An image created by LIGHT falling onto a photosensitive surface (usually photographic film or an electronic image sensor).
10% Composition & Posing
70% Light Knowledge
LIGHT HAS AN EMOTIONAL EFFECT
LIGHT & Emotion
Natural Light - Main Source of Blue Light
Artificial Light - typically yellow light
Mixed Light Sources - mixing blue & Yellow
The Importance of Shadows
diffused light vs harsh light
colors & tones Impact emotion similar to music
Broadlight & Shortlight - Light source is at an angle to your subject. Shadows fall to the Back or front of your subject’s face
BACKlight - Light source is behind your subject
Flat Light - Straight On lightsource No Shadows on your subject (Typically diffused)
FULLSUN - Dramatic Shadows, Expose For Light or Expose for shadows
Sunflares - Experimentation.
Light Color & tones - know your tones to prep for editing.
Don’t try to fit a Square Peg into a Round Opening
HAVE A GOAL
know your VIBE
STUDY YOUR SUBJECT
COMMUNICATE YOUR PLAN
Execute & Experiment