Photography blends science with art. The photographer is the artist who engraves his creation with light and shade. Science has gifted the artist a technically advanced digital camera for him to captivate life with it. But he must know to decipher the codes of light.
In photography, it’s all about lighting. The most successful photographers are the ones most able to control, manipulate, and use it to capture what they see in their mind’s eye. There’s generally 2 approaches when it comes to lighting. Let's talk about them!
Since one of the most important aspects of photography is how to control your lighting, today we’ll be explaining how to perfectly light a scene for a warm, dramatic effect. We’ll be using grids – hard lights that are more controllable – and the subject to be used will be food, because it is usually shot with hard lighting. The emphasis will be on controlling each light to create a subtle and warm effect.