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Capturing Light

Taking photos in tropical light

Low latitudes, around the equator and into the tropics, take the sun even higher in the middle of the day, which means that if you insist on going for traditionally ‘pretty’ each time you shoot, […]

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Timing the sun

While you might not think that meteorology or trigonometry come high on the list of necessary topics for photographers, you might find that running through the basics will help in identifying the kinds of light […]

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Snow – the ultimate reflector

Certain types of light are highly dependent on their environments, for example bright, tropical sunshine. Another is what you might term ‘snow light,’ which is when snow covers the ground and as a result has […]

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Falling rain and the best of photography

One of the things about flat grey days is that they often lead seamlessly to rain. And rain has a bad reputation in photography, though it’s not entirely deserved. For a start, most people find […]

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