Do you ever see a picture and wonder how the photographer obtained perfect lighting on a subject? You might be asking "What kind of flash does he use?" or "What are the settings on his camera to get such lighting?" In this tutorial, we will be explaining the secrets to turning your pictures into perfection.
Have you seen a photograph that you literally want to step through the frame and enter that world? Or have you seen a photograph that instantly made your mouth water and your hunger give a little twitch of hunger? Composition in photography is creating a story or capturing a moment that comes to life through the photograph. Professional photographers spend hours in the classroom learning the techniques for composition in photography and even more hours learning and fine-tuning this skill.
Tired of seeing black eye sockets and whitened out faces in that last series of snaps you took at the family outing? It’s easy to get a much better result if you just look at the light. No light, no picture, but what counts is the light quality and direction. And the good part is you can use natural lighting just as effectively inside as well as outside. A little careful seeing before you click the shutter is all that’s required.
Photography is about light, and in fact, it can be defined as recording the light. Lighting is also one of the hardest things to get right in a photograph.
Therefore, to shoot images that stands out of the crowd, an understanding the light source is critical.
Photography lighting plays the major role to capture colors as well as to reveal form and texture in an image. Examining “day light” is a great way to understand certain characteristics of light: the hardness or the softness of the source, direction of light and visible colors.
Today's photography tutorial explains some of the things you need to know regarding this aspect of light.