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, […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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, […]Read More
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 […]Read More