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How to Find the Best Lighting for Outdoor Photos

How to Find the Best Lighting for Outdoor Photos A couple of weeks ago my daughter and two of her friends wanted me to take some photos of them. I was thrilled to do it. They are 13 and any chance I have to take phot...

Guide to Taking Photos in Bright Sunlight

How to Take Photos in Bright Sunlight While taking photos in the bright mid-day sun presents a certain set of challenges, it can still be done with great results - if you know what to look for.  Unfortunately, taking...

4 Tips to Master Indoor Photography Lighting

4 Tips to Master Indoor Photography Lighting I was not one of those photographers who got a camera as a teen and followed my dreams to art school. Actually, it was quite the opposite... Like many photographers, I am ...

Photography Lighting Equipment for Beginners

Photography Lighting Equipment for Beginners The world of studio lighting can be an exciting aspect of photography for some people, while others are intimidated by what seems to be a never-ending stream of equipment ...

Backlit Photography: Illumination from Behind

What is Backlight? In photography terms, backlight is when your subject is illuminated from behind.  This means that you will place the light source behind your subject and in front of you (the photographer). Having ...

Lighting On The Go

When I first became interested in experimenting with off-camera flash, I was completely overwhelmed by the amount of information I found online and didn’t even know where to begin! While off-camera flash techniques a...

In this post, we will look at two different, yet very popular, lighting techniques: high key and low key. High key lighting is just what you would imagine - very bright, even light, whereas low key emphasizes midtone...