Here are 10 top tutorials where ‘light’ is mentioned somewhere in the title so you have access to top tips on flash, natural light, low light, winter light and everything in between in one handy place.
If you’re looking for lighting advice, be it for capturing portraits on a sunny day or shooting landscapes in summer, we probably have a tutorial to help you.
Natural light is often the only light available to us when we are out shooting. But far from being an untameable beast, there are several ways that you can control it to achieve your desired photo.
Working with just one light, or indeed natural light at dusk, is a great way to create moody portraits that can be full of character. It’s a perfect technique for shooting subjects who are a little older as low light can really exaggerate lines and wrinkles but don’t let this put you off photographing low light portraits of younger members of your family.
Get back to basics and make the most of natural light by capturing portraits without flash or studio lights.
Daylight is free and it is wonderful for portrait work as not only is it flattering and photogenic but it’s really easy to work with so it’s a good place for beginners to start. You don’t need a fancy studio, either, as you can pick a location outdoors or simply set-up next to a window in your own home.
Fill-in flash can give images that extra bit of ‘pop’ they need as we explain in this article.
Light’s an important tool for photographers and knowing how to make it work to your advantage when capturing photographs outdoors is essential.
Flash can give images that extra bit of ‘pop’ they need and many cameras feature several flash modes for you to pick from so we’re going to talk through the various modes available and how they work.
With just 1 studio light, the COOPH team demonstrate how you can create different/unique portraits by manipulating how the light falls to enhance portraits and, as a result, greatly improve your overall results.
If you’ve ever taken photographs with the sun in front of you, you’re likely to have experience flare, which probably spoilt your photograph. However, there are several things you can do to remove it or if you’re feeling creative, you can use it in your shots to add a little romanticism, mystery and warmth to your work.
We’ve got 9 lighting hacks to share with you which you can use the next time you’re capturing portraits.
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