Duesenbergs and Doughnuts: Why Dawn Patrol is Concours d’Elegance at its best


The terms “golden hour” or “magic hour” are used for the window of time when the sun is just above or just below the horizon. The warm, low light is flattering on people and especially on cars, where perfect paint shows off with reflected horizon lines and there are no hard shadows from side mirrors or trim to interrupt body lines. Photographers love golden hour, which is why they tend to be crepuscular, spending noontime indoors editing photos while the sun is angry and harsh.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/08/28/duesenbergs-and-doughnuts-why-dawn-patrol-is-concours-delegance-at-its-best