We all know that using light is one of the most important factors in photography. At the same time, it can be one of the most challenging aspects of getting a high-quality photograph which is able to engage your viewers.
The lighting is rarely perfect by itself. No matter if we work with natural or studio lights, it happens quite often that the light is either too harsh or too dim. It takes a certain knowledge and experience in order to become able to deal with various lighting conditions.
The following ten tips are very useful reminders of the properties of light you should always consider:
1. Be Mindful Of Color Temperature
Even though every light has a specific color temperature, our eyes and brain are usually unable to interpret these temperatures as different colors. However, the camera's sensor records the color temperature as it is and because of this, we can see various color casts in photographs. These color casts can be easily controlled and neutralized by changing the white balance settings on the camera.
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