Photos taken during the “golden hour” (about 20 min before/after sunrise/sunset) can provide the perfect lighting for photography. This deck at Big Cedar Lodge, near Branson, MO, reflects sunlight a few minutes after sunset. Photo taken with a Nikon D90 and a Nikon 18 – 105mm lens. Settings: f5, 18mm, 1/30th second, ISO 500.
Here is a night photo taken at Big Cedar Lodge near Branson, MO. This was taken hand held with a Nikon D90 using a Nikon 35mm 1.8 lens.
In Southwestern Missouri there is a private park (open to the public) called Dogwood Canyon. Filled with waterfalls, unique bridges and scenic vistas, this is a “must visit” place! A 6½ mile paved path lets you see it all. Be sure to bring your camera!