Woman, Angkor Wat, Cambodia
before sunrise and just after sunset are when the light is often
ideal for dramatic photography, because that is when colors are
vibrant and shadows are deeper. Here, hints of sunup slip through
this temple's entryway early in the morning, lending a golden sheen
to the woman's face and to the dancers chiseled on the temple wall.
Muslim couple, Kuching, Malaysia
a fill-in flash may help distinguish the storytelling elements of
an image. Here, the flash illuminates only the subjects and sharpens
the outline of the mosque, dramatically heightening the contrast.