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Catherine Quinn

Creating enveloping light. And when to use it.

If you take soft light to its extreme, you can devise a set up to completely surround a subject, bathing it in total, diffuse light that fills in every nook and cranny, eliminates every shadow, […]

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How to measure light

Light must be measured before it can be used creatively, and over time you will learn to ‘read’ the light before ever bringing the camera to your eye. You can build this expertise in a […]

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Photographing in the fog

Here in the northern hemisphere the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness is upon us, and many of us are waking to fog-wrapped mornings. Weather extremes can present photographers with wonderful opportunities for strong imagery, […]

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Backlighting in the studio

If you’ve ever shot back-lit into the sun, many of the same principles apply to backlit studio setups as they do with natural light—the difference being that the light itself is unlikely to be the […]

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