This week’s photo challenge is a lighting etude. Photograph Interesting Light.
Sometimes photographers look for a subject first – what we’re going to photograph – and forget to look for the light. Light is the medium of photographers – it is what we use to create photographs. Being able to see and use light is fundamental to photography….
There are a thousand blog postings, books, podcasts, etc. about the importance of light in photographs. This will be a thousand and one. There’s a reason this theme is so important — Light changes everything. Light changes colors. Light changes shadow. Light changes what is seen and not seen in a photograph. Light changes snapshots […]
It’s no accident that most of the epic photos are taken around sunrise or sunset. It’s not just the colors of the sky, but the angle of the light. Shadows are enhanced. I listen to the Improve Photography podcasts a lot and I want to acknowledge how influential Nick Page has been in my understanding […]