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hard light

Working with hard light

Hard light is created by placing the model in front of a strong, directional light source. This creates a defined gradation between light and shadow as the light hits the subject. Generally in portrait photography, […]

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What's the difference between hard and soft light?

If there’s no light, there can be no photography; but what is light, exactly? Without going knee-deep into physics, light can be thought of as tiny particles that move very, very fast. Understanding light is […]

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