine, Patagonia, Chile

Alpenglow on majestic peaks brush a lavender streak across the summits and must be anticipated as dawn breaks.  Exposures should be taken for the brighter highlights to best capture the delicate atmospheric colors.

village, Stark, New Hampshire

The magical blue light that occurs near the end of dusk provides a golden glow when photographed with a slow shutter speed and in concert with the manmade electrical lighting seen throughout this cozy New England hamlet.