The ending of a sunny day can be really great for light. It tends to be softer, warmer, and just all around more pleasant. This is especially true for portraiture, but even when photographic less charismatic but sometimes more cooperative subjects like a lamp post, the nice light is effective.
This bad boy was taken with my 24-70mm lens zoomed in to 70. Exposure time was 1/160 of a second at f6.3, with an ISO of 100