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, itâ€™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 mindâ€™s eye. Thereâ€™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 weâ€™ll be explaining how to perfectly light a scene for a warm, dramatic effect. Weâ€™ll be using grids â€“ hard lights that are more controllable â€“ 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.