Weekly Photo Challenge: Interesting Light

Weekly Photo Challenge: Interesting Light

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….

Photo Etudes: The e-Book

Photo Etudes: The e-Book

I returned to the idea of a Photographic Etude this week and compiled an e-book focusing attention on the photographic techniques of composition, focus, light, and motion. To get e-book, Subscribe to PhotoYoga Newsletter

Weekly Photo Challenge: Mundane

Weekly Photo Challenge: Mundane

We’re photographing the mundane this week – something everyday – something ordinary.
 
This is all up for interpretation as what I think of as ordinary maybe extraordinary to others.

The Meaning of Light

The Meaning of Light

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 […]

Light, Light, Light

Light, Light, Light

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 […]