If there is one essential ingredient for photography, it is light. It really wouldn’t matter how much money you put into your lenses and cameras if they were unable to gather, focus, direct, and record light; your gear would be nothing more than a collection of overpriced paper weights. Any photographer who wishes to reach their full creative potential should make it a point to understand the vital characteristics of light.
Low key photography is a simple technique that brings instant drama to an image. Like most other forms of photography, it is all about illumination and elimination.
For photographers, the best part about the holiday season is photographing Christmas lights and subjects with Christmas lights as background. It is during this season that you can go for images with beautiful Christmas Bokeh and they are really fun to photograph. When photographing Christmas lights it is important to understand the environment. Since the […]
The topic of metering modes seems to mystify a great many new photographers. It had me a little perplexed when I was starting out
Do you recall the moment you decided that you need to get better at — or get familiar with — flash photography? Thinking back, what was one of the first pieces of advice you encountered? I’ll bet it was an exhortation to “get that flash off your camera.” Did you even know what that meant? […]
Dappled light is small patches of light filtered through objects and it creates a combination of light and shadows. In this article, we will look at how to use dappled light creatively to make brilliant photographs.