Professional photographer and photography instructor Alex Koloskov talks about and demonstrates the beauty of still life photography. You’ll see how studio product and still life photography are different from other types of photography and why being a “lighting engineer” enables your to successfully work with still life subjects in the studio. Alex will also demonstrate […]
Natural light is notoriously difficult to control. And if you’re shooting somewhere outdoorsy like a park or a forest, you’ll most likely encounter dappled light. But you can use this type of lighting to your advantage! Here’s how to photograph in dappled light for amazing images.
Studio lighting set-ups can have two, three, four or even more lights to create a specific look. The hair light is part of many studio lighting set-ups for portraits. But what is a hair light? And how do you add one to a studio lighting set-up? Build your next portrait photography lighting set-up with confidence using this guide.
Many photographers choose to use natural light as their chosen style, almost as a badge of honour. Natural light is a wonderful source, providing ease of use and flattering light to your subjects, but you should be using it the same way as you would studio lights. You need to create light and shade that will add emotion or mood, not flat lighting that gives no shape, texture or mood. Hopefully these tips will help you on a path to refining your natural light classic portraits.
This is why it is vital that photographers master the basic fundamentals of low light techniques. We will discuss these techniques and how to apply them in various travel photography scenarios such as: