The golden hours are my favorite time of day in Arizona. The contrast between shadows and light is so pronounced and seems to bring more drama to the landscape. But the golden hours are wonderful in the East too, especially in the Fall as they accent the magnificence of the changing leaves. I was visiting my sister and photographed her children playing in the leaves right before she called them in for the evening.
I just missed that period right before twilight so I used Picasa to give the photo a little golden boost.